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The Briefing 08-13-14

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1) Where is outrage in the Muslim world over atrocities in Iraq?

Vatican calls on Muslim leaders to condemn Christian persecution in Iraq, The Guardian (John Hooper)

Where is Muslim outrage?, Washington Times (Editorial Board)

2) Abortion continues to be central issue, as efforts to adjust language reveals

Advocates Shun ‘Pro-Choice’ to Expand Message, New York Times (Jackie Calmes)

Conservatives Hone Script to Light a Fire Over Abortion, New York Times (Jeremy W. Peters)

3) Despite federal ruling abortion is not a right ‘like any other’

Federal judge rules Alabama abortion law unconstitutional, Los Angeles Times (Alana Semuels)

Alabama’s Requirement for Abortion Clinic Doctors Is Ruled Unconstitutional, New York Times (Erik Eckholm)

Federal Judge Finds Alabama Abortion Law Unconstitutional, Wall Street Journal (Cameron McWhirter)

Federal judge: Alabama can’t enforce its new abortion law, Washington Post (Abby Ohlheiser)

A Right Like Any Other, New York Times (Linda Greenhouse)

4) Over-parenting can hinder child’s education

The one thing you must do for your young student Washington Post (Amy Joyce)