Your Nightly Need to Know 3/2/15

The hard truth about reproductive health under Obama (The Hill) 20-Week Abortion Ban Sent to West Virginia Governor’s Desk (RH Reality Check) El Salvador and ‘Las 17’ (New York Times) Beware Lesbian Abortion Cookies! The Worst Conservative Attacks On the Girl Scouts (Right Wing Watch) Is ‘Reversing’ An Abortion Really A Good Idea? (Talking Points…

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Your Nightly Need to Know 2/27/15

Over-The-Counter Birth Control May Be A Game-Changer (Huffington Post) Pro-choice rally crashed by anti-abortion activists (Idaho State Journal) At CPAC, 2016 Hopefuls Stick to Rote Remarks on Abortion (RH Reality Check) As abortion bills surface, new debates over women’s health (Minnesota Star Tribune) Poor Women Have The Highest Rates Of Unintended Pregnancy And The Lowest…

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Your Nightly Need to Know 2/26/15

Oregon Bill Would Mandate Coverage for Reproductive Health Care, Abortions (RH Reality Check) 10 Reasons Why Anti-Abortion Campaigners Shouldn’t Pray at a Clinic (Care2) 76-year-old Texas man bikes 300 miles to raise money for Planned Parenthood (Salon) House Republicans Slip Anti-Abortion Language Into Education Bill (Huffington Post) Abortion rights activists rally at the Texas Capitol…

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Your Nightly Need to Know 2/25/15

Arkansas Passes Law Banning Telemedicine for Abortion (Cosmopolitan) Arkansas Passes First Abortion Restriction of 2015 (ACLU) Abortion and Breast Cancer: How Abortion Foes Got It Wrong (Huffington Post) Ohio Abortion rights supporters push back on proposed 20-week ban, ‘heartbeat bill’ (Cleveland.com) HBO’s ‘Girls’ offers a fresh take on abortion (MSNBC) Pricing American Women Out Of…

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Your Nightly Need to Know 2/24/15

Lawmaker who thinks the stomach and vagina are connected: Question was about “safety of the woman” (Salon) Idaho Lawmaker Wonders If Women Could Have A Gyno Exam By Swallowing A Tiny Camera (Think Progress) What It’s Like to Be an Activist When Your State Is Hostile to Reproductive Rights (Cosmopolitan) ‘It feels like Texas': running…

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Your Nightly Need to Know 2/23/15

Anti-Abortion Lawmaker Clearly Doesn’t Understand Female Anatomy (Huffington Post) Kansas Senate Votes to Ban Procedure Critical to Miscarriage Management, Abortion (RH Reality Check) TV gets smart — and sensitive — about abortion (Washington Post) The Nation’s Most Restrictive Anti-Abortion Law Just Reached The Supreme Court (Think Progress) In Pre-Primary Pivot to Right, Scott Walker Shifts…

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Your Nightly Need to Know 2/20/15

South Dakota Lawmaker Who Called Planned Parenthood ‘Worse Than ISIS’ Sees Bill Gutted (RH Reality Check) Kansas Senate Approves Proposed Ban on Abortion Procedure (ABC News) I Owe My Life to My Mother’s Abortion (Huffington Post) Arkansas House OKs telemedicine-abortion ban (Arkansas Online) Arizona Senate OKs ban on insurance policies that cover abortion (Associated Press)…

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Your Nightly Need to Know 2/19/15

Well-being of patients most important in abortion cases, Parker argues (The Daily Princetonian) Michigan Lawmaker Introduces Bills to Restrict Abortion, Fund Anti-Choice Nonprofits (RH Reality Check) Pregnant and Desperate in Evangelical Brazil (Foreign Policy) Why States Keep Trying To Ban Abortion Procedures That Don’t Exist (Think Progress) What Aborted Fetuses Have to Do With Vaccines…

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Your Nightly Need to Know 2/18/15

South Dakota Republican Introduces ‘Medically Inaccurate,’ ‘Inflammatory’ Anti-Abortion Bill (RH Reality Check) South Dakota Lawmaker: ‘Planned Parenthood Worse Than ISIS’ (Talking Points Memo) Mississippi asks SCOTUS to let state close its last abortion clinic (MSNBC) Is a Mississippi “Wrongful Death” Bill a Backdoor Abortion Ban? (Care2) Ohio Bill Would Effectively Ban Abortion as Early as…

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Your Nightly Need to Know 2/4/15

Congresswomen Reintroduce Military Contraception Equity Bill (RH Reality Check) Oklahoma panel passes bills to increase abortion wait time, ban embryonic stem cell research (Star Tribune) Need an Abortion in Missouri? Republicans Want You to Watch a Documentary First (Riverfront Times) Anti-Abortion Groups Take to the Courts to Block Abortion Clinic Trying to Comply With HB…

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