Today’s Lady News: Sarah Palin Killed The Radio Star?

  • Sarah Palin’s henchmen are rumored to be asking radio syndicators if they’re interested in giving the perky ex-gov an on-air gig. [Inside Radio] — Coming soon, “The Rush Limbaugh & Sarah Palin” show? Oh my.
  • Scott Roeder, the anti-choice extremist accused of murdering Wichita abortion doctor George Tiller, has plead not guilty. If convicted, Roeder faces life in prison. [NPR]— Don’t miss last weekend’s incredibly detailed New York Times cover story about Dr. Tiller’s life and death.
  • Two studies suggest that most employer-based health insurance plans offer coverage for abortion. The Guttmacher Institute found that 87 percent of typical plans covered pregnancy termination, while the Kaiser Family Foundation found the same for 46 percent of the plans they examined. [Guttmacher Institute]
  • Girls’ sporting events attract more relatives and bring in more dough from tourism than boys’ sporting events do. [NY Times] — Wow. Fifty years ago, who would have thought this would be the case? I wonder how many foam fingers female sporting events sell?