by David Ramsey
The line is open. Closing out...
*READ THIS ARTICLE: As Arkansas legislators grandstand on Planned Parenthood, this nuanced and engaging piece in the New York Times is a breath of fresh air: "What Happens to Women Who Are Denied Abortions?" Looks at both empirical research as well as personal stories. A more complex and human picture than you'll ever hear from Meeks and co.
*MEDICAID EXPANSION PASSES IN ARIZONA: Arch conservative governor Jan Brewer, a fierce critic of the Affordable Care Act who was one of the early Republican governors to come out in favor of Medicaid expansion, managed to outmaneuver the legislators in her own party opposed to expansion.