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VIDEO: Gretchen Peters Donates Royalties from “Independence Day” to Planned Parenthood in Palin’s Name

Singer/songwriter Gretchen Peters is citing hypocrisy on reproductive health issues and the use of her song, “Independence Day” by the McCain-Palin campaign as reason to donate royalties from the song to Planned Parenthood, in Sarah Palin’s name.

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False Claims Against Obama, McCain’s Record on Domestic Terrorism

McCain spokesperson Nancy Pfotenhauer tried to focus more attention, this morning, on the false claim made by Governor Palin that Senator Obama has been “paling around” with terrorists.

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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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VIDEO: Couric Asks Palin About Abortion, Contraception

Trying to appear more mainstream on abortion is common during elections. But governing is about the Justices that get appointed to overturn Roe, and efforts to make contraception more difficult to obtain, as the Bush Administration is trying to do. Updated with the full CBS transcript including portions not broadcast (yet?)

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Spreading Rumors About Rape Kits Won’t Prevent Violence Against Women

Rumors won’t bring rape victims justice — but asking tough questions about which presidential candidate will push policy that addresses violence against women in this country and abroad might.

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Roundup: Ballot Measures Gain Attention, Roe’s Impact Beyond Abortion, Most Catholics Agree with Pelosi

California’s ‘parental consent’ law over-reaches; Pastors organize support for South Dakota abortion ban; Principles of choice, privacy and equality embodied in Roe; Pelosi’s views on abortion in line with most Catholics; Campaigns ramp up competition for women’s votes; VIDEO: Giuliani defends sex ed ad on Meet the Press.

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VIDEO: The Gibson Interview: Palin on Roe v. Wade

Charlie Gibson asks the predictable questions and gets the predictable answers on abortion. But what’s the reality beyond the talking points?

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Facing Tough Media Questions, Obama, Biden Discuss Views on Abortion, Democracy, Choice

Senators Barack Obama and Joe Biden discussed their views on when life begins as matters of personal faith and public policy by answering tough questions from mainstream media on ABC’s This Week and NBC’s Meet the Press.

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VIDEO: The Daily Show’s Samantha Bee Asks GOP About Choice

The Daily Show’s Samantha Bee can’t quite find the right word, and neither can delegates to the GOP convention. If they can’t say it, it’s fair to suggest they won’t uphold it.

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VIDEO: Hiding Sarah Palin’s Extreme Right-Wing Base

The American News Project reports on efforts to down play Sarah Plain’s extreme right-wing roots at the GOP convention.

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