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Pro Life Movement

Why Pro-Choice Catholics Matter

Patricia Miller | Posted 03.29.2015 | Religion
Patricia Miller

Pro-choice Catholics offer an effective counter-narrative to the idea that all people of faith oppose abortion. As Jon O'Brien, the current head of Catholics for Choice notes, "We are pro-choice because of our faith, not despite it."

Buffer Zones, Clinic Escorting, and the Myth of the Quiet Sidewalk Counselors

Brian Giacometti | Posted 09.06.2014 | Politics
Brian Giacometti

Anyone who wants to stop and chat can do so. But once patients decide to cross the line, they should be left alone. The Court noted that the environment is currently more peaceful than it once was. There's a reason for that.

Please Keep Your Fetal Recommendations to Yourself

Angela Hartlin | Posted 03.25.2014 | Women
Angela Hartlin

I'm not here to preach the multi-faceted pro-choice stance, but when I am taking the bus and look at this insulting ad, I feel like I am being judged for decisions I am lucky to have not ever been in the position to make.

Sister Simone: The Pro-Life Movement's Best Witness

Morgan Guyton | Posted 12.16.2012 | Religion
Morgan Guyton

In the midst of a situation in which perpetuating the quagmire is in the best interests of both political parties, it's time for the pro-life movement to abandon its partisan approach to this issue. This is where Sister Simone Campbell emerges as a hero in this struggle.

'How A Day At Planned Parenthood Changed My Life'

Tayce Taylor | Posted 11.03.2012 | Teen
Tayce Taylor

I took out my rosary and got out of the car to meet with my group to go pray for the struggling women who are being yelled at by crowds of angry people waving vulgar posters out their windows.

Fetal Personhood: Why Stop There?

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

Senator Rand Paul, that scion of small government, wants the government to decide when a woman can choose her own reproductive fate.

When Does "Pro-Life" Equal "Pro-Imprisonment"?

Lynn M. Paltrow | Posted 06.18.2012 | Politics
Lynn M. Paltrow

The Liberty Counsel has established that the "pro-life" position is "pro-punishment," not just for doctors who perform abortions, but also for pregnant women who have no intention of ending their pregnancies and go to term.

Riding the Rail with Rick

Cristina Page | Posted 04.10.2012 | Politics
Cristina Page

Once everyone settled into the comfy Metroliner seats and we were well on the way, I decided I had to find him. How could I pass up an opportunity like this? He is the staunchest of staunch fundamentalist anti-choice movers.

Anti-Abortion Effort Blocked By Own Amendment

Reuters | Posted 08.11.2011 | Politics

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters/Kathy Finn) - Henry Hyde, a champion of the anti-abortion movement, might turn over in his grave if he knew that a provision of l...

Laura Bassett

Anti-Abortion Movement Targets Black Women In Latest Efforts | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.22.2011 | Politics

On March 29, Texas-based anti-abortion group Life Always launched a billboard campaign on the South Side of Chicago that features a picture of Preside...

Obama Featured On Chicago Anti-Abortion Billboards Targeting Black South Siders

Posted 05.28.2011 | Chicago

An anti-abortion group behind a controversial New York billboard targeting African Americans is now taking its message to the South Side of Chicago, i...

Authorities Awaiting Complaint In Exorcist Priest Scandal

Roger Bianchini | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Roger Bianchini

Exactly what happened between the hard-line, no compromise former face of the pro-life movement and his female victim during the admitted "lapses of chastity" remain unknown.

New Video Seeks To Discredit Planned Parenthood

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

An anti-abortion group Tuesday released undercover video taken in its latest attempt to discredit Planned Parenthood - footage of operatives posing as...

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...

Supreme Court Ruling Inspires Abortion Foes

The Washington Post | Robert Barnes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Mike Flood, the 35-year-old speaker of Nebraska's legislature, had a problem: He wanted to stop the state's well-known abortion provider from offering...

Hitler Abortion Poster Sparks Outrage In Poland

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Polish anti-abortion group Fundacja Pro have launched a new campaign with a somewhat controversial tactic - combining pictures of Adolf Hitler and a b...

Pregnant Women and Mothers Deserve Better

Lynn M. Paltrow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lynn M. Paltrow

Implying that the decisions individual women make to have abortions is the same or worse than a holocaust denying and it should stop.

Preliminary Hearing for Scott Roeder Reveals Details

Leonard Zeskind | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Leonard Zeskind

Scott Roeder, wearing a greenish suit with a red tie, sat impassive and stone-faced throughout the hearing. He had served time in prison before.

Wichita: Murder, in the Name of Life

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Just two more murdered doctors, you're thinking, and it will have to stop...

The Politics of "Murder"

Jeffrey Feldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeffrey Feldman

This right-wing rhetorical strategy is used so often, people barely give it any notice anymore. Calling people "murderers" and "baby killers" has become a normal part of U.S. media.