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March for Life

Like Most Anti-Choice Republicans, Marco Rubio Isn't "Pro-Life"

Ben Spielberg | Posted 02.01.2017 | Women
Ben Spielberg

Every year since 1974, thousands of people have come to Washington, DC to rally against Roe v. Wade. Protestors argue that pregnant women should be s...

Women At March For Life Are Deeply Conflicted About Donald Trump

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 01.30.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Abortion opponents descended on the National Mall Friday for the annual “March for Life,” with many women saying they struggled to ...

Anti-Abortion Women's Marchers Head Back To Washington

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 01.26.2017 | Politics

Women against abortion are descending on Washington, D.C., for another march on Friday. For those among them who identify as feminists, it’s a chanc...

As Anti-Abortion Groups Gather in D.C., A Radical Movement Emerges

Miranda Blue | Posted 01.21.2017 | Politics
Miranda Blue

This week, many of the various factions of the anti-abortion movement will gather in Washington for the March For Life, an annual event that marks the anniversary of the Supreme Court's decision in Roe v. Wade.

A Good Archbishop Should Recognize Planned Parenthood's Catholic Values

Jason Salzman | Posted 01.19.2017 | Denver
Jason Salzman

You can see this in Aquila's attitude toward Planned Parenthood, which came up repeatedly at the rally. Most of Planned Parenthood's work has nothing to do with abortion but instead with providing women, many of them low-income, with basic health care and family planning.

Finally, an Anti-Contraception Ruling I (Sort of) Support

Herb Silverman | Posted 09.06.2016 | Religion
Herb Silverman

I can't understand why so many people who oppose abortion also oppose making contraceptives available to reduce the number of abortions. So why am I cautiously optimistic about the recent ruling by Federal Judge Richard J. Leon in favor of the anti-choice organization.

Jennifer Bendery

Millennials Descend On Lawmaker's Office To Complain About Abortion Bill, Get Directions To Bar | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.22.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A group of anti-abortion millennials showed up at Rep. Renee Ellmers' office Thursday afternoon to tell her how angry they were that she...

Samantha Lachman

Here's How The Anti-Abortion Movement Plans To Modernize Its Approach | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.22.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While Republican lawmakers squabbled over a single bill banning abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, the anti-abortion movement's lead...

41 Years of Fighting Over Roe

Martha Burk | Posted 03.22.2014 | Politics
Martha Burk

January 22 is the 41st anniversary of the landmark Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision. Roe was supposed to put an end to the fight over access to a life-saving procedure. Far from it.

US Anti-Abortion Leaders Join Rome's March For Life

Posted 05.08.2013 | Religion

By Alessandro Speciale Religion News Service VATICAN CITY (RNS) American anti-abortion leaders will be in Rome on Sunday (May 12) to participate ...

Can We Disagree Without Being Disagreeable?

Jamison Doran | Posted 03.31.2013 | DC
Jamison Doran

The discourse in this country relies on personal attacks instead of discussing the issues. No one -- not our elected officials, not our pundits, not even us -- can seem to have a civil conversation about the issues. It just turns into bullying.

Abortion No Longer About Women

Salon | Posted 01.28.2013 | Politics

Is feminism simply about women’s physical presence in the workforce? That’s the conclusion you would draw from reading Ross Douthat’s recent col...

The Real, Global March for Life

Kim Lovell | Posted 03.27.2013 | Impact
Kim Lovell

As we reflect on a week characterized by a celebration of choice, a dedication to tackling climate disruption, and the attempt of some to "march for life," let us not forget the real marches for life made every day by women across the globe.

Laura Bassett

John Boehner Vows To 'Help Make Abortion A Relic Of The Past' | Laura Bassett | Posted 01.26.2013 | Politics

As hundreds of thousands of people braved sub-freezing temperatures in Washington, D.C., on Friday to join the anti-abortion protest March for Life, H...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Abortion Rights Stand-Off At Supreme Court | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 01.24.2012 | Politics

The Roe v. Wade decision protecting the right to have an abortion was handed down from the Supreme Court on Jan. 22, 1973. On Monday night, 39 years l...

March For Life To Bring Anti-Abortion Activists To Mall, Capitol Hill

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.23.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Thousands of anti-abortion activists plan to march on the U.S. Supreme Court today in an annual demonstration to mark the anniversary of...

What Is The Role Of Theology In The Abortion Debate?

Clay Farris Naff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Clay Farris Naff

A particular theology can never make a good basis for public policy. Anti-choice advocates believe they are a majority, but their position amounts to religious tyranny all the same.

GOP Senator: Roe v. Wade Produced 'Decades-Long Holocaust'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), a staunch opponent of abortion rights, drew an eyebrow-raising comparison on the issue invoking the Holocaust at the annu...

A Pro-Life Prayer On The Anniversary Of Roe v. Wade

Michele Somerville | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Michele Somerville

The Vatican's position on birth control causes abortions.

'12th & Delaware' Joins the HBO Summer Documentary Series

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Marcia G. Yerman

12th & Delaware utilizes a street intersection to illustrate the ideological divide between two camps of thought -- one is an abortion clinic called A Woman's World. The other is an office named the Pregnancy Care Center.

My Catholic Faith Pushes Me To Obama

Kari Lundgren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kari Lundgren

While I prayed for an end to abortion and the conversion of souls, I also saw the depressed ex-steel town in which the university resided, and I felt a disconnect between the spiritual fervency on campus and the poverty surrounding it.