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VIDEO: NBC Discusses Surge in IVF Egg Donation

A surge in egg donations and the health concerns for women who donate eggs is covered tonight by NBC Nightly News.

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VIDEO: NBC McCain-Palin Interview: Is an Abortion Clinic Bomber a Terrorist?

In asking about William Ayers, Brian Williams asks the McCain-Palin team if someone who bombs an abortion clinic is a terrorist? Williams didn’t ask why they gave Paul Schenck VIP passes to a recent rally.

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Roundup: LA Times Says No on Prop 4, UK Makes Sex Ed Mandatory

LA Times counters parental notification proponent’s two central arguments; UK makes sex and relationship education mandatory in primary and secondary schools; British lawmakers leave Northern Ireland’s women suffering; How the religious right drove Colin Powell to endorse Obama; Baptist minister says birth control is “murder.”

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Roundup: McCain Is Party to Secret War on Contraception

McCain would likely continue the Bush administration’s quiet war on contraception; Pro-life pharmacy opens in Virginia, will not dispense birth control; Catholics group explains why they think Obama is the real “pro-life” candidate; Outlook bleak for abortion rights in Northern Ireland; The myth of non-activist justices.

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Hyde Amendment Robs Women of Reproductive Choice

Barack Obama gets flack from the anti-choice blogosphere for opposing the Hyde Amendment. When federal funding is withheld from covering abortion care, what really happens to women?

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Daily Kos Adds South Dakota Campaign for Healthy Families to Fundraising List

The South Dakota Campaign for Healthy Families is getting a healthy dose of support from the blogosphere today as the Orange to Blue campaign highlights the efforts to support women’s reproductive rights there.

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VIDEO: Abstinence Comes to Albuquerque

What is a faith-based crisis pregnancy center doing teaching abstinence-only in a public school? That’s what Susan Rodriguez wondered, when her daughter Sarah told her what she had learned in a five-day “health” course.

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VIDEO: Gen. Colin Powell Concerned About Far-Right in GOP, Endorses Obama

Gen. Colin Powell is concerned about the extreme rightward shift of the Republican Party and the potential for two more conservatives being appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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VIDEO: Rachel Maddow on “Born Alive” Robo-calls

More evidence that the “Born Alive” lies are pure right-wing extremism that should be dismissed? The argument is now being carried in robo-calls, the most annoying and least credible medium in politics.

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VIDEO: The Larger Lesson of the Al Smith Dinner

The Al Smith dinner reminds us why we are better as Americans when we come together, regardless of our differences on issues, to celebrate civility, pluralism, and democracy.

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