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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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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: Far Right Smears Distort and Distract, Kentucky Accepts Abstinence-only Funds

Far right ‘infanticide’ smear proved baseless but may still work as meaningless distraction of voters, as intended; Kentucky accepts federal abstinence-only funds; AIDS claims more rural, black, female populations in Georgia.

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