Weekly News

Here’s what you should have read, but might have missed, in the news last week:

  • Family Planning Advocates of New York State and Planned Parenthoods from Buffalo, Albany, Schenectady and Saratoga joined NY assemblyman Sam Hoyt and Lynne Slepian, whose husband, Dr. Barnett Slepian, was shot to death in 1998 in his Amherst home by an abortion opponent, at a press conference to introduce the Protections for Reproductive Health Care Act.
  • The New York Times had a great editorial on the importance of sex education.
  • Planned Parenthood national President Cecile Richards has a blog on Huffington Post on women’s health care.
  • Jon Stewart and his guest, Mike Huckabee, discuss abortion on The Daily Show. Note there are 3 parts online.
  • PBS’s NOW has a powerful and in-depth look at anti-abortion extremist activity.
  • Dr. Vanessa Cullins, PPFA’s VP for medical affairs, is quoted in Newsweek.com’s health blog on birth control myths.
  • Washington Post.com writes up Planned Parenthood’s new TV ad and quotes Cecile Richards.
  • US News and World Report writes up Planned Parenthood’s new TV ad too
  • Laurie Rubiner, VP for Public Policy at PPFA, is quoted in US News on Obama looking for common ground on abortion and reducing unintended pregnancy.

What did you read?

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