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Survey: Most Millennials Support Access to Affordable Birth Control
A majority of U.S. adults ages 18 to 35 across all religions, ethnicities and races favor access to affordable birth control, according to a Public Religion Research Institute survey released Friday, the Religion News Service/Salt Lake Tribune reports.

Mont. House Endorses Bill Calling for 'Personhood' Ballot Initiative
The Montana House on Friday voted 54-46 to endorse a bill (HB 425) that would authorize a ballot initiative that would amend the state constitution to define life as beginning at conception, the AP/Franklin Daily Journal reports.

Commentary: Ariz. Bill Adds To 'Long List' of Misinformation in Anti-Choice Laws
If signed by the governor, an Arizona bill (SB 1318) requiring physicians to tell women that a medication abortion can be reversed would "join a long list of information that" Arizona physicians "are forced to relay to patients seeking an abortion -- much of which providers know to be misleading and aimed ... at dissuading women from choosing the procedure," Brandy Zadrozny writes in the Daily Beast.

Ark. Legislature Sends Parental Involvement, Funding Restriction Bills to Governor
Arkansas lawmakers on Thursday advanced two antiabortion-rights measures (HB 1424, SB 569) to Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R) for consideration, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports.