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Abortion Restrictions Follow Telemedicine Health Care Advancement

Religion News Service | Kimberly Railey | Posted 08.12.2013 | Religion

(RNS) The war over abortion is going digital. Missouri last month joined six other states that have enacted bans on abortion by telemedicine this y...

Royal Princes, Babies as Game Prizes and One Simple Question

Marie Woolf | Posted 08.12.2013 | Religion
Marie Woolf

The birth of a royal prince shared headlines with babies given away as game-show prizes in Pakistan. In both cases, ecstatic crowds clapped and cheered. For what, exactly? Life -- or luck?

Leave It to Beavercreek, Ohio

Lester & Charlie | Posted 10.09.2013 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

Conservatives are once again working themselves into tizzies! Actually, they never stopped. But they did manage to mix in some new with the old.

The Creeping GOP: Women's Health and Inclusive Democratic Space

Beeta Baghoolizadeh | Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics
Beeta Baghoolizadeh

No matter how orange my scarf was that night, people had managed to conflate the politics of the swaying, praying Christian right with "oppressed" Muslim women swathed in black.

How Texas Just Made Miscarriages Even Worse

Jason Stanford | Posted 09.14.2013 | Politics
Jason Stanford

To understand why Texas' new anti-abortion law is an invasion of privacy, you have to know my friend. It's a sad story, and despite what Texas Republicans might claim, it has nothing to do with abortion.

Stop Calling It a Pro-Life Movement or Become One

Rabbi Aaron Alexander | Posted 09.11.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Aaron Alexander

This is an invitation to those who fancy themselves pro-life: To merit that weighty title, here are some profound "right-to-life" challenges you will need to become advocates for.

If You're Pro-Choice You Should Take Heed

Walker Bragman | Posted 09.11.2013 | Politics
Walker Bragman

North Carolina is the latest in a string of Republican states to attempt to restrict women's access to reproductive care. But why now, 40 years after Roe v. Wade, which ruled abortion a matter a privacy, are we seeing such a concerted attack from the right?

Pro-Life vs. Pro-Birth

Alex Palombo | Posted 09.10.2013 | Religion
Alex Palombo

I've gotten called some awful things when I tell people that I'm both a practicing Catholic and an advocate for women's choice -- from baby killer to hypocrite. But hear me out.

Where Faith and Abortion Meet in Texas

Greg Garrett | Posted 09.08.2013 | Religion
Greg Garrett

Let's say you have a faithful opposition to abortion. Okay. I respect that. But how do you feel about the fact that hundreds of thousands of women are being steam-rollered by Texas male politicians trying to end-run Roe v. Wade?

Abortion: Does My Faith Get a Voice?

Rabbi Aaron Alexander | Posted 09.07.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Aaron Alexander

I'm going to speak as a person of faith to my fellow brothers and sisters of faith. You first need to know that I seriously admire your advocacy on behalf of life. There is much integrity to that consistency. But, like all things religious, it is also potentially dangerous.

North Carolina Trying to Compete With Ohio and Texas in Lunacy

Jamison Doran | Posted 09.02.2013 | Politics
Jamison Doran

You know when you were little and your mother would tell you, "If you can't say anything nice then don't say anything at all?" Well I'm about to throw all of that out the window (sorry mom).

Life Begins

Jonathan Richards | Posted 09.02.2013 | Politics
Jonathan Richards

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WATCH: George Carlin DESTROYED Rick Perry... In 1996

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 06.28.2013 | Comedy

The clip above includes some NSFW language. Even from beyond the grave, George Carlin's message will always be relevant to current events. Take the...

Supreme Court Hands Win To The Offended In Abortion-Protest Case

The Colorado Independent | John Tomasic | Posted 06.11.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's John Tomasic. In the battle between the right to offend with free expression and the right to not be offended by fr...

Activists Rally To Bury The Bodies From Gosnell Abortion Trial

Posted 06.07.2013 | Religion

By Sarah Pulliam Bailey Religion News Service (RNS) Now that the trial for abortion provider Kermit Gosnell has ended with a conviction, many are...

Anti-Abortion Leader Compares Rape And Incest To Accidents

The Huffington Post | Preston Maddock | Posted 05.23.2013 | Politics

The head of a pro-life group in Michigan made a controversial comparison on Wednesday, arguing that women in the state should be forced to pay extra f...

The Sisters of Life Aim to Give Pregnant Women a Choice

Amelia Martyn Hemphill | Posted 07.22.2013 | New York
Amelia Martyn Hemphill

The latest department of health figures show that 40 percent of all New York pregnancies end in termination. Among African American women, the abortion rate stands at 60 percent. These are statistics that a group of young nuns named the Sisters of Life, are working to change.

Weld County Renews Decision To Ban Plan B At Health Clinics

The Colorado Independent | John Tomasic | Posted 05.09.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's John Tomasic. Colorado’s Weld County Board on Monday renewed a 2010 policy that prevented county health clinics f...

So Long, Pro-choice... I'm Pro-faith

Janis Powers | Posted 07.07.2013 | Politics
Janis Powers

In other words, fertilized eggs inside a woman's body are treated differently that those created in a petri dish. If life begins at conception, the where's the uproar over the dispensation of scientifically fertilized eggs?

State Lawmakers Advance Crimes Against Pregnant Women Act

Posted 05.03.2013 | Denver

A bill that would allow prosecutors to punish criminals who harm an unborn child during a crime received final approval by state lawmakers on Friday a...

The Missionary Movement To ‘Save' Black Babies

colorlines.com | Posted 05.02.2013 | Black Voices

Last December, Care Net—the nation’s largest network of evangelical Christian crisis pregnancy centers—featured a birth announcement of sorts on...

State's Only Abortion Clinic Gets Big Reprieve

AP | EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS | Posted 06.15.2013 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. -- A federal judge on Monday temporarily blocked Mississippi from revoking the license of the state's only abortion clinic. U.S. Distr...

Ending the Abortion War: America Needs to Spur Space Race Development of Artificial Womb

Steven Kurlander | Posted 06.09.2013 | Politics
Steven Kurlander

What if you could allow an American woman the continued right to make that decision, and at the same time preserve the life of the fetus? The abortion debate would be over.

Gov Appoints Anti-Abortion Activist

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 03.29.2013 | Politics

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant (R) is going to great lengths to ensure his state has a pro-life voice. Bryant nominated Terri Herring, a steadfast p...

John Celock

Lawmakers Advance More Abortion Restrictions

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 03.19.2013 | Politics

The Republican-controlled Kansas House of Representatives voted to advance legislation adding new restrictions to abortions in the state Tuesday. T...