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Rick Perry's Cheap Shot at Wendy Davis

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The Republican governor of Texas criticized the state senator again Thursday over her attempted 13-hour filibuster that killed an extremely restrictive anti-abortion bill this week, this time denigrating her for not learning "from her own example" of being a teenaged single mother. Davis took the high road in her response.

Wider Availability of Morning-After Pill Denied

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For the time being, females 16 and under concerned about pregnancy can kiss unrestrained access to the morning-after pill goodbye. On Wednesday, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius overruled the FDA’s decision that emergency contraceptives be made freely available to youths over the counter.

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Here we have a prime example of entertainment education, in which important messages about a real-life social issue are embedded in a television program that's slightly more subtle than an after-school special. Starring Bristol Palin!

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