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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...

It's Time To Redefine What We Mean By Pro-Life. Take This Quiz.

Christopher Lamb | Posted 01.30.2017 | Politics
Christopher Lamb

Trump and other Republicans may be opposed to abortion but this does not mean they're pro-life; it just means they're opposed to abortion.

One Issue - Abortion - Should Not Divide Women

Celia Wexler | Posted 01.22.2017 | Religion
Celia Wexler

There has been a lot of attention to the Women's March on Washington and the exclusion by organizers of some pro-life women's groups. A lot of media ...

Republicans: You're Not Pro-Life, You're Hypocrites

Brandon Cloud | Posted 11.27.2016 | Politics
Brandon Cloud

One of the most divisive issues in our country is over abortion and a woman’s right to choose. There is a large portion of the United States that ca...

A Defense Of White Conservative Christians

Jeff Charles | Posted 11.18.2016 | Politics
Jeff Charles

What is it about white conservative Christians that makes some people lose their freaking minds?

Pro-Lifers Need To Acknowledge A Mother's Life

Jennifer G. Bird | Posted 10.06.2016 | Religion
Jennifer G. Bird

I have listened to many "Pro-Lifers" give their understandably passionate reasons why they are against terminating a pregnancy. But I have yet to hear any of them talk about the life of the mother as a factor.

Why Some Christians Say The Clinton-Kaine Ticket Is More 'Pro-Life'

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 10.05.2016 | Religion

Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine and Indiana Gov. Mike Pence are two religious men who care strongly about protecting life. But how this affects their politics...

But I Say: Why Abortion Is Not The Only Political Issue That Should Matter To Followers Of Jesus

Sarah Thebarge | Posted 10.03.2016 | Religion
Sarah Thebarge

The most common reason that people said they would continue to support Donald Trump, in spite of the warnings issued by Christian leaders like Philip Yancey and Max Lucado, was because ostensibly, Trump is anti-abortion.

It's Time To Change Ireland's Archaic Abortion Laws

Outspeak | Posted 09.23.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

In Ireland, in 2016, women are fighting for the right to have full bodily autonomy from the state. On the Emerald Isle, locked into the Irish Constitution, is the Eighth Amendment which gives the unborn fetus equal rights to a living woman.

Inside The Vietnamese Cemetery Where 19,000 Abandoned Fetuses Are Buried

Kyle Le | Posted 09.08.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Kyle Le

Mr. Phung collects unborn babies and aborted fetuses from the various clinics around the city on his motorbike.

6 Ways The GOP Fails To Be Pro-Life

Alise D. Chaffins | Posted 07.30.2016 | Religion
Alise D. Chaffins

In November, I will be voting my conscience, and it will be based on a pro-life ethic.

Federal Judge Blocks Florida Law To End Abortion Clinic Funding

Reuters | Amber Ferguson | Posted 07.01.2016 | Politics

A federal judge has blocked parts of a new Florida law aiming to cut off state funding for preventive health services at clinics that also provide abo...

Un-Trapped: Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas Law Limiting Abortion

The Conversation US | Posted 06.29.2016 | Women
The Conversation US

The ruling in Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstadt will affect states' powers generally to limit women's access to pre-viability abortion: it throws into question the validity of laws in at least 24 other states with similar requirements.

It's The Supreme Court, Stupid

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 06.24.2016 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

Those who have studied the role of the Supreme Court in American life understand above all this November's election is about who will nominate and confirm the next Justices.

Justifying Indecency in the Name of God

Tim Rymel | Posted 06.16.2016 | Religion
Tim Rymel

Growing up in a Christian home, and then becoming a Christian minister for 25 years, I'd been horrified by a lot of things, but my Christianity, as misguided as it was perhaps, was about God's love.

After Orlando We Need More Pro-Life Christians

Kevin Wright | Posted 06.15.2016 | Religion
Kevin Wright

These are the types of pro-life Christians we desperately need in the wake of what happened in Orlando. These Christians help to create a world that honors and protects all lives one sensible gun law, one loving word, and one piece of cake at a time.

FDA Updates Abortion Pill Label Despite Political Games

Melissa S. Grant | Posted 04.14.2017 | Women
Melissa S. Grant

Will this label change make medication abortion more feasible in states facing medically unnecessary, politically motivated restrictions or will politicians with the goal of limiting abortion access just continue to find new ways to restrict access? Time will tell, but this new action from the Food and Drug Administration seems to be a step in the right direction.

Women In Poland Storm Out Of Church Over Proposed Abortion Ban

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 04.06.2016 | World

This is not your typical Catholic Mass. Dozens of women and a few men walked out of a church service in Gdansk, Poland, on Sunday in protest of the Ca...

The Donald Kicks the Elephant in the Pro-Life Room

Barbara Falconer Newhall | Posted 04.05.2017 | Religion
Barbara Falconer Newhall

The Donald has a point: if abortion ought to be illegal, why shouldn't the woman who get one be guilty of a crime? And why hasn't the pro-life movement advocated for punishing a woman who gets an abortion?

No More Sex For You, Mr. Trump!

Steve Nelson | Posted 04.02.2017 | Politics
Steve Nelson

This entire "war" is designed to impose a Christian morality on all citizens. Non-religious employees of quasi-religious organizations have no rights, according to the religious soldiers. If religious conservatives had their way, a Christian morality about abortion would be imposed on all women.

Trump and Pro Life - Partners in Hypocrisy

Steve Malkenson | Posted 04.02.2017 | Politics
Steve Malkenson

Chris Matthews recently posed a hypothetical question to Donald Trump. "If prohibition of abortion becomes the law of the land, would Mr. Trump favor ...

Trump vs Matthews; Killing Roe vs Wade

Monica Bauer | Posted 04.01.2017 | Politics
Monica Bauer

Framing the argument as pro-life and pro-choice still misses the heart of it. Do we want a government enforcing something that is only called "murder" by some religions and not others, never mind the rights of atheists and agnostics? Do we want Sharia? Do we want the Morality Police?

Punishing Women

Marci Auld Glass | Posted 04.01.2017 | Religion
Marci Auld Glass

I would like to thank Donald Trump. While his race to the White House requires the collapse of civil discourse and rewards breaking what had been seen to be the limits of polite speech, he has, at least, revealed a LIE long told by the anti-abortion/"pro-life" movement.

Why Surrogacy Laws Must Be Established -- the Story

Keston Ott-Dahl | Posted 03.19.2017 | Queer Voices
Keston Ott-Dahl

When my partner Andrea became a surrogate for another lesbian couple we had no idea we would end up starting over as new parents, especially to a child who has Down Syndrome or that our lives would forever be changed -- for the better.

Ted Cruz Connects With Pro-Lifers at West Des Moines Rally

Page Jones | Posted 01.28.2017 | Politics
Page Jones

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz held a pro-life rally Wednesday night, emphasizing the importance of human life and his track record of protecting it. The Texas senator touts a heavy record as a pro-life politician. As Solicitor General for the state of Texas, Cruz went before the United States Supreme Court and defended the federal ban on partial birth abortions.