Missouri is Facing A Closure of Its Last Abortion Provider

  • CLINIC CLOSURE: Missouri is about to become the first state without a clinic that performs abortions thanks to a procedural issue with the state's health department, according to NPR. The license expires today, so stay tuned for whether or not the courts will intervene. If you want to take action against this restrictive abortion ban, and others, check out these ideas

  • SHAREHOLDER VOTE: Facebook shareholders voted against splitting the company's chairman and CEO roles on Thursday, according to The Wall Street Journal. Doing so would have taken some power away from Mark Zuckerberg.  

  • ON BEAUTY: Feminism and the pursuit of beauty often feel at odds. Contrapoints shared a video this week on the issue from a trans perspective, which was fantastic. 

  • FAILURE TO DIVEST: Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said she would divest her shares of Vulcan Materials. Then, she didn't, according to The Wall Street Journal.

  • NO AID: A lone representative in Congress, Tennessee's John Rose, has opposed a major financial aid bill for natural disasters for the third time this week, Buzzfeed reports. 

  • FREE FALLING: La Croix's shares are freefalling, as sales have dropped 9.4 percent in the last 12 weeks, according to Business Insider