Newspaper Roundup for Friday, May 18, 2012

May 18, 2012 - 8:17 AM

USA Today:
Oregon bans Native American mascots in schools

Washington Times:
Republican bill would limit abortions in D.C.
Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) has 193 co-sponsors for the bill

Washington Post:
D.C. delegate to Congress not allowed to speak at GOP hearing on D.C. abortion bill

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
N.J. bill to loosen state's strict surrogate parenting laws moves forward

USA Today:
Police report: Trayvon Martin's shooting was 'avoidable'

Washington Times:
Obama seeks to woo military vote from Republicans
Romney will trim benefits to veterans, Democrats say

Washington Post:
In D.C., Chinese dissident hopes for a chance to return to China
Has lived here in exile for 23 years

The Hill:
Fury over birth-control mandate trails HHS Sec. Sebelius to Georgetown

The Hill:
European economic woes visit Obama as he hosts G-8 summit at Camp David

Fox News:
US envoy to Israel: Plans in place to attack Iran if necessary

The Hill:
Lawmakers clash over rules for detaining terrorism suspects

Fox News:
Congressman: There is a War on Religious Belief in Military

Washington Times:
Defense contractors eye cuts to jobs, plants
Sequestration could cost Pentagon $600B

USA Today:
House passes bill that would penalize those who help build smuggling tunnels

Fox News:
Edwards' defense closes by arguing he sinned with his affair, but broke no laws

Fox News:
Supreme Court Justice Breyer robbed for second time in three months

Denver Post:
Feds again smack down plan to pipe water from Wyoming to Colorado

Houston Chronicle:
Would you pay $1 million for an electric car?

Miami Herald:
Keys mayor wants crocodiles removed from human areas

The Hill:
House GOP lawmakers take aim at earmark ban

Philadelphia Inquirer:
Prosecutors rest in Philly clergy sex abuse trial

Philadelphia Inquirer:
Autopsy: Evidence of marijuana in Martin's blood