Freedom Whore – Abortion, Shame, and The Right To Deny Me My Rights by Martha Plimpton Jul01

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There are innumerable contradictions and hypocrisies buried in Monday’s all-male,...

Your Nightly Need to Know 7/31/14 Jul31

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Mandatory Adoption Seminars: The Latest Anti-Abortion Scheme (Mother Jones) #KnowYourHistory: Women of color have been moving beyond “pro-choice” for decades (Feministing) We’re Fighting for Access, Not Choice (Huffington Post) In an Alarming Move, Activists Are Trying to Shut Down a...

Your Nightly Need to Know 7/30/14 Jul30

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Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick Signs Clinic Protection Legislation (RH Reality Check) 5 Facts About Your Birth Control In A Post-Hobby Lobby World (Refinery29) Birth Control is 100 Years Old: MAKERS Reflect On Its Evolution (Makers) Putting More Restrictions on Abortions Doesn’t...

Your Nightly Need to Know 7/29/14 Jul29

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Appeals Court Strikes Down Law, Saves Mississippi’s Only Abortion Clinic (Talking Points Memo) Judges Block Abortion Curb In Mississippi (New York Times) Appeals Court Saves Mississippi’s Only Abortion Clinic (Think Progress) Ninth Circuit Puts Trial Over Arizona Medication Abortion...

Your Nightly Need to Know 7/28/14 Jul28

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Senate Abortion Hearing Reveals Junk Science Behind Women’s Health Laws (i09) Federal Appeals Court Dismisses Fraud Case Against Planned Parenthood (RH Reality Check) Kansas City, Kansas, abortion clinic closes (Kansas City Star) Anti-abortion laws often rooted in racism (St. Cloud...

Your Nightly Need to Know 7/25/14 Jul25

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UN Warns Countries With Draconian Abortion Bans That They’re Violating Human Rights (Think Progress) Debunking the bad science on abortion and women’s health (The Hill) How Texas’ New Abortion Restrictions Have Actually Impacted Access to the Procedure (Dallas Observer) Arkansas...

Your Nightly Need to Know 7/24/14 Jul24

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Anti-Choice Protests Target New Orleans Clinics, Homes, Churches (RH Reality Check) Anti-abortion fanatics invade a church service. Where’s the outrage? (LA Times) Back-Alley Legislation: How Half of Texas’ Abortion Clinics Were Shut Down Under Shady Pretenses (Take Part) Right Wing...

Your Nightly Need to Know 7/23/14 Jul23

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Massachusetts House Approves Abortion Clinic Bill (CBS Boston) Watch Abortion Access Melt Away In Texas (Mother Jones) Number of Texas women living more than 200 miles from an abortion clinic just went up by 3,000 percent (Salon) Abortion Protesters Interrupt Church Service, Tell Pro-Choice...

Your Nightly Need to Know 7/22/14 Jul22

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Number of Texas abortion clinics could go from 41 to six in just one year, health site reports (Times-Picayune) N.H. Argues Abortion Clinic Buffer Zone Is Legal (WBUR) Louisiana Pro-Choice Community Stands Up Against Operation Rescue (Ms Magazine) Year after abortion law, Texas Senator Lucio...

Your Nightly Need to Know 7/21/14 Jul21

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Pro-Life Nurse-Midwife Who Won’t Prescribe the Pill Sues Family Planning Center for Not Hiring Her (Slate) What The Abortion Fight Unfolding In Tennessee Means For The Rest Of The Country (Think Progress) Texas Planned Parenthood comes out swinging (Austin Chronicle) The anti-abortion...

Your Nightly Need to Know 7/18/14 Jul18

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What If You Could Only Get an Abortion If Two Doctors Approved It? (Truthout) Half Of Texas Abortion Clinics Close After Restrictions Enacted (NPR) Half Of Texas’ Abortion Clinics Are Gone (Think Progress) HB 2 Impact Felt One Year Later (Austin Chronicle) A Year After Texas’ Abortion...