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Live Action edited key information out of anti-abortion video

Thursday Live Action released a much-touted “gendercide” video that tried to paint Planned Parenthood as an organization that encourages women to “kill girls.” The video was released on the same day the House of Representatives voted on a bill that would ban sex-selective abortion. Democrats defeated the Prenatal Non-Discrimination Act…

U.S. House Democrats defeat sex-selective abortion ban

The House of Representatives voted down a bill Thursday that sought to ban sex-selective abortion, 246-168, according to the Washington Post. The bill “failed to pass as House Republicans brought it up under a suspension of normal rules that required it to earn a two-thirds majority vote.” The Prenatal Non-discrimination…

John Edwards verdict reached on one count

Former vice presidential candidate and former North Carolina Sen. John Edwards (D), will receive the verdict in a trial that investigates whether his 2008 presidential campaign improperly funneled money to his mistress. Edwards faces six counts of campaign finance violations. ABC News is reporting that, if convicted, he could serve…

WATCH LIVE: President Obama welcomes former President George W. Bush

Thursday afternoon former President George W. Bush will make a rare appearance at the White House again as President Barack Obama unveils presidential portraits of the 43rd president and his wife, Laura Bush. The portrait is meant to honor Bush’s presidency. His daughter, Jenna Bush Hager, told Fox & Friends…

WATCH LIVE: SpaceX returns to the Earth

SpaceX’s Dragon cargo ship has now completed its mission of successfully traveling to the International Space Station, and is scheduled to land Thursday back on the Earth. NASA told the AFP that SpaceX’s return will look “like a burning comet” as it enters the Earth’s atmosphere. The ship’s mission is…

Planned Parenthood spends $1.4 million to attack Romney

Planned Parenthood Action Fund (PPAF) officially endorsed President Barack Obama and announced a purchase of $1.4 million in television ads Wednesday that portray former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (R) as “out of touch” with American women. This initial ad buy far outpaces PPAF’s 2008 spending. “The Republican primary process laid…

WATCH LIVE: Obama remembers soldiers’ sacrifices on Memorial Day

President Barack Obama remembered the service of U.S. military Monday at Arlington National Cemetery, where he placed a wreath on the tomb of the unknown soldier and spoke about soldiers who had lost their lives during service for the country. Obama also authored an op-ed in the military newspaper Stars…

Man who confessed to Patz murder hospitalized on suicide watch

Pedro Hernandez, the man only recently taken into custody on suspicion of the murder of 6-year-old Etan Patz in 1979, was hospitalized Friday afternoon when authorities feared he might commit suicide, according to a report from CBS News. Hernandez was scheduled to appear in court in New York City on…

Study: A third of college students offer incorrect advice on emergency contraception even with the Internet’s help

A study conducted by researchers at Northwest University found that about a third of college students, even with the help of the Internet, could not successfully recommend that a hypothetical friend who faced a broken condom seek out emergency contraception. The study, conducted by sociologist Eszter Hargittai and Heather Young…

Group pushes to lift ban on abortion care for women in the military

The Senate attached an amendment Thursday to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that seeks to lift the ban on abortion insurance coverage for women in the military who are victims of rape, according to RH Reality Check. Known as the Shaheen Amendment, named for Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) who…

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