Roundup: Glenn Beck compares abortion, slavery

Also, Nevada places first in a category no state wants to win: violence against women

By Tracy Clark-Flory

Published September 17, 2010 1:17AM (EDT)

  • Salon's very own Rebecca Traister gets a lengthy writeup in the New York Times' upcoming Sunday Book Review.
  • A crisis pregnancy center in Minnesota tempts women with a free pizza. (Hopefully they will also provide a free soda to wash down their propaganda and pseudo science.)
  • In the wake of the Ines Sainz saga, the NFL sends a memo to its teams: "Please remember that women reporters are professionals and should be treated as such."
  • And Lance Briggs of the Chicago Bears protests: "I don't think women should be in the locker room."
  • Glenn Beck, ever the charmer, compares abortion to slavery.
  • Nevada wins an awful award: The state ranks No. 1 in violence against women.
  • E! has plans for a reality show that is a mashup between "Bridezillas" and "The Swan." This modern monster of Frankenstein will go by the name "Bridalplasty."

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