Midday roundup


Published October 17, 2007 5:55PM (EDT)

Associated Press: A Pittsburgh public radio station "has pulled Planned Parenthood advertising and returned more than $5,000 donated after the station's license holder, Duquesne University, said the organization did not share the school's Catholic mission."

AlterNet: How to address obesity in a fat-phobic society?

The Hill: Ten antiabortion Democrats take the National Right to Life Committee to task for failing to back an expansion of SCHIP. ("Are you really concerned with protecting life or are you concerned with protecting the Bush administration?")

AlterNet, deux: Speaking of which, does Bush hate kids?

By Lynn Harris

Award-winning journalist Lynn Harris is author of the comic novel "Death by Chick Lit" and co-creator of BreakupGirl.net. She also writes for the New York Times, Glamour, and many others.

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