Your Nightly Need to Know 9/28/12 Sep28

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Why sexual fundamentalists dominate politics. (AlterNet) A loophole in Indiana’s abortion law could make it harder for women to obtain a medicinal abortion. (Newser) Activists file a lawsuit against the Colorado Secretary of State in an effort to get “personhood” on the...

Your Nightly Need to Know 9/27/12 Sep27

Your Nightly Need to...

Red states = Teen moms. (Slate) Todd Akin refers to Sen. Claire McCaskill as “not ladylike“. (Think Progress) Akin also recalled his time in jail after being arrested at an anti-choice protest. (Huffington Post) Women who edit magazines make $15,000 less than men. (Think...

Your Nightly Need to Know 9/26/12 Sep26

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A survey of Kenyan women revealed that 90% have never been tested for breast cancer. 92% have never been tested for cervical cancer. (Capital News) To the surprise of absolutely no one, Republicans are trying to block passage of a bill that would protect pregnant women in the workplace....

Your Nightly Need to Know 9/25/12 Sep25

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Why Republicans will decide to support Todd Akin. (Bloomberg) A majority of women say that birth control keeps them financially solvent. (Buzzfeed) An anti-choice ad featuring a dismembered fetus has begun airing in Kentucky. (Courier-Journal) Planned Parenthood launches a new ad buy targeting...

Your Nightly Need to Know 9/24/12 Sep24

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Illinois appellate court rules that the state’s pharmacists are not required to dispense the “Morning After” pill. (Huffington Post) Why are teen pregnancy rates in liberal New York so much lower than conservative Mississippi? (Slate XX) New York Times’ Ross Douthat...