Michigan Right to Life reports that on December 20, Governor John Engler signed into law a three-bill package that requires abortion clinics to meet basic health and safety requirements. The law will also provide more accurate information about abortion and the injuries it causes to women. The abortion clinic regulation and reporting law will take effect March 9, 2000. (PR Newswire) 

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), a Washington-based Islamic advocacy group,  today released the results of a nationwide survey of American Muslim political attitudes indicating that only 55 percent of respondents say they believe abortion should be prohibited except to save the life of the mother. (PR Newswire) 

Catholic World News reported that Vice President Al Gore on Tuesday said the US government will soon include homosexuals and lesbians in federal anti-discrimination laws.