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Mike Pence: Spending Deal 'Probably Not Good Enough' To Vote For

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.10.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Mike Pence (R-Ind.), a leading conservative House Republican, said Sunday he will likely vote against a budget deal to cut about $3...

Elise Foley

GOP Policy Leader: Boehner Will Need Dems To Pass Funding Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.08.2011 | Politics

This story has been updated. WASHINGTON -- A deal has been reached to keep the federal government running, but not all House Republicans are please...

Elise Foley

House Republican: Keeping Funding From Abortions Is Why We Were Elected

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans won the House in November partially based on a mandate to defund Planned Parenthood, Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan, head of the conse...

Missouri Senate Passes Bill Putting Restrictions On Late-Term Abortions

Reuters | Posted 06.07.2011 | Politics

April 7, 2011 10:55:27 PM KANSAS CITY, April 7 (Reuters) - The Missouri Senate passed a bill on Thursday that would put further restrictions on...

Small Source Of Comfort: A Conversation With Bruce Cockburn

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.01.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Bruce Cockburn recalls when he first started calling himself a Christian in the early '70s: "I wasn't sure exactly what that meant at the time, so I went with the people who claimed they did."

The 'Abortion' Debate Needs to Include Men Who Impregnate Women

Michealene Cristini Risley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michealene Cristini Risley

Every man that becomes intimate with a woman has as much responsibility as she does to consider the possibility of pregnancy and, if unwanted, take the necessary precautions against it.

Compromising Funding Is Compromising Women's Lives (VIDEO)

Reproductive Justice | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Reproductive Justice

By Jasmine Burnett, Regional Coordinator for SisterSong Women Of Color Reproductive Justice Collective The Planned Parenthood New York March for Wome...

The Top 10 Names for the "Pro-Life," Pro-Cancer, Pro-UTI, Anti-Planned Parenthood Amendment

Katie Halper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Katie Halper

Nothing says "sanctity of life" better than cervical cancer, breast cancer, and HIV!

They Aren't Pro-Life, They Are Anti-Choice

Conan Neutron | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Conan Neutron

I want anybody that cares about what a woman is allowed to do with her body to do one simple thing. Do not let ANYBODY use the term pro-life, ever. If...

The Right to Choose

Francine Hardaway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Francine Hardaway

Who are you pro-life people kidding? Do you even know what happens in the lives of children whose parents should never have been parents? Do you think...

Republicans Renew War on Women

Bob Burnett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Burnett

The new Republican House majority has proposed savage restrictions of women's reproductive rights, another brutal attack in the three-decades-old Republican war on women.

The Republican War Against Women

Bob Cesca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Cesca

Instead of big government policies to ban abortions, how about big government policies aimed at preventing abortions? How about endorsing and releasing federal spending to increase childcare services for adoption?

Planned Parenthood Slammed for Telling the Truth

Leah Anthony Libresco | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Leah Anthony Libresco

Lila Rose's pro-choice group, Live Action, continues to release videos from their 'sting operations against Planned Parenthood. They're trying to pos...

The People Behind the "Let Women Die" Act

Elizabeth Shipp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Elizabeth Shipp

Elections have consequence,s and for American women, that can't be made any more painfully clear than by the recent actions by newly elected anti-choice members of Congress.

Deceit And Hidden Cameras In The Abortion Debate

Christine A. Scheller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Christine A. Scheller

As a Christian, a pro-lifer and a journalist, I'm ambivalent about the Planned Parenthood hidden camera sting that was perpetrated in New Jersey and reported sporadically by news outlets last week.

Women Are Casualties in High Profile Abortion Fight

Leah Anthony Libresco | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Leah Anthony Libresco

Activists with no background in medicine may not understand the consequences of their critiques or challenges.

A Buddhist View On Abortion And Forgiveness

Lodro Rinzler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Lodro Rinzler

Traditional Buddhism may discourage abortion, but it also discourages imposing rigid moral absolutes.

What Is The Role Of Theology In The Abortion Debate?

Clay Farris Naff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Clay Farris Naff

A particular theology can never make a good basis for public policy. Anti-choice advocates believe they are a majority, but their position amounts to religious tyranny all the same.

Saving a Mother's Life: The Case for Abortion

Mary Jo Kilroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mary Jo Kilroy

I would like to see abortion become rare because women have access to family planning services. But I am worried that Congress will make abortion rare by continuing to whittle away at our rights.

A Pro-Life Prayer On The Anniversary Of Roe v. Wade

Michele Somerville | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Michele Somerville

The Vatican's position on birth control causes abortions.

Abortion, American Culture And The Limits Of Law

Dr. David P. Gushee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Dr. David P. Gushee

If abortion were to be banned in all 50 states tomorrow, and nothing else I have described were to change, there would still be hundreds of thousands seeking abortions each year in America.

On The Anniversary Of Roe v. Wade, Let's Honor Mothers

Rita Nakashima Brock, Ph. D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rita Nakashima Brock, Ph. D.

The Bible supports women's right to reproductive moral decision-making, and I think those who try to use it to deny women's reproductive freedom misuse it.

Abortion And Reverence For Life: Grappling With My Father's 'Other Job'

Victoria Moran | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Victoria Moran

On the issue of abortion, I'm ever on the fence, or, at most, an inch or two to either side. My most firmly held value is what Albert Schweitzer termed "reverence for life." However, I am also a woman.

Kansas Republicans Propose New Abortion Restrictions

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Following a request from Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R), conservatives in the state's House of Representatives introduced legislation Wednesday that wo...

Dangerous Claims That Abortion Is Genocide

Reproductive Justice | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Reproductive Justice

The anti-abortion right wing is hard at work trying to drive a wedge into communities of color. A conspiracy theory -- which alleges that abortion amounts to genocide perpetrated by white people on minority communities -- is gathering steam.