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Pro-Choice Catholic Biden Fits with New Poll of Catholic Voters

Scott Swenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Scott Swenson

Biden understands the American value of separating personal faith from public duty in our democracy, and his positions on sexual and reproductive health issues demonstrate that clearly.

Rep. Chris Smith Wants to Criminalize the Birth Control Pill (Seriously...)

Joshua Zeitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joshua Zeitz

Access to basic birth control and family planning services is a fundamental right. By attempting to criminalize the pill, Chris Smith's policies increase the number of unintended pregnancies.

MoveOn.org Urges Opposition to HHS Regulations Redefining Contraception as Abortion

Scott Swenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Scott Swenson

The battle to protect Americans' rights to access contraception in good conscience, based on long-standing and widely accepted medical science, got a big boost from MoveOn.org.

McCain VP Candidate Ridge: Republicans Would Accept Pro-Choice VP (VIDEO)

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge said Sunday he thinks Republicans would accept a vice presidential candidate who supports abortion rights. But, he...

Frank! As A Former Pro-Life Leader How Dare You Support Pro-Choice Obama?

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Schaeffer

The Republican leadership is not pro-life. They are simply against abortion for reasons of political expediency.

Will the Real Pro-life Party Please Stand Up?

Zack Exley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Zack Exley

If Obama can boldly articulate a pro-life platform to reduce abortion, care for children and families, reduce arms and prevent war then he could bring about a seismic shift in electoral politics.

McCain's Pro-Life Record And Why Americans Assume He's Moderate

The New Republic | Sarah Blustain | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain was mad. Fuming mad. It was then the early days of his political career, and he had paid an unscheduled visit to a Planned Parenthood clin...

Pro-Choice GOP Win in Kansas, Kline Defeat Signal End to Social Conservatism

Scott Swenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Scott Swenson

Few think "trend-setter" and "Kansas" belong in the same sentence, but the defeat of anti-choice Phill Kline is a sure sign that the end is near for social conservative ideologues' stranglehold on the GOP.

Why is No One Calling the Anthrax Suspect a Terrorist?

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Cenk Uygur

If you don't believe that they're not calling him a terrorist because he's white, let me ask you this question -- what if his name was Sheik al-Abdullah Muhammad?

Bush HHS Tries an End Run on Abstinence-Only Funding

Scott Swenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Scott Swenson

Last week the Bush Administration issued a letter waiving the annual application process and review for the Title V Abstinence-Only State Grant Program.

Where Is Obama's Truth on Late Term Abortion?

Amie Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amie Newman

The "partial birth abortion" debate is an utterly pointless distraction, and Obama has completely played into the hands of the anti-choice organizations who want only to entrap him in political sport.

Family Research Council Attacks Obama on Life Starting at Conception

Scott Swenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Scott Swenson

The Family Research Council is distracting the debate about serious issues in this country to focus on the one issue they need to have front and center in order to turn out their base supporters: abortion.

Obama: The Real Pro-Life Candidate

Cristina Page | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cristina Page

McCain and the "pro-lifers" may have sanctimony on their side, but that has proven ineffective at preventing abortion. Obama has the opportunity to go on the offensive and change the debate.

Anti-Abortion Protesters Block the Liberty Bell

Leora Tanenbaum | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Leora Tanenbaum

My children, ages six and eight, don't know about the birds and the bees. But now they know about abortion.

Kids: The New Voice In The Abortion Debate

LA Times | Stephanie Simon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The bell rang and the eighth graders jumped up, eager to compare notes. "I named my baby Kyle Patrick," one shouted. "Mine is Antonio!" At the urgi...

"Jane Roe" Endorses Ron Paul For President

MSNBC | Gabe Herman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On the 35th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court ruling, Norma McCorvey (a.k.a. "Jane Roe," who later changed her views on abortion in the mid...