Rick Santorum’s presidential bid; estrogen-tainted water; more on the Pope and condoms; Alaska’s parental notification law; HIV-testing at sporting events; and the Governor of Guam vetoes an anti-choice bill that’s not anti-choice enough.
Sarah Palin’s Alaska belongs to Senator Lisa Murkowski now. The Republican who ran an independent write-in campaign against Tea Party and Sarah Palin-backed candidate Republican Joe Miller will serve another term as U.S. Senator for Alaska.
Throwing Amendment 2 into the mix to get a radically conservative primary winner worked so well that anti-abortion activists appear to be planning a repeat for the general.
Did not enough open support of Measure 2 cost an incumbent her race, and is she going to come back as an independent? Plus, what is “parental notification law abuse,” anyway?
Alaska’s Measure 2 will require all teens under 18 seeking abortions tell their parents 48 hours before the procedure, or get judicial bypass.
RHRealityCheck’s Pamela Meritt is on her way to Alaska to learn more about the attempt to pass a parental notification law in the state this November, so here’s an amendment update.
Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines says “no way.”
More state restrictions on abortion from insurance crack-downs to mandating new equipment, and a whole lot of governor talk.
Governor Parnell is refusing a special session to reconsider his veto on expanding healthcare for the poor. Is he too busy meeting with Focus on the Family?
The Alaska Supreme Court decides that the signature gathering was not so flawed that the parental notification act can’t go on the ballot, while the governor refuses to expand healthcare for women and pregnant children.