Your Nightly Need to Know 8/31/12 Aug31

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Why Todd Akin’s lies are about more than just rape. (Politico) Georgia eliminates waiting list for HIV/AIDS drugs. (Online Athens) Another day, another dumb comment about rape and pregnancy. (TruthDig) Karl Rove jokes about killing Todd Akin. (Inquisitr) Rep. Akin’s unscientific...

Your Nightly Need to Know 8/30/12 Aug30

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Paul Ryan’s abortion problem. (Washington Post) The Republican’s abortion plank has a long history. (Los Angeles Times) At the Republican Convention, social issues are off women’s agenda. (New York Times) The women who love Republicans who hate them. (Nation) Romney family...

Your Nightly Need to Know 8/29/12 Aug29

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After 30,000 signatures were invalidated, a “Personhood” initiative has failed to make the ballot in Colorado. Organizers, however, are vowing to fight. (The Daily Beast) The real-life consequences of a “human life” amendment. (Center for Reproductive Rights) Mitt...

Your Nightly Need to Know 8/28/12 Aug28

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The Republican National Convention began today with the GOP announcing their anti-choice, anti-women, anti-gay, anti-health care platform. (Huffington Post) Al Jazeera and the abortion debate. (Huffington Post) A Federal judge dismissed Wheaton College’s lawsuit against the government...

Your Nightly Need to Know 8/27/12 Aug27

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Mitt Romney tells CBS he supports abortion in cases of rape, incest and the “health and life of the mother“. (CBS) Women’s issues and weather crowd the GOP’s message on the eve of the Republican National Convention. (Roll Call) GOP group courts women at the convention...