Many of us disagree with Hillary Clinton on a number of issues, in some cases intensely. But there is one overarching reason we should be vigorously supporting her election: The future of the Supreme Court is at stake.
The last time I was with the highly-respected international journalist Christiane Amanpour was on a rooftop in Calcutta for a CNN interview during the...
Few would argue against the idea that you are a poised, articulate, capable young woman. You have lived a life of privilege, without coming to the conclusion that this makes you entitled. I applaud you. You deeply respect and greatly admire your father. No parent would ask for more.
For mainstream Republican women, the Party platform, Party record, and Party rhetoric, despite speech points designed to woo "women," are more concerning than ever.
State Sen. Laura Woods continues to differentiate herself from Colorado Republicans, like U.S. Senator Cory Gardner and Rep. Mike Coffman, who've trie...
Right before George W. Bush came up with the first legitimate reason to burn a book -- a memoir called "The Decider" -- he told NBC anchor Matt Lauer that, as young man, his mother showed him an old jar containing the fetus of her stillborn child.
Trump's VP pick, Mike Pence, has a wife named Karen. Mrs. Pence developed a product called "THAT'S MY TOWEL!" I was first alerted to this by a piece published in Jezebel--a number of my readers sent me the link--about how Mrs. Pence decided the world problem she needed to fix was the fact that people might mix up towels.
The Texas case brought together people of faith in support of abortion access like never before. As we celebrate this important decision for women's health, rights, and dignity, we recommit ourselves to a world that embodies these ideals for all people.
"The Racialization of Abortion," Willie Parker titled his talk; "A Dirty Jedi Mind Trick." He then spent about 45 lively, provocative minutes elabor...
Our religiously grounded commitment to justice calls us to fight for safe, legal abortion care because we know that lack of access leads to further injustice.
Last month, the Supreme Court struck down two provisions of Texas' draconian anti-abortion law HB 2 and affirmed the constitutional right to abortion in stronger terms than many of us had dared to hope. It was an amazing victory that gives energy and momentum to the reproductive freedom movement.
I've had time to digest the Supreme Court's historic decision in Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt and while it was a victory for women, it may be premature to call this the turning point in the struggle for abortion rights.
The rule of law is in decline and the Supreme Court is to blame. So argued Justice Clarence Thomas in a powerful dissent in Whole Woman's Health v. He...
All things considered, this was a good term for liberals and progressives. But anyone thinking that more smooth sailing lies ahead should be advised that the court's current 4-4 split, which presently tilts leftward on many topics, won't last long.
From unions' rights to tribal jurisdiction, immigration and birth control, Scalia's absence has already impacted a number of important decisions, foreshadowing how the country might be shaped by substantial changes to the court's makeup over the next president's term.
This past week saw a seismic shift in the momentous debate surrounding pro-life and abortion rights activists, notably due to the Supreme Court's decision in Whole Women's Health v. Hellerstedt.