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.
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In order to truly create a "pro-life" society, we must be willing to support the children who are born into it.
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.
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.
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.
Little attention has been paid to the impact that women's liberation has had on men -- Gen X dads spend significantly more time with their children than baby-boomer fathers.
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 2008 election may mark the moment religious voters put reason above rhetoric. The birth of the Obamagelical.
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.
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.
Bush is the ex-boyfriend we've finally gotten out of our life only to discover he left an unpleasant souvenir, like an STD. A particularly nasty strain too, in the form of new HHS regulations.
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.
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.
Scanning Michelle Obama's post-election coverage makes it seem that the importance of being First Lady is about sleeveless dresses and puppy breeds. It isn't.
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.
Relish the feeling of hope and accomplishment that comes as every new pro-choice member of Congress recites his or her oath of office today.
It's not new that outgoing Presidents try to change national policy at the last minute through rule changes. But W is set to set a record.
Defamation is a tool of the anti-choice establishment -- the "Susan B. Anthony List" claims Clinton, as Secretary of State, will "promote abortion" around the world.
The former S. Dakota senator may please some inside-the-Beltway Democrats, but the reaction of reproductive and sexual health advocates working on the ground will be interesting to gauge.
In a poll commissioned by Planned Parenthood, Catholic voters' number-one response on family planning concerns were "too many unwanted children in America whose parents can't take care of them."
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.
It is hard to overstate the landslide victory for women last night. For too long, our health and rights have been used as a political battering ram.
Last night, while standing just a few feet from the podium from which our next pro-choice president spoke, I was overcome with pride and emotion.
To be sure, the failing economy provided Democrats the context they needed. But a candidate with a little backbone gave them the ability to convince voters to take a chance on change.
Senator Obama synthesized the issue in his comments during the final presidential debate. He said, "No one is for abortion, period." He is right.
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