Eco-News Roundup: Friday February 11

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Stories on Blue Marble-ish topics from our other blogs. 

Suing for Life: Death row inmates sue for getting non-FDA approved, overseas, lethal injection drugs.

Pink War: House GOP declares war, tries to defund Planned Parenthood.

Life Support: NARAL chief is worried about Congressional support needed to fight anti-abortion bills.

Doctor, Heal Thyself: Sponsor of a bill limiting malpractice lawsuits had many filed against him.

Senate Showdown: A Senate bill would cut Medicaid abortion funding and up insurance costs for abortion coverage.

Dueling States: Ohio and Texas battle for the title of most restrictive abortion law passed.

Headache: Apparently many adults don’t know Bayer can be used for headaches.

Womb Tax: Republicans propose disallowing using health savings account funds for abortion.

What’s in a Name: Jon Cohn defends the term Obamacare. 

Cause and Effect: Autism rates in California schools have tripled, but it’s not clear why.

 

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SIX TRUTHS

Reclaiming power from those who abuse it often starts with telling the truth. And in "This Is How Authoritarians Get Defeated," MoJo's Monika Bauerlein unpacks six truths to remember during the homestretch of an election where democracy, truth, and decency are on the line.

Truth #1: The chaos is the point.

Truth #2: Team Reality is bigger than it seems.

Truth #3: Facebook owns this.

Truth #4: When we go to work, we're in the fight.

Truth #5: It's about minority rule.

Truth #6: The only thing that can save us is…us.

Please take a moment to see how all these truths add up, because what happens in the weeks and months ahead will reverberate for at least a generation and we better be prepared.

And if you think journalism like Mother Jones'—that calls it like it is, that will never acquiesce to power, that looks where others don't—can help guide us through this historic, high-stakes moment, and you're able to right now, please help us reach our $350,000 goal by October 31 with a donation today. It's all hands on deck for democracy.

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