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Roundup: Palin Returns to Debunked Abortion Attack, Keeping up on Ballot Initiatives

Palin continues desperate attacks repeating debunked abortion claim; The latest on ballot initiatives in South Dakota, Colorado and California; Victoria, Australia decriminalizes abortion; Pro-Obama Catholic lawyer resigns from board of Catholic school; HPV vaccine used by 25% of girls aged 13 to 17.

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Another Major Pro-Life Scholar Endorses Obama Citing Pro-Prevention Policies

Described as a leading Catholic establishment figure who remains staunchly pro-life, Nicholas Cafardi is adding his voice to those who believe Obama’s pro-education, pro-prevention policies to reduce unintended pregnancies make sense.

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NRLC Recycles Debunked Born Alive Attacks

Senator John McCain repeated long debunked lies about Sen. Barack Obama’s record on the Illinois Born Alive Protection Act, lies that have been repeated and discredited since Alan Keyes lost to Obama for Senate seat in 2004.

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As Wall Street Plunges, More Culture War Ads, Funded by Ab-Only Profiteer

As news about the economy gets worse for most Americans, one multimillionaire who has profited from abstinence-only-until-marriage programs is the primary funder of the latest battle in the Culture War.

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Roundup: Far Right’s ‘Born Alive’ Infanticide Smear Proven False

Far right’s shameless attempt to smear Obama as ‘infanticidal’ entirely debunked; McCain flips on more woman-friendly 2000 abortion position; Bush’s anti-contraception proposal would blunt state contraception access laws; Doctor addresses the poor state of reproductive health and rights in Yemen.

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Roundup: HIV Testing for All Women, New Smears Against Obama, Women Try Again for Elected Office

New recommendations on HIV testing from ACOG, smears on “infanticide” to hit Obama, and a historic number of women are making second attempts at elected office this year.

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