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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.

I Don't Think "Life" Means What the Right Thinks It Means

Cliff Schecter | Posted 07.25.2011 | Politics
Cliff Schecter

The truth is that those on the U.S. right are about as "pro-life" as Arnold Schwarzenegger is pro-wife. Or Dominique Strauss Kahn is pro-maid.

House Votes To Ban Funding For Abortion Training

AP | By JIM ABRAMS | Posted 07.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House voted Wednesday to ban teaching health centers from using federal money to train doctors on how to perform abortions, the late...

Called To A Larger View Of Life

Tihomir Kukolja | Posted 07.19.2011 | Religion
Tihomir Kukolja

A larger view of life, as seen through the eyes of Jesus, informs us that the life of a homeless person begging on the street corner is just as sacred as the life of a president of the state.

New Guttmacher Video: Abortion in the United States

Sharon L. Camp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sharon L. Camp

Myths and facts presented out of context are all too common in the U.S. abortion debate. Misinformation extends to even the most basic questions: Who ...

Setting The Record Straight On The 'No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act'

Rev. Jennifer Butler | Posted 07.04.2011 | Religion
Rev. Jennifer Butler

The truth is that H.R. 3 breaks sharply with longstanding federal abortion policy in ways that could significantly impact people's health insurance and set a precedent that jeopardizes funding for many faith-based organizations.

Jane Roe, From Roe v. Wade, Fights Abortion In New Film

Posted 07.04.2011 | Entertainment

Over four decades after first filing suit to guarantee her right to terminate her pregnancy, Norma McCorvey is set to star in a new film as an elderly...

Laura Bassett

Anti-Abortion Movement Targets Black Women In Latest Efforts

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.22.2011 | Politics

On March 29, Texas-based anti-abortion group Life Always launched a billboard campaign on the South Side of Chicago that features a picture of Preside...

We the People?

Sunil Adam | Posted 06.11.2011 | Politics
Sunil Adam

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