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Religious Conservative Group To Attack Mitt Romney On Abortion | Sam Stein | Posted 08.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A religious conservative group that spent part of the 2008 campaign attacking Mitt Romney on grounds that he signed off on pro-abortion ...

Sam Stein

Mitt Romney's Other Health Care Hurdle: Abortion | Sam Stein | Posted 07.31.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney set to formally announce his presidential campaign this week and with several publication...

Fetal Homicide Bill Killed After Right Wing Opposition

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A bipartisan bill in the Colorado Legislature that sought to criminalized the killing of an unborn child, while maintaining abortion rights, was kille...

A Buddhist View On Abortion And Forgiveness

Lodro Rinzler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Lodro Rinzler

Traditional Buddhism may discourage abortion, but it also discourages imposing rigid moral absolutes.

Ken Buck Trips Up Over Abortion Measure

AP | KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — A conservative Republican trying to unseat a rookie Democratic senator in Colorado is scrambling to explain his position on abortion in...

Black Church Denounces Anti-Abortion 'Genocide' Lies (VIDEO)

Reproductive Justice | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Reproductive Justice

The black church has the moral authority to confront the outrageous lies about abortion perpetrated by this campaign and to bear witness to the fact that, for women, freedom must include reproductive options.

Brazil's Greens Turn Right in Presidential Vote

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

With Brazil deciding whether to provide women with the financial assistance and educational opportunities necessary to help them grow beyond their traditional role, it's trick or treat on October 31.

Planned Parenthood In Colorado Springs Changes Location, Stifles Right-To-Life Protesters

Colorado Springs Gazette | MARK BARNA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Since 1993, the Rev. Bill Carmody has led prayer gatherings outside Planned Parenthood Westside on West Colorado Avenue. Carmody and about 15 other...

Personhood Colorado Compares Abortion To Slavery, Right-To-Life Activists To Abolitionists

Denver Daily | Peter Marcus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Backers of a ballot initiative asking Colorado voters to essentially ban abortion in the state announced their campaign strategy yesterday, a strategy...

Gualberto Garcia Jones, Personhood Colorado Director Says Ballot Initiative WOULD Ban Abortion In Colorado

The Colorado Independent | Joseph Boven | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- Personhood Amendment backer and Republican gubernatorial candidate Dan Maes recently said he doesn't think Amendment 62 will have much effec...

I Feel Your Pain Even When You Can't: Another Assault on a Woman's Right to Choose

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

Let us stop the charade. Pain is not a viable measure to determine when an abortion is acceptable.

Are Black Children An "Endangered Species"?

Reproductive Justice | Posted 12.22.2011 | Politics
Reproductive Justice

The black community is the frequent testing ground for bad legislation and restrictive medical policies. But this time, according to sponsors and anti-abortionists, its purpose is to stop discrimination -- before birth.

Bart Stupak: The Moderate From Michigan

Susan J. Demas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susan J. Demas

You may not agree with him. But Bart Stupak certainly put his heart, soul and head into his decision -- which is far more than can be said about those rashly making threats against him.

Respect Life? Gimme a Break.

Douglas Forbes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Douglas Forbes

Protect life? Respect life? Gimme a break. The very people who prescribe life more than often also prescribe death. And like death row, healthcare, or the dearth thereof, continues to take American lives.

How the People in My District Changed Stupak's Mind and Saved Health Care Reform

Michael Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Moore

Stupak stood on the floor of the House last night and spoke against the "Stupak Amendment!" Once he got through his medieval meanderings about where babies come from, he gave one helluva speech.

Male Entitlement: Church & State Preserve Male Prerogatives, Female Punishments

Michele Swenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michele Swenson

A tradition of silence and secrecy within the Church reinforces an environment of male entitlement that places women and children at risk.

Profile Of A Teen Mother

Reproductive Justice | Posted 12.22.2011 | Healthy Living
Reproductive Justice

I see a lot of teenage girls having kids, and it's not until you have your child and you're taking care of your child that you understand that it's really not about you anymore, that you're living for somebody else. I just feel like wait, if you can, just wait-until it's the right time for you.

Sex Ed in Utah

Reproductive Justice | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Reproductive Justice

My legislative district in St. George, Utah, is conservative, and I am conservative. Yet, I am running legislation to promote contraceptive education. Why? Well, I'll tell you.

Why Euthanasia Is Going to Be Legal Someday

Bryan Cones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Bryan Cones

British scientists have discovered "cognition" in a vegetative patient. This may encourage some at the "natural death" end of the pro-life spectrum. But I find it more to be a sign of our cultural denial of death than an affirmation of life.

Scott McInnis Says Life Experiences Have Moved His Position On Abortion To The Right

The Denver Post | Lynn Bartels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Gubernatorial candidate Scott McInnis said last week he opposes abortion, but in Congress he earned a reputation as a moderate and a maverick on the i...

Donald Hertz, Man Who Threatened Boulder Abortion Doctor,

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Federal prosecutors say statements from a Washington man accused of threatening a Colorado abortion doctor's family should be admitted ...

Lunatic Fringe

Lance Simmens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lance Simmens

The fringe elements, carefully nurtured by fear, hatred, mistrust, and fitful bouts of fantasy are positioning the conservative opposition into a death spiral

Kill for Life

Jonathan Richards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Richards

"You reap what you sow," apologists for the murderer of Dr. Tiller are saying. For their sakes, for all of our sakes, one hopes not.

Obama, the Bishops and the "Right to Life"

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

Notre Dame should be praised for inviting a speaker, President Obama, who is committed to promoting a true culture of life -- one that includes and values the women who give that life.

Right Wing Watch: Dick Armey Calls for Higher Middle Class Taxes; Palin Eloquent About Her Choice to Keep Pregnancy

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

The Republicans believe they can play photos of Obama shaking hands with Hugo Chavez and diminish the president's support. Some of the boomers may still fall for it; the millennials do not.