Your Nightly Need to Know 5/31/12

Is there a story involving women’s rights that you think deserves more coverage? Tweet us a link at @aisfororg and we’ll check it out! What kind of impact does Facebook culture have on teenage girls? (Miss Representation) Surprising absolutely no one, the Planned Parenthood “sting” tape was heavily edited. (Media Matters) Honoring Dr. Tiller: A…

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Your Nightly Need to Know 5/30/12

An Oklahoma rape victim was refused emergency contraception by hospital staff due to “religious objections”. (News 9) A group of Chicago priest band together to defend nuns attacked by the Vatican. (Chicago Sun-Times) The next battle in the War on Women will be fought over the Paycheck Fairness Act. (Washington Post) The Senate Federal Credit…

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Your Nightly Need to Know 5/29/12

Is there a story involving women’s rights that you think deserves more coverage? Tweet us a link at @aisfororg and we’ll check it out! The House is a Thursday vote on a bill, PRENDA, that would ban “sex-selective” abortions. (The Hill) The passage of PRENDA could subject women, especially Asian women, to increased scrutiny when…

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Your Week in Review 5/21/12 – 5/27/12

Is there a story involving women’s rights that you think deserves more coverage? Tweet us a link at @aisfororg and we’ll check it out! A Christian obstetrician explains why he performs abortions. (NJ.com) 43 Catholic organizations, including the University of Notre Dame, have filed lawsuits against the government mandate of contraceptive coverage. (New York Times)…

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Your Nightly Need to Know 5/25/12

Is there a story involving women’s rights that you think deserves more coverage? Tweet us a link at @aisfororg and we’ll check it out! Pennsylvania Congressman Daryl Metcalfe lies about Planned Parenthood in hopes that the state will defund them. Let him know the truth on Twitter: The National Abortion Federation has issued a warning…

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Your Nightly Need to Know 5/24/12

Is there a story involving women’s rights that you think deserves more coverage? Tweet us a link at @aisfororg and we’ll check it out! Women’s clinics in Atlanta are on heightened alert after a rash of fires and burglaries. (Atlanta Journal Constitution) A Senate panel backed a provision that would remove some restrictions on funding…

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Your Nightly Need to Know 5/23/12

Is there a story involving women’s rights that you think deserves more coverage? Tweet us a link at @aisfororg and we’ll check it out! Why words matter in the latest Gallup Poll results on abortion. (Maddow Blog) Fires at Georgia abortion clinics have providers concerned. (RH Reality Check) An American Airlines pilot forced a passenger…

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Your Nightly Need to Know 5/22/12

Is there a story involving women’s rights that you think deserves more coverage? Tweet us a link at @aisfororg and we’ll check it out! The newly formed GOP Women’s Policy Committee has a lousy track record when it comes to policies that would benefit women. (Think Progress) According to the Justice Department, 1 in 3…

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Your Nightly Need to Know 5/21/12

Is there a story involving women’s rights that you think deserves more coverage? Tweet us a link at @aisfororg and we’ll check it out!   43 Catholic organizations, including the University of Notre Dame, have filed lawsuits against the government mandate of contraceptive  coverage. (New York Times) The Arizona fatwa against all things pro-choice related…

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Your Week in Review 5/14/12-5/20/12

Is there a story involving women’s rights that you think deserves more coverage? Tweet us a link at @aisfororg and we’ll check it out! Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback signed into law the Health Care Rights of Conscience Act, which allows pharmacists to refuse provide any drugs they feel could cause an abortion. (Kansas.com) The abortion…

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