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The Briefing 10-30-13

1) Texas abortion law blocked and likely headed to Supreme Court

The Texas abortion law is a trial run for the right wing’s strategy across America, Guardian (Amanda Marcotte)

Wendy Davis couldn’t stop a Texas abortion law. But a federal court just did, Washington Post (Sarah Kliff)

2) Wisconsin law debate puts rights rights of mother over rights of unborn baby

Case Explores Rights of Fetus Versus Mother, New York Times (Erik Eckholm)

3) “Opportunity Index” fails to consider most important indicator of economic opportunity: the family

Marriage Makes Our Children Richer—Here’s Why, The Atlantic (W. Bradford Wilcox)

4) Academy of Pediatrics sounds alarm on too much screen time for kids

Doctors’ Rx: Make a plan to manage kids’ media use, USA Today (Michelle Healy)

5) Fight against HIV hits roadblock

Fight Against HIV Hits a Roadblock, New Study Shows, Wall Street Journal (Ron Winslow and Betsy Mckay)