Your Nightly Need to Know May07

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Your Nightly Need to Know

Tonight is the debut of a new daily feature here at A is For. We’re bringing you a rundown of the top stories in women’s rights, along with links to things that are too important or too good to miss. If you find a story that you think needs to be included, tweet us the link at @aisfororg.¬†

 

After protesting at his daughter’s middle school, D.C. abortion protesters have turned their sights on the in-laws of a women’s clinic landlord. (Washington Post)

Catholic League president Bill Donahue compares pro-choice groups to neo-Nazis, is in early contention for this week’s Godwin award. (Think Progress)

Starting Tuesday, women in Utah will have to wait 72 hours before having an abortion. Utah does not have a waiting period to purchase a handgun. (RH Reality Check)

Fox News contributor thinks everything went to hell as soon as women got the right to vote. (Raw Story)

New Kansas anti-abortion bill will allow doctors to lie to their patients and refuse to provide chemotherapy if they believe it could harm a fetus. (Boing Boing)

Arizona Governor and enemy of women Jan Brewer signs law banning public funding of Planned Parenthood. (L.A. Times)

Introducing POWR-PAC. (Team Uterati)

A new study confirms the obvious: women don’t need to be “informed” about abortion through ultrasounds and waiting periods. (Jezebel)

Lizz Winstead: Having a uterus doesn’t mean you’re obligated to use it. (The National Memo)

After having their funding cut by failed Presidential candidate Rick Perry, Planned Parenthood of Texas is fighting back. (Southern California Public Radio)

Georgetown University is taking heat from Catholics for inviting Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to give a commencement address. (The Hill)

Kate Beckinsale, Judy Greer and Andrea Savage would like Republicans to get in their vaginas. (Funny or Die)

A Minnesota man would like the world to know that the real war is against men. (Inforum)