Obama's still-to-be released common ground agenda in the abortion conflict is already having a profound and largely overlooked effect: it has exposed deep fault lines in the pro-life movement.
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In the recent New Yorker story on Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Lauren Collins slips in an un-reported quote from the newest justice, which minority senat...
New data confirms that abortions tend to happen more often in big, blue states, but also that abortion is quite common in red states where anti-choice is strongest.
Despite his carefully nuanced positions, we know that Jim Wallis is anti-choice and opposes access to comprehensive reproductive health services for women.
The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a comprehensive health care plan for the United States -- a plan that will cover 96% of Americans. That is a victory for women.
The so-called Stupak Amendment is an outrageous denial of choice to women, dictated behind the scenes by the National Conference of Catholic Bishops and their army of lobbyists.
American Catholics can picture themselves as patients, and want to be able to get birth control and condoms at their doctor. They also think they can speak for themselves.
Pro-life Christians and pro-choice political progressives have struck a partnership. Their goal is to reduce the need for and occurrences of abortions in America.
It's been a while since we made women stitch scarlet A's to their clothes as one of their many punishments for having babies out of wedlock. That kind...
Fifty one rejection letters -- that is the number Irene Vilar received before she finally found someone to publish a tale so extreme it would surely b...
The protesters I spoke with in Wisconsin believe that "the morning-after pill" is the equivalent of murder. They even believe that the birth control pill is a form of murder.
My amendment offers a common ground solution to a very challenging policy question -- namely how do we deal with abortion services in health reform legislation.
WASHINGTON -- Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius pledged Sunday that President Barack Obama will support barring public funding for...
From the "Baby Moses Law" in Texas to a pitched battle over "Choose Life" on license plates, the Bible's leading prophet has become the latest touchstone in America's hottest hot-button issue.
When men and women have access to high-quality sexual and reproductive health care, our country is healthier and stronger.
Most versions of the Democratic health plan would create subsidies for lower-income people to buy private health insurance. If that insurance includes...
Sarah, how creepy is it that NOW is jumping on your bandwagon? Trying to be friends with the alpha popular princess by sweeping abortion, pay parity, stem cell research under the rug!
Dr. Carhart lost his federal marshal protection two weeks ago, much to the alarm of pro-choice leaders, leaving him vulnerable at a time when anti-choice violence has been escalating.
It's a shame that so many pro-choice people want to shut down any conversation about abortion's morality, or ethics, because when they do, they shut down women.
A just and lasting peace between pro-choice and pro-life people is possible, but it lies in the history of those who have fought over this issue, not in the tired rhetoric of "common ground."
The assertion that unless Obama bows to the most conservative Catholic position he will lose widespread support is a scare tactic of the right.
The Family Research Council isn't usually in the business of praising Democrats. But it's giving props to 19 House Dems for writing to Speaker Nancy P...
If women have true choices, increased access to and support for adoption services will not dramatically affect the rate of abortions.
The desire for the emotional well-being of women doesn't require compromise of human rights or moral values and it doesn't require the sacrifice of dearly held beliefs.
Much as we do not permit convicted pedophiles to teach kindergarten, those who have been imprisoned for plotting violence against abortion clinics should never again be permitted anywhere near such facilities.
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