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Do People Who Support "Traditional Values" Value Pregnant Women?

Lynn M. Paltrow | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lynn M. Paltrow

Sixty-one percent of women who have abortions are already mothers, and another 24 percent will go on to become mothers. 85 percent of all women bring life into this world.

Do We Need A Pro-Choice Litmus Test for Obstetricians?

Jacob M. Appel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jacob M. Appel

While one has every right to oppose abortion, one should not necessarily have a right to do so while occupying the scarce and precious position of an obstetrics resident.

Talkin' About the Pope...and Hope

Tamar Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tamar Abrams

Is it too much to hope that Pope Benedict XVI might see the light?

Octomom, Sextomom and the Looming Incursions on Reproductive Rights

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arlene M. Roberts

The bills some lawmakers have proposed have nothing to do with race and gender equality; they are all about restricting women's reproductive decisions by subjecting them to greater state surveillance.

Palin, Forced Into A Corner, Names Pro-Choicer To Alaska Supreme Court

Washington Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin had to make a tough choice in filling a vacant slot on her state's Supreme Court: Appoint a woman who once served on the board...

A DeMinted Attack on College Women

Cristina Page | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cristina Page

Anti-contraception Senator Jim DeMint moved this week to increase birth control prices as much as 900% for college women, forcing them to "splurge" if they want to use protection.

Catholic Extremists Swiftboat Sebelius

Cristina Page | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cristina Page

The Catholic Church may refer to pro-choice politicians as extremists but the majority of Catholic congregants agree with pro-choice politicians like Sebelius on reproductive issues.

Obama May Overturn Bush 'Conscience Rule' On Abortions

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama plans to repeal a Bush administration rule that has become a flash point in the debate over a doctor's right...

"Pro-Life" Movement Admits Pro-Abortion Stance

Cristina Page | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cristina Page

The so-called anti-abortion movement refuses to admit that its long held political and fundraising habits have worked too well to now be abandoned, and so continues to resist common sense.

Family Values, Schmamily Values: The GOP's Bristol/Levi Hypocrisy

Warren Holstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Warren Holstein

Well it seems that the latter-day Joseph and Mary trophies of the religious right-wing pro-life movement have been tarnished and their lackluster bronze has turned a gangrenous green.

Top Ten Suggested Names for the Nadya Suleman Babies A to H (That's 80 Names Folks!)

Warren Holstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Warren Holstein

1. Addendum 2. Another 3. Accident 4. Anomaly 5. Annoying 6. Afterbirth 7. ADHD 8. Appendage 9. Analogue 10. AdvertisingSpace

Backsliding on Roe

Caryl Rivers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Caryl Rivers

Roe is going to need all the support that can be mustered, because the departure of the Bush administration may bring the extreme factions in the pro-life movement to the fore.

Seriously Seeking Common Ground

Cristina Page | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cristina Page

The Pregnant Women Support Act offers some proposals that both sides can endorse. And there may well be solutions for the problematic areas, assuming there really is good will.

Shut That Vagina Down: The Nadya Suleman Misconception(s)

Warren Holstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Warren Holstein

I mean its ridiculous. A baby momma 14 times over should not be living with her parents in a modest 3-bedroom house in Bellflower, California.

Obama's Latest Feat -- Bridging the Pro-Choice/Pro-Life Divide?

Phil Bronstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Phil Bronstein

The ongoing celebration of Barack Obama's existence on earth has spawned another miracle -- he has brought together two formerly unrelenting foes: the pro-Lifers and pro-Choicers.

Mock the Vote

Cristina Page | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cristina Page

In this election, record numbers of Catholics and young Evangelicals voted in unexpected ways. Rather than induce reflection in staunch pro-life groups, they have instead reacted with denial and yet more extremism.

The Obamagelical Reformation

Cristina Page | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cristina Page

The 2008 election may mark the moment religious voters put reason above rhetoric. The birth of the Obamagelical.

Can Common Ground Prevail?

Cristina Page | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cristina Page

After decades of resistance, some in the pro-life movement are stepping forward in support of pro-choice goals, even if that means jeopardizing their standing in the established pro-life community.

The Dissembler

Cristina Page | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cristina Page

Hopefully, with the arrival of the Obama administration, Steven Mosher's ability to force his extremist views on the rest of the world will soon be over.

Why Pro-Life Obama Supporters Should Be Disappointed

Steven Waldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven Waldman

Obama's pro-life supporters are claiming to be pleased that he at least waited a day before reportedly repealing the Mexico City "gag rule." If I were them, I'd be disappointed.

Notes from a "Pro-Abortionist"

Jenna Henry Hansen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jenna Henry Hansen

Although "feminist" and "pro-choice" are not interchangeable, I know many women that are "accused" of being a feminist and/or pro-abortion just for speaking up.

Changing the Image of Religion: The New Faith Coalition

Jim Wallis | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Wallis

The day after the inauguration, I will be joining religious leaders at the National Prayer Service for our new president. I will pray that this new era can change the image of religion in our country.

At Last, Prevention First

Cristina Page | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cristina Page

Medical experts continually warned us during the Bush years that the abstinence-only approach would sow the seeds of ignorance in teenagers. Those seeds are finally bearing fruit.

Pro-Lifers Critical Of Obama's Justice Picks

Washington Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Social conservatives and pro-life activists are mobilizing against President-elect Barack Obama's pick Monday for the No. 3 Justice Department job, a ...

On Abortion, Pro-Choice is the Compromise Position

Sam Sedaei | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sam Sedaei

In order for one to be a child, one has to be a human being, and human beings are biologically independent and viable organisms, which fetuses are not.