Your Nightly Need to Know 4/20/15

Polls Have Been Misleading You About What Americans Actually Believe About Abortion (ThinkProgress) Is the nation really ‘split’ on abortion? Two researchers think we’re asking the wrong questions (Daily Kos) Abortion restrictions relying on ‘junk science,’ rights advocates say (LA Times) Gay Marriage Is an Easier Sell Than Abortion (Bloomberg View) An unnecessary fight about…

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On Tuesday, the Center for Reproductive Rights released the latest video in their Draw the Line campaign. In it, star of the HBO series Girls Jemima Kirke detailed the abortion she had while in college and the many reasons she chose to have it. Her financial resources limited, Kirke was unable to afford anesthesia during…

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Your Nightly Need to Know 4/16/15

Carly Fiorina Outlines New GOP Strategy to Talk About Abortion (Time Magazine) Rand Paul Outlines 2016 Strategy to Go on Anti-Abortion Offensive (US News and World Report) Anti-Choicers Are Going to Take Away Second-Trimester Abortion Without Much Notice (RH Reality Check) California could force crisis pregnancy centers to stop lying to women about abortion (Salon)…

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Your Nightly Need to Know 4/15/15

Tennessee Senate OKs 48-hour abortion wait period (The Tennessean) Senate approves Tennessee abortion bills. Next up, the House. (Memphis Commercial Appeal) ‘Marlise’s Law’ Could Give End-of-Life Rights to Pregnant Texans (RH Reality Check) The Perfect Storm May Be Brewing In Colorado To Pass A ‘Personhood’ Law (Think Progress) Dismembered Protections (Slate) Senators renew abortion battle…

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Your Nightly Need to Know 4/14/15

Arkansas Legislature’s Anti-Choice Bill Spree ‘Absolutely Devastating’ for Women (RH Reality Check) Ohio Bill Uses Faux Disability Rights Language to Erode Choice (RH Reality Check) Jeb’s abortion nightmare: How he funneled tax dollars to quack anti-choicers & gutted real health care (Salon) Jemima Kirke’s Abortion Story Reminds Us Why Reproductive Rights Matter (Huffington Post) ‘Religious…

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Your Nightly Need to Know 4/13/15

Walmart Pharmacist Refuses To Fill Prescription For Miscarriage Patient Citing ‘Conscience Clause’ (Addicting Info) Milledgeville Pharmacist Refuses to Fill Prescription for Miscarriage Patient (WGXA) Debbie Wasserman Schultz hits back at Rand Paul in abortion fight (MSNBC) Oklahoma Governor Signs Measure Banning Abortion Procedure (ABC News) The Surprising Countries Where It’s Easier To Get An Abortion…

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Your Nightly Need to Know 4/9/15

The Problem With The GOP’s ‘Gotcha’ Question On Abortion (Think Progress) Texas Committee Considers Ban on Abortion Coverage in Obamacare Health Plans (Texas Observer) Kansas Tries to Stamp Out Abortion (New York Times) Rand Paul And The Nasty Campaign To Turn Pro-Choice Women Into Monsters (Think Progress) Oklahoma Approves Ban on Second-Trimester Abortion Method (US…

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Your Nightly Need to Know 4/8/15

Proof that “pro-life” and “pro-choice” labels don’t work (Vox) The ‘Science’ Behind Arizona’s Mandatory ‘Abortion Reversal’ Advice (RH Reality Check) To Keep Women Safe, North Carolina GOP Tries to Stop Med Students From Learning How to Provide Safe Abortions (Slate) There Are No Abortion Cakes (The Nation) “It’s thousands of different shades of gray”: What…

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Your Nightly Need to Know 4/7/15

Kansas Bans Common Second Trimester Abortion Procedure (New York Times) Kansas Becomes First State To Ban Common Form Of Abortion (Huffington Post) In Arizona, Arkansas, women must be told that abortion can be ‘reversed’ (Washington Post) Tennessee abortion waiting period bill heads for Senate vote (The Tennessean) Abortion Opponents Are Quietly Going After One Of…

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Your Nightly Need to Know 4/6/15

Oklahoma Senate panel OKs 72-hour abortion wait time (The Telegraph) Ohio abortion bill creating controversy among college women (USA Today) ACLU sues over abortion access for immigrants (The Hill) Why the ACLU is suing Catholic Charities over abortions for unauthorized immigrants (Vox) Texas Lawmakers Want to Close ‘Bypass’ for Teen Abortions (ABC News) 5 Things…

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