Tucker Max Rejection of the Day

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Tucker Max Rejection of the Day
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Planned Parenthood of Texas has rejected a $500,000 donation from bestselling author Tucker Max in exchange for a clinic named after him, despite the organization's cash-strapped coffers. Why? Maybe because Max is known for skeezy shenanigans and his book I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell, which is rich in their detail. His media consultant, Ryan Holiday, penned quite the aghast op-ed on Forbes.com today, defending their efforts.

Ummm, not quite the obvious match you thought, sirs.

[jezebel]

Sex 2.0 of the Day

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Sex 2.0 of the Day
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Sex 2.0 of the Day: To coincide with National Condom Week, Planned Parenthood last week launched a new campaign that invites sex havers to "check in" after they finish (safely) bumping uglies.

Some 55,000 "smart condoms" were distributed by Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest to students at colleges in western Washington. Each condom has a QR code on the package that can be

Karen Handel's Komen Resignation of the Day

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Karen Handel's Komen Resignation of the Day
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Karen Handel's Komen Resignation of the Day: The fallout from Susan G. Komen's now-reversed decision to end its breast-cancer screening partnership with Planned Parenthood continues, as controversial Komen exec Karen Handel -- who served as the charity's vice president for public policy --

Breaking News of the Day: Komen Reverses Course On PP

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Breaking News of the Day: Komen Reverses Course On PP
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Breaking News of the Day: In light of the massive backlash that ensued following Susan G. Komen for the Cure's decision to defund Planned Parenthood of breast-cancer screening grants, founder and CEO Nancy Brinker has just released a statement on behalf of herself and the charity's Board of

Follow Up of the Day: Susan G. Komen Backlash

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Follow Up of the Day: Susan G. Komen Backlash
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Follow Up of the Day: Crafty hackers last night managed to hijack the official website of embattled breast-cancer charity Susan G. Komen for the Cure, and express their dismay at the organization's politically expedient decision to pull Planned Parenthood grants fundi

This Is All Kinds Of Wrong of the Day

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This Is All Kinds Of Wrong of the Day
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This Is All Kinds Of Wrong of the Day: After years of partnering with Planned Parenthood to offer low-income patients access to life-saving breast cancer screenings, Susan G. Komen for the Cure -- a breast-cancer charity that has been known to sue small charities for using "for the cure" in their names -- announced yesterday

Government Shutdown Explainer of the Day

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Government Shutdown Explainer of the Day
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Government Shutdown Explainer of the Day: The United States government will shut itself down in less than eight hours, unleashing a whole host of negative side effects, if Republicans and Democrats cannot resolve their budgetary differences.

One of the major, immutable sticking points