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Your Nightly Need to Know 5/24/12

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Women’s clinics in Atlanta are on heightened alert after a rash of fires and burglaries. (Atlanta Journal Constitution)

A Senate panel backed a provision that would remove some restrictions on funding for abortion services in military medical facilities. (Military Times)

There’s a tidal wave of new anti-choice legislation in the works. (Jezebel)

Pro-Choice activists in D.C. take their complaints to “Mayor” Trent Franks office. (WAMU)

How zero weeks of paid maternity leave in the United States compares to other countries. (Think Progress)

Without Planned Parenthood, Texas women are having a tough time finding low-cost healthcare. (Ms. Magazine)

A New Mexico health official was asked to resign after promoting condom use to prevent the spread of STDs in teens. (Women’s Health Policy Report)

A former member of the boy band LFO now spends his days harassing women outside of abortions clinics and tweeting about it. (Jezebel)

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