Your Nightly Need to Know 6/30/12

Mississippi is just a day away from losing its only abortion clinic. (Telegraph UK) Starting July 1st, women in Virginia will be required by law to have an ultrasound prior to an abortion. In addition, private and non-profit adoption centers can refuse to place a child in a home that violates the organization’s religious or…

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Your Nightly Need to Know 6/28/12

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! In case you were in a soundproof glass room today, the Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act in a 5-4 vote with Chief Judge John Roberts voting in the affirmative….

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“Who Owns Your Body? You? Or the State?”

Transcript of speech given by A is For co-founder Martha Plimpton at New York City’s Unite Women event, April 28th. 2012.    Where’s my personhood amendment? My name is Martha Plimpton. I’m a native New Yorker. I’m a United States Citizen and I vote. We’re here to ask each other a serious question: Who owns…

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Your Nightly Need to Know 6/27/12

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! New Hampshire legislators override governor’s veto of partial birth abortion ban, placing lives of New Hampshire women in jeopardy. (Huffington Post) The Vatican hires a former Fox News reporter as their…

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Your Nightly Need to Know 6/26/12

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! Rand Paul holds up passage of a flood relief bill by demanding a vote on “personhood.” (Care2) Rand Paul also holds up Washington D.C. budget autonomy by tightening abortion regulations and…

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Your Nightly Need to Know 6/25/12

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! Kansas revokes the medical license of a doctor who refused to force a ten year old rape victim to give birth. (RH Reproductive Health) The Vagina Dialogues. (Washington Post) Why does…

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Your Nightly Need to Know 6/21/12

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! Ohio “personhood” initiative faces shortfall in the number of signatures required to get on the November ballot. (Washington Post) Oklahoma attorney general has appealed the reversal of a law that would…

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Your Nightly Need to Know 6//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! After giving an impassioned speech about abortion at Netroots Nation, Darcy Burner has become the target of a conservative smear campaign. (AlterNet) Planned Parenthood issues statement regarding the latest Live Action…

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Your Nightly Need to Know 6/19/12

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! Awww! Michigan Republicans are upset with the coverage of The Vagina Incident. (Michigan Live) Michigan’s governor quietly vetoes the state’s ban on abortion after 20 weeks. (Jezebel) Planned Parenthood is sending…

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