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Do As I Say, Not As I Do

Bethany Blankley | Posted 01.21.2012 | Religion
Bethany Blankley

What history has shown is that Christians and Jews lived faithfully to their belief and did not accept or follow the cultural norm. They focused on raising their families according to the tradition of their faith.

Corey Fox, Convicted Killer, In Trouble For 'Pro-Life' Newborn Sketch

AP | Posted 01.21.2012 | Chicago

TAMMS, Ill. — An imprisoned convicted killer is under scrutiny by Illinois prison officials over whether one of his drawings depicting a newborn...

Michele Bachmann's Body: A Potential Crime Scene?

Cristina Page | Posted 01.19.2012 | Politics
Cristina Page

Bachmann should think twice about serving up her miscarriage as proof of her pro-life credentials. In the future she dreams of for American women, it could be circumstantial evidence.

'Crisis' Pregnancy Center Sues San Francisco Over Controversial New Law

Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.17.2012 | San Francisco

Following a San Francisco Board of Supervisors decision banning crisis pregnancy centers from engaging in what it deemed, "false or misleading adverti...

Male and <40? Time to Thank the EPA?

A. Siegel | Posted 01.08.2012 | Green
A. Siegel

If you're male and under 40 years old, perhaps you should take a moment to look in the mirror and thank the Environmental Protection Agency for its implementation of the Clean Air Act ... that just might be the reason you're around to look in the mirror.

GOP Hopes To Take Mississippi's 'Personhood' Bills National

Mother Jones | Nick Baumann | Posted 01.08.2012 | Politics

On Tuesday, voters in Mississippi will head to the polls to vote on an amendment to the state Constitution that would designate inseminated human eggs...

Memo to Mississippi: State's Violence, Poverty and Education Levels Key to Saving Lives, Not Initiative 26

Michael Shank | Posted 01.07.2012 | Women
Michael Shank

If the State of Mississippi is ultimately trying to save lives with Initiative 26 and reduce its high teenage pregnancy rate -- one of the highest in America -- it should focus on prevention instead.

Quinn Defends Speech At Pro-Choice Event Following Catholic Criticism

Posted 01.03.2012 | Chicago

Catholic groups in Illinois have joined Cardinal Francis George in slamming Illinois Governor Pat Quinn for his decision to present a pro-choice leade...

Championing Rapists' Fatherhood Rights

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.02.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Championing fatherhood rights for rapists would seem to be a politically suicidal position for any candidate for office in America. But this year's GOP nomination race seems to be testing this, in a big way.

Judge Halts Part Of Controversial Abortion Law

AP | GARY D. ROBERTSON | Posted 12.25.2011 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. — A federal judge blocked part of North Carolina's new abortion law Tuesday, ruling providers do not have to place an ultrasound i...

Can 'I Don't Know' Break The Abortion Stalemate?

John Backman | Posted 12.23.2011 | Religion
John Backman

"Becoming human" is not a scientific question but a spiritual or philosophical one. And who can answer any such question definitively?

Supervisors Approve Law Targeting Anti-Abortion Crisis Pregnancy Centers

Aaron Sankin | Posted 12.19.2011 | San Francisco

San Francisco is as solidly a pro-choice town as exists anywhere in the United States and, with a vote by the city's Board of Supervisors this week, t...

Controversial Oklahoma Anti-Abortion Law Blocked

AP | SEAN MURPHY | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics

OKLAHOMA CITY — An Oklahoma judge on Wednesday temporarily blocked from taking effect a new law designed to reduce the number of abortions perfo...

Elections 2012: Who Is Really 'Pro-Life?'

Joni Eareckson Tada | Posted 12.13.2011 | Religion
Joni Eareckson Tada

If you truly believe in the value of life, you care about all of the weakest and most vulnerable members of society.

Bachmann: A Pro-Jobs President? Sure. So Long As He/She is Also Pro-Life.

Michael J. Hunt | Posted 12.04.2011 | Politics
Michael J. Hunt

"Of course jobs and getting Americans working again is the number one issue facing the country," said Bachmann. "But, amidst those goals, we cannot settle for a candidate that doesn't stand up for the sanctity of life and humanity."

HuffPost Religion Round-Up: September 18-24

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 11.24.2011 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

Science and religion, Bourgeois Buddhists, Unemployment and God, Troy Davis, and asking Is That All there Is?.. It has been a busy week on HuffPost Religion.

Evangelicals Don't Believe Life Begins At Conception

Jonathan Dudley | Posted 09.20.2011 | Religion
Jonathan Dudley

It makes little sense to reject pacifism, to insist abortion is morally equivalent to the organized slaughter of millions of children and then to say that violence should never be used to end abortion.

The West Memphis Three: Damien Echols, Capital Punishment, And Christian Hypocrisy

David J. Dunn, PhD | Posted 10.24.2011 | Religion
David J. Dunn, PhD

Capital punishment is incompatible with the Christian faith for a number of biblical and theological reasons.

Anti-Abortion Talk-Show Host Takes on Mitt Romney

Jason Salzman | Posted 10.08.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Bob Enyart, a local anti-abortion radio-show host, is planning a national campaign to convince GOP primary and caucus voters of this: "When Mitt Romney says he's a pro-family, pro-life conservative, he is a liar."

Texas To Defund Planned Parenthood

Politico | Posted 08.28.2011 | Politics

The Texas Legislature approved a bill Monday that would both compel the state to push the Obama administration to convert Texas’s Medicaid program i...

Jon Ward

Ron Paul Adviser Criticizes Mitt Romney For Declining Abortion Pledge

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 08.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– A top adviser to Republican presidential candidate Rep. Ron Paul (Texas) bashed fellow candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Ro...

Palatine Pro-Life Group Kicked Out Of Parade Over Fetus Banner

Palatine, IL Patch | Brian Slupski | Email the Author | 3:27pm | Posted 08.13.2011 | Chicago

A pro-life group is out of the Hometown Fest July 2 parade after refusing to drop a banner that included a picture of a live fetus. "They decided t...

Anti-Abortion Effort Blocked By Own Amendment

Reuters | Posted 08.11.2011 | Politics

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters/Kathy Finn) - Henry Hyde, a champion of the anti-abortion movement, might turn over in his grave if he knew that a provision ...

WATCH: Tebow On ‘O’Reilly Factor,' Talks Faith, Abortion

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.08.2011 | Denver

Denver Broncos' quarterback Tim Tebow appeared on the "O'Reilly Factor" recently speaking about football, his faith and to promote his new autobiograp...

Pro-Life? Pro-Choice? It's Time to Be Pro-Access!

Stephanie J. Alvarado | Posted 08.09.2011 | Politics
Stephanie J. Alvarado

Latinas are the country's youngest and fastest growing population; our reproductive health affects the entire nation across many communities.