Your Nightly Need to Know 12/13/12

Abortion debate in Michigan raises issue of handling fetal remains. (Detroit Free Press)

Gov. John Kasich appoints former director of Ohio Right to Life to the state’s medical board. (North Jersey)

The fight over “right to life” license plates in Georgia is revisited after this week’s North Carolina court ruling. (WSBTV)

How many Savitas have there been? (Salon)

Judge who said rape victim “didn’t put up a fight” is admonished by the Commission on Judicial Performance. (LA Times)

Following 2012 election disaster, anti-choice activists look to re-frame discussion of rape. (RH Reality Check)

Christian counselor who refused to treat suicidal gay youth receives $75,000 settlement. (AlterNet)

Does gender inequality cause more girls to get HIV? (Huffington Post Canada)

A timeline of wingnut gleefest at an act of domestic violence. (Raw Story)

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