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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.

W's Parting Gifts to Women

Martha Burk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Martha Burk

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.

The Pro-Lie Movement Targets Hillary

Cristina Page | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cristina Page

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.

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.

A New Faith Coalition

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

Further polling results will help to answer the critical question of why religious voters cast their ballots the way they did. But three factors are likely key to understanding the religious shift.

Court Rejects Anti-Abortion Plates

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A federal appeals court says Illinois doesn't have to issue specialty license plates bearing the slogan "Choose Life" favored by anti-abortion forces....

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...

(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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.