What we missed

Are abortion rights groups really “absent” on fetal pain laws?

Our girl Sady Doyle on why vulnerability is the new girl power.

“Chances are, Mrs. Obama and Mrs. Romney will be drawn into the debate over the question of whether American women are losing ground in 2012.”

Republicans are all faux outraged over the vice president’s “chains” comment yesterday in Virginia.  While Biden should have used different phrasing the GOP calling someone out for racism is hilarious.

Also hilarious is Mitt Romney claiming President Obama is “angry” and “desperate” and running on “hatred.”

Two people were injured at a shooting today at the conservative Family Research Council.

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Lori Adelman started blogging with Feministing in 2008, and now runs partnerships and strategy as a co-Executive Director. She is also the Director of Youth Engagement at Women Deliver, where she promotes meaningful youth engagement in international development efforts, including through running the award-winning Women Deliver Young Leaders Program. Lori was formerly the Director of Global Communications at Planned Parenthood Federation of America, and has also worked at the United Nations Foundation on the Secretary-General's flagship Every Woman Every Child initiative, and at the International Women’s Health Coalition and Human Rights Watch. As a leading voice on women’s rights issues, Lori frequently consults, speaks and publishes on feminism, activism and movement-building. A graduate of Harvard University, Lori has been named to The Root 100 list of the most influential African Americans in the United States, and to Forbes Magazine‘s list of the “30 Under 30” successful mediamakers. She lives in Brooklyn, NY.

Lori Adelman is an Executive Director of Feministing in charge of Partnerships.

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