What you should have read, but might have missed, last week

Here’s our weekly roundup of repro health news:

  • A bunch of fantastic blogs highlighted our Halloween costume ideas, including Feministing, Salon, Full Womb, SoMi Speaks, and the blog feminist themes. Thanks guys! Let us know if you dressed up as any of the pro-choice costumes! We want pictures!
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  • Additionally, a lot of people are talking about our fantastic event this Wednesday with Gloria Feldt, Lynn Harris and Jessica Valenti. (ps – did you get your tickets yet?)
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  • Newsweek looks at Dane County’s efforts to lower black infant mortality in Dane County, and how Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin’s health centers play a critical role.
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  • Dr. Vanessa Cullins, of PPFA, is quoted in Military Spouse Magazine on effective birth control practice.
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  • Cecile Richards, PPFA president, is quoted in the US News touting Planned Parenthood’s grass-roots efforts on health care reform.
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  • Cecile Richards, is also quoted in a great Salon piece on abortion and health care reform.
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  • TIME’s Amy Sullivan has an article rebutting anti-choice arguments on abortion and health care reform.
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  • The St. Louis Dispatch reports that Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri has filed suit challenging two anti-choice ballot initiatives.
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  • Cecile Richards is featured on Feministing for being honored by National Sexuality Resource Center.
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  • The New York Times had a great editorial on the Oklahoma anti-choice law.
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  • Did you read the NY Times piece on the Obamas’ marriage? It had some very interesting things to say about modern marriage and parenting, many of which Salon explores nicely.
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  • That ebay auction that was raising money for Scott Roeder, the man who is accused of murdering Dr. George Tiller and then trying to argue it was justified? It’s proceeding.Here’s a list of the items for sale.
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  • USA Today has a great piece calling out anti-choicers for trying to stall health care reform.
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  • The Frisky has a fun piece on historic birth control devices — especially ones we’re glad don’t exist any more.
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That’s all we’ve got. What did you read?

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