June 16, 2011 - 9:54 am
Schaeffer’s latest book, Sex, Mom, & God: How the Bible’s Strange Take on Sex Led to Crazy Politics—and How I Learned to Love Women (and Jesus) Anyway (Da Capo Press), continues to dissect fundamentalist belief systems.
May 9, 2011 - 7:29 am
People who are regularly subjected to harassment-–most, but not all of them female–report increased stress, anxiety, depression, and low self-esteem.
April 19, 2011 - 9:27 am
If there is evidence that something is bad for human health, Breast Cancer Action believes, quite simply, that it should not be used.
April 6, 2011 - 8:46 pm
“When they go from pro-choice to anti-choice they’re following a redemptive paradigm. They see themselves transformed from sinners to saints. The opposite doesn’t have the same cache.”
March 10, 2011 - 7:17 am
Randall Terry is running for president specifically against Barack Obama. Not surprisingly, making abortion illegal is the pivot around which Terry’s candidacy spins.
February 14, 2011 - 12:46 pm
The Liberty Counsel continues to pretend that abstinence is related to virtue and that waiting to become sexually active will invariably lead to success and happiness.
January 10, 2011 - 10:19 pm
Simplistic Christian pop helps recruit tweens and teens to the anti-choice movement. But with maturity people see shades of gray, a developmental reality anti-choice youth-recruitment efforts can’t ameliorate.
December 14, 2010 - 10:20 pm
Many scholars and activists argue that women’s liberation rests on a foundation of full reproductive options. Feminists For Life believes the opposite, arguing that being “prolife” (that is, anti-abortion) is inextricably linked to female empowerment.
December 7, 2010 - 7:05 am
Sisters of Life take an oath to work “to enhance the sacredness of human life,” a vow making them the world’s only religious order to make opposition to abortion their sole raison d’être.
November 18, 2010 - 10:24 pm
The stigma surrounding abortion — manufactured by a relentless anti-choice movement–has silenced women who’ve terminated unwanted pregnancies. As a result, the loudest voices belong to those who claim abortion has ruined their lives.