Your Nightly Need to Know 7/2/15

Today’s top story: Florida’s 24-hour abortion waiting period is back on hold. Also in the news: Arizona’s battle over the abortion pill comes to a temporary truce, 51 new abortion restrictions have been enacted this year, and the UN urges Nigeria to ease its abortion restrictions for victims of Boko Haram. Florida’s new 24-hour abortion…

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Your Nightly Need to Know 7/1/15

Today’s top story: Anti-Choice laws went into effect in several states today. Also in the news: The abortion fight in Texas continues on, anti-choicers are now harassing women after abortions, and an author explains why she decided to include an abortion in her Young Adult novel. A Slew of Anti-Choice Laws Take Effect Today (RH…

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Your Nightly Need to Know 6/30/15

Today’s top story: Tennessee’s new abortion restrictions go into effect on Wednesday. Also in the news: The Supreme Court declines action on Mississippi’s abortion law, a judge blocks Florida’s 24-hour waiting period, and more politicians are choosing to make the fight for reproductive rights personal. Supreme Court Takes No Action on Mississippi Abortion Law (NBC…

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Your Nightly Need to Know 6/29/15

Tonight’s top story: The Supreme Court puts Texas abortion restrictions on hold, allowing clinics to remain open. Also in the news: Tennessee’s new abortion laws to go into effect on Wednesday, the first abortion drone flight is a success, and why Ricki Lake’s new birth control documentary is anti-women. Supreme Court Allows Texas Abortion Clinics…

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All Eyes Should Still Be On SCOTUS

For the past week, the nation’s eyes have been collectively glue to the Supreme Court as we waited anxiously for rulings regarding Obamacare subsidies and marriage equality. Many of us were hunched over our computers, staring at SCOTUSblog and #waitingforlyle. As each ruling came down, there was cause for celebration; Friday’s ruling especially. After a…

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Your Nightly Need to Know 6/26/15

Today’s top story: Tennessee’s surgical center abortion law is temporarily blocked. Also in the news: The abortion pill drone heads to Poland on Saturday, pro-choice campaigners in Northern Ireland dare the government to arrest them, and Sofia Vergara is met by anti-choice protesters at a movie premiere. Judge temporarily blocks Tennessee surgical center abortion law…

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Your Nightly Need to Know 6/25/15

Today’s top story: A judge blocks Kansas’ ban on a second-trimester abortion procedure. Also in the news: Ohioans protest proposed abortion restrictions in the state’s budget, Tennessee clinics sue to block new restrictions, and a Louisiana lawmaker stands to make a whole lot of money as part of the state’s anti-abortion lawsuit. Judge Blocks Kansas…

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Your Nightly Need to Know 6/24/15

Today’s top story: Abortion restrictions in Texas go into effect soon, unless the Supreme Court acts. Also in the news: The ACLU targets Florida’s abortion waiting period, the Ohio senate passes a 20-week abortion ban, and Bobby Jindal’s nightmarish abortion policies. Waiting for SCOTUS: Abortion access at stake (MSNBC) Texas Abortion Curbs Go Into Effect…

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Your Nightly Need to Know 6/23/15

Tonight’s top story: The GOP launches yet another war against family planning. Also in the news: The fallout from the Texas abortion ruling, Scott Walker’s no exemptions abortion ban, and the Satanic temple suing Missouri over its abortion laws. The GOP’s Latest War On Family Planning (Talking Points Memo) Feeling the Fallout From the Texas…

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Your Nightly Need to Know 6/22/15

Tonight’s top story: The Supreme Court is deciding whether or not to take up Texas’ abortion clinic case. Also in the news: A look at Missouri’s last abortion clinic, the fifteen states receiving a failing grade for reproductive rights, and an absolutely incredible way to use a drone. Justice Sotomayor Hides Good News For Abortion…

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