Your Nightly Need to Know 9/3/15

Big, big news from Texas today. Things are about to get interesting, y’all! Let’s get you caught up.   The Center For Reproductive Rights has officially petitioned the Supreme Court to rule on abortion restrictions in Texas. To say this is huge would be an understatement. Should the Court decide to get involved, its ruling…

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Your Nightly Need to Know 9/1/15

Since it’s a day that ends in “y”, Mike Huckabee said something stupid about abortion. Let’s get you caught up. There are no words to describe the idiocy of Mike Huckabee’s latest comments on Planned Parenthood. None whatsoever. Did Hillary Clinton really call anti-choice Republicans terrorists? Earlier today, the Pope said women can be forgiven…

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Your Nightly Need to Know 8/31/15

A federal judge issued a ruling in a contraception mandate lawsuit that might just be worse than the Hobby Lobby ruling. Let’s get you caught up. Remember how the Hobby Lobby case placed a big emphasis on the company owners’ “closely held religious beliefs?” Well, toss that out the window. Today, a federal judge ruled…

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Your Nightly Need to Know 8/28/15

A Texas doctor’s abortion consent form is the best thing you’ll read all day. Possibly all weekend. Let’s get you caught up.   An abortion doctor in Texas has crafted the perfect government mandated consent form. Dr. Ben Carson wants you to know that there isn’t a war on women. There is, however, a war…

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Your Nightly Need to Know 8/27/15

Planned Parenthood strikes back against the Center for Medical Progress videos, and a victory for low income women in Alaska. Let’s get you caught up.   Planned Parenthood released the findings of an investigation into the videos from the Center for Medical Progress today. Analysis done by a video forensics firm revealed that the videos…

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Your Nightly Need to Know 8/26/15

Abortion opponents have a found a terrifying new way to harass patients and doctors. Let’s get you caught up on the day’s news.   This is a must-read piece from the Washington Post. Anti-choice protesters are stealing the personal information of abortion patients and doctors, sometimes going so far as to dumpster dive in hopes…

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Your Nightly Need to Know 8/25/15

  Ted Cruz is assembling an army of pastors. Lord help us. Let’s get started. Planned Parenthood is suingĀ the state of Louisiana in an effort to restore funding that may have beenĀ cut illegally. Senator Ted Cruz urges pastors across the country to jeopardize their tax-exempt status by preaching against Planned Parenthood from the pulpit. Missouri…

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Your Nightly Need to Know 8/24/15

  If you thought today’s stock market roller coaster was about China devaluing their currency, Pat Robertson would like to have a word with you. You totally know where this is going, don’t you? Let’s get started. Ohio legislators have proposed a ban on abortions if the reason for the abortion is a diagnosis of…

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Your Nightly Need to Know 8/19/15

A new Planned Parenthood sting video was released today, and like all the other videos, it’s complete garbage. Here’s the rundown. Texas could set the national template for limiting abortion. That’s bad news for the other 49 states. The anti-choice group leading the attacks on Planned Parenthood has resorted to using recycled footage in their…

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Your Nightly Need to Know 8/18/15

A scary day at Dr. Tiller’s former clinic in Kansas. Let’s get you caught up. The South Wind Women’s Health Center, once operated by the late Dr. George Tiller, was evacuated on Monday after a man entered the clinic with an explosive device and a bag filled with several knives. He was arrested and charged…

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