Your Nightly Need to Know 7/31/12 Jul31

Your Nightly Need to...

The House fails to reach a 2/3 majority in order to pass a bill that would have banned all abortions in Washington D.C. after twenty weeks. (The Hill) Ahead of the House vote, Senator Mike Lee files an amendment to a cybersecurity bill that would ban abortions in D.C. after twenty weeks, with...

Your Nightly Need to Know 7/30/12 Jul30

Your Nightly Need to...

A U.S. District judge ruled that Arizona’s law banning abortions after 20 weeks can go into effect. (CBS News) The Arizona law will force women to carry fetuses with fatal defects to full term. (AZ Central) Planned Parenthood and NARAL plan to score Tuesday’s House vote on banning...

A is For: Abortion Jul30

A is For: Abortion

Part of A is For’s mission is keeping you Alert and Aware of the legislation that is being proposed and passed to chip away at our reproductive rights. When you read about it, I’m sure some of you think,“This can’t be happening,” or “No way,” or “WTF?!” I don’t...

Your Nightly Need to Know 7/27/12 Jul27

Your Nightly Need to...

VA Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli’s anti-abortion crusade. (Washington Post) Nebraska Planned Parenthood centers to offer adoption services. (Care2) Study turns conventional wisdom about teenage pregnancy and poverty upside down. (Chicago Reader) The House will vote on banning abortions...

Your Nightly Need to Know 7/26/12 Jul26

Your Nightly Need to...

Michigan lawmakers are one step closer to passing sweeping anti-choice legislation. (WILX) Why eliminating Planned Parenthood would be a major step back for America. (Huffington Post) The pregnant teenager in the middle of an abortion debate in the Dominican Republic has begun receiving...