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The Texas Fracking Tycoon Funding Anti-abortion Extremism

Sue Sturgis Facing South
Farris Wilks, Texas fracking billionaire and funder of extreme anti-abortion candidates and causes, preaches in a church founded by his parents, teaching women should be silent during services and abortion is murder even in cases of rape or incest.

The Worst ‘Alternative Facts’ About Abortion

Sofia Resnick Rewire
The leaders and lawmakers of the anti-choice movement have created a cottage industry out of devising bogus claims and flawed research to advance their baseless policies.

My Family, Our Cancer, and the Murderous Cruelty of Conservatives

Kurt Eichenwald Vanity Fair
Women’s-health clinics have been under assault for years. Abortions make up just 3 percent of the services Planned Parenthood performs. Planned Parenthood estimates that 130,000 women in Texas go without preventive health care, like breast-cancer screenings, due to Texas' anti-abortion cuts to women’s-health-care funding, and a lot of those women will die as a result.

Dispatches from the Culture Wars - Heatstroke Edition

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Bert and Ernie Outed; Commie Camp Profiled; The Blind Will Get Their Books; Chipotle Rejects GMO Ingredients; Race and Class in Evidence At the Zimmerman Trial; Kansas Takes a Sharp Turn to the Right

Dispatches from the Culture Wars - June 25, 2013

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Shocking Collaboration Between Hollywood and Hitler; High-Paying Lure of the Sea; Selling Guns to Fund the Anti-Abortion Fight; Vacation Camp with Israeli Commandos; Power of Political Comics; Kickstarter Kicks Out Abuse Manual
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