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Abortion Politics Isn't Saving Lives

John W. Whitehead | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John W. Whitehead

Some sobering statistics: every year, more than a million pregnancies end in abortion; roughly one-third of all women in the U.S. will have an abortion during their reproductive lifetime.

The Solution to Roe vs. Wade

Michealene Cristini Risley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michealene Cristini Risley

Senator Obama synthesized the issue in his comments during the final presidential debate. He said, "No one is for abortion, period." He is right.

Scranton Catholics, Defying Bishop, Put Economy Before Religion.

The Ballot Box | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Ballot Box

**By Luis Andres Henao** Last Saturday, Gerri Williams and Audrey Williams sat inside the food court at Steamtown mall escaping the rain that poured ...

Not All Politics Is Local: Connecting the Dots on Abortion Initiatives

Jessica Arons | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jessica Arons

Unless voters in South Dakota, Colorado, and California defeat these measures this Election Day, an abortion ban may be coming soon to a place near you.

A Shocking Abortion Ad

Steven Waldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steven Waldman

This campaign season has brought a new species: ads that advocate for fewer abortions but are implicitly pro-choice.

Palin's Coded Anti-Abortion Support

The Washington Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

During Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's last swing through battleground states this week, boisterous supporters cheer almost on cue when she delivers her stu...

Extremism in Colorado

Cristina Page | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cristina Page

The groups supporting Amendment 48 represent the most extreme wing of the right to life movement. They seek to change the Colorado constitution to grant a fertilized egg the status of a human being.

(Watch) Brian Williams Ask McCain-Palin if Abortion Clinic Bombers are Terrorists Like Ayers

Scott Swenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Scott Swenson

McCain has previously said he was "proud of everyone attending our rallies" which includes Paul Schenck who has been linked to numerous acts of violence, including the murder of Dr. Barnett Slepian.

Palin: God Gave Me a Down Syndrome Child To Help the Pro-Life Movement

Steven Waldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven Waldman

Sarah Palin just gave a fascinating interview with James Dobson of Focus on the Family.

Palin: Election Day Results Are Up To God

AP | ERIC GORSKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

DENVER — Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin describes herself as a "hard-core pro-lifer" and expresses confidence that in spite ...

Sacred Sex and Common Ground: How Obama Won Abortion Part of the Debate

Steven Waldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven Waldman

McCain won the battle to most thrill the activists but Obama got the bigger prize: he defined himself as a reasonable seeker of the common ground.

Debate Analysis: Objective Indicators Suggest Education, Prevention, Pro-Choice Values Win

Scott Swenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Scott Swenson

By every objective, measurable analysis during the debate, Americans are embracing the pro-education, pro-prevention, and pro-choice.

Health Of The Mother Not Negotiable

Ioana Uricaru | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ioana Uricaru

I lived in a country where abortion was illegal. On top of killing close to a million women during a 25-year span, that law intruded on the intimacy of couples and families. I have male friends who had to provoke unsafe abortions on their wives, risking their life and freedom.

A New Conversation on Abortion

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

Life is precious. John McCain believes that, Barack Obama believes that, Sarah Palin believes that, and so does Joe Biden. In fact, I'm not sure I have ever met a person who believes otherwise.

What is the Meaning of "Life"? -- Seeking Common Ground on Abortion Reduction

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

Both Obama and McCain at Wednesday's debate should offer a comprehensive "life" agenda and commit to work with both sides of the political aisle to dramatically reduce abortions in the United States.

Abuse of Power, Anger and Abortion Politics: Extremism Exposed

Scott Swenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Scott Swenson

Maybe McCain's last act of patriotism for the country he loves is exposing extremist elements by picking Palin and making Americans more aware of how this Culture of Lies has taken root.

More Supporters of Anti-Choice Terrorism Linked to McCain

Scott Swenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Scott Swenson

It seems obvious that the McCain campaign is comfortable with the extreme tactics of the most violent parts of the "Pro-life" movement,

NRLC Recycles Debunked Born Alive Attacks

Emily Douglas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Emily Douglas

The NRLC plans to air a radio ad nationwide charging that Obama is "responsible for killing a bill to provide care and protection for babies who are born alive after abortions."

Another Major Pro-Life Scholar Endorses Obama Citing Pro-Prevention Policies

Scott Swenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Scott Swenson

It defies all logic that these staunchly pro-life luminaries of Catholic legal scholarship would take these positions if the ludicrous charges about Obama supporting "infanticide" were in any way true.

The Palin Melt Down

Simon Woods | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Simon Woods

At the Republican Convention, Sarah, Todd and the Palin brood were presented by the GOP like a one-family marketing drive for the pro life movement.

The Jewish Context of the Abortion Debate

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Menachem Rosensaft

The GOP stands firm in its opposition to abortion in any way, shape or form, for any reason whatsoever -- this pro-life position is in direct conflict with Jewish law.

OUR PRO-LIFE PRESIDENT'S FINAL GIFT TO NEWBORNS: POISONED WATER

James Heffernan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
James Heffernan

While just about everyone is agonizing over the 700 billion dollars we're going to spend on bailing out financial institutions, our pro-life ...

Obama Plays Offense Asserting Pro-Education, Pro-Prevention, Pro-Choice Values

Scott Swenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Scott Swenson

Politically, Obama's embrace of the education and prevention agenda long encompassed in the phrase "pro-choice" represents a shift away from abortion politics as usual.

Why Can't I Be Pro-Choice and Pro-Life?

James Heffernan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Heffernan

Calling for laws against abortion is the easiest and cheapest way of appearing to support "life" while taking no other steps to do so -- even while promoting an agenda of death.

Sarah Palin, Blind to Overpopulation Threat

Marguerite Manteau-Rao | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Marguerite Manteau-Rao

Sarah Palin scares the hell out of me, and for good reasons. She believes the war in Iraq is "God's task." She has actively sought the support of th...