Detainees wait in a holding cell at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing facility, June 18, 2014, in Brownsville, Texas.
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In Case You Missed It: The week’s top stories from msnbc

By msnbc staff

Each week, msnbc.com collects the standout work published by our reporters in one convenient place.

5 myths about the Hobby Lobby case, debunked
by Irin Carmon

After the Hobby Lobby win, you’re probably hearing a lot of dubious assertions about contraceptive access. Here are some facts.

Migrant mothers face a long road ahead
by Amanda Sakuma

The mothers who braved the journey to the U.S. from Central America, with their children in tow, are making their way out of detention. But their troubles aren’t over yet. 

Democrats take aim at eight key states
by Benjy Sarlin

After being wiped out by a Republican wave in 2010, Democrats are hoping to turn legislative chambers blue in places like Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania.

Men’s rights conference takes aim at feminism
by Adam Serwer

For many of the speakers at a men’s rights conference in Michigan, feminism was the enemy.

 

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In Case You Missed It: The week’s top stories from msnbc