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Pro-Life Advocates Should Support Family Planning

Jason Silverstein | Posted 10.15.2012 | Politics
Jason Silverstein

Access to family planning, including effective contraception, has been shown to reduce abortions. This isn't complicated. Increasing family planning services reduces the number of unintended pregnancies.

In Life Debate, Phony Labels Obscure Moral Failings

David Jenkins | Posted 09.23.2012 | Politics
David Jenkins

If someone truly believes in the sanctity of life and protecting unborn children, then that commitment should be absolute. How can Senator Inhofe and others who share his position claim to be pro-life when they peddle policies they know result in harm to the unborn?

Evangelical And Catholic Colleges Unite Against Birth Control Mandate

The Huffington Post | Alyssa Creamer | Posted 07.19.2012 | College

In a historic first, an evangelical institution and a Catholic institution are joining forces and filing suit against a government health mandate they...

Christian Doctor Explains Why He Performs Abortions | Posted 05.27.2012 | Politics

Willie J. Parker, an obstetrician based in Washington, D.C., didn't always perform abortions. He's a Christian from Birmingham, Ala., who initially re...

The Importance of Choice

Hayley Rose Horzepa | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics
Hayley Rose Horzepa

After being raped by two men when I was just fifteen years old, I understand the value of choice. Maybe that's because I never had one. The trauma I e...

Walk for Life: Bringing Awareness to Abortion

Uloop | Posted 07.18.2012 | Impact

Annually, all over the country thousands of pro-lifers gather together at Walk for Life to raise money and awareness for local pregnancy centers.

Walking The (Catholic) Plank

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 06.26.2012 | Religion
Sarah O'Leary

Why doesn't my Catholic Church get its own house in order first? Get the plank/log/boulder/semi truck/elephant out of its own eye before it tries to remove a speck from another's eye?

Michele Bachmann and Sarah Palin Are Pro-Choice

Bob Cesca | Posted 06.18.2012 | Politics
Bob Cesca

Ultimately, conservatives have totally missed the reasonable position regarding abortion. Instead of banning choice, conservatives should be making it easier for women to choose "life."

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.

Pro-Life Grandpa Facing D.C. Abortion Clinic Lawsuit

AP | JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 06.04.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — Dick Retta stands outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in downtown Washington three days a week, trying to persuade pregnant women n...

Pro-Life? 7 Actions Men Can Take Today to Cure Abortion in 12 Weeks

Laura Trice | Posted 05.26.2012 | Politics
Laura Trice

If men guarded their sperm like $100 bills, only sharing it with a trusted, responsible, cherished woman whom they really loved and cared about, abortion would be a non-issue.

Pro Life or Pro Sperm

David Morris | Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics
David Morris

Recent events make clear the need for a new language to describe the raging debate about sex and birth. Consider the problematic word that dominates our conversation: pro-life.

Unborn in the USA

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 05.07.2012 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

Given that the number of unborn is currently unknown, it could reach the trillions -- or gazillions -- and should all those unborn give their grateful loyalty upon birth (should it occur) to the religious far right, the Republican Party could overwhelm elections through eternity.

Pro-life Argument Deserves Hearing in Mercury Ruling

Mallory McDuff, Ph.D. | Posted 05.03.2012 | Religion
Mallory McDuff, Ph.D.

I believe Jesus wants a world where people of all faiths use their talents so we have clean water, unpolluted air, and fish we can eat.

Dems Come Up With Contentious Response To Abortion Bill

Mollie Reilly | Posted 02.22.2012 | Politics

A group of female Democratic legislators in the Georgia House of Representatives has proposed a bill that would ban men from seeking vasectomies. "...

Oklahoma Senate Approves 'Personhood' Bill

AP | SEAN MURPHY | Posted 02.16.2012 | Politics

OKLAHOMA CITY -- The Oklahoma Senate has overwhelmingly approved an anti-abortion "personhood" bill that declares life begins at conception. The vote...

Human Rights Invisible to the Right

Mark Olmsted | Posted 04.11.2012 | Politics
Mark Olmsted

When is America going to stop fetishizing a document written by rich white men 230 years ago who owned slaves and didn't think woman were worthy of the vote?

When Pro-Life Is Pro-Choice

Robin Koerner | Posted 04.08.2012 | Politics
Robin Koerner

Paul's pro-life views are personal. The country needs to understand that a leader can hold a view fervently without having to impose it on the country as national policy.

Buddy Roemer for President: Pro-Life, Anti-Big Money, Pro-Awesome

Death Race | Posted 04.03.2012 | Politics
Death Race

Buddy Roemer and Gary Johnson are considered boutique candidates, dismissed by the Republican party. And yet when you consider the level of crazytalk that has pervaded the Republican nominating contest, it becomes apparent the only thing keeping them from recognition is money.

Ron Paul, Rand Paul, and the Oppressive Nature of "Small Government"

C. Robert Gibson | Posted 04.01.2012 | Politics
C. Robert Gibson

For two men who campaigned on getting government out of the lives of private citizens, it's incredibly hypocritical to oppose a woman's right to do what she wants to with her own uterus.

Illinois Reports Record Low Number Of Abortions

Posted 01.25.2012 | Chicago

The number of abortions performed in Illinois fell to a 37 year low in 2010, according to new data from the Illinois Department of Public Health. ...

Survey: Latinos Have More Liberal Views On Abortion

The Huffington Post | Laura Steiner | Posted 01.27.2012 | Latino Voices

A majority of Latino voters -- 74 percent -- agree that a woman has a right to make her own personal decisions about abortion without the interference...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Abortion Rights Stand-Off At Supreme Court | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 01.24.2012 | Politics

The Roe v. Wade decision protecting the right to have an abortion was handed down from the Supreme Court on Jan. 22, 1973. On Monday night, 39 years l...

Aaron Sankin

PHOTOS: Dueling Abortion Rallies Fill SF Streets Mere Blocks Apart | Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.23.2012 | San Francisco

Nearly 40 years after the landmark Roe vs. Wade Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion nationwide, forces on both sides of the contentious issue l...

The Problematic Framing of Abortion as an Issue of Privacy

Marianne Mollmann | Posted 03.24.2012 | Politics
Marianne Mollmann

Abortion is a medical intervention three out of ten women in the United States will have needed by the time they are 45. Imposing undue burdens on access is an affront to us all.