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 is a writer and advocate focusing on race, gender, and sexual and reproductive rights. In addition to her work at Feministing, Lori is an Associate Director at Planned Parenthood Global. Lori has previously worked at the United Nations Foundation, the International Women’s Health Coalition, and Human Rights Watch, and has written for a host of print and digital properties including Rookie Magazine, The Grio, and the New York Times Magazine. She regularly appears on radio and television, and has spoken at college campuses across the U.S. about topics like the politics of black hair, transnational movement building, and the undercover feminism of Nicki Minaj. In 2014, she was named to The Root 100 list of the nation's most influential African Americans, and to the Forbes Magazine list of the "30 Under 30" successful people in media.

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

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