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Going Backwards: Limiting Access to Contraception is Bad for Government, Bad for Business, and Bad for Women

The current backlash against women is falling under the creative new smokescreen of “religious liberty.” Religious arguments against contraception have been used for 50 years, but women, public health officials, and legislators generally favored common sense and personal religious freedeom over ideology from an earlier century. In this election year, however, common sense seems a distant memory.

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Unconscionable: The Religious Right’s Appeal to Institutional Conscience Is Hollow

The distinction between church and other institutions is a fair one. Churches are primarily for those of that particular faith. But universities and hospitals exist for a wider public. If they do not require their employees to practice their religious faith, they should not expect those employees to live their private lives by the standards of that faith.

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Opening New Horizons on Faith-Based Sex Education

Can religious groups offer quality sex ed programming?

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On the Catholic Church Scandals

Things we’re not supposed to say about the Catholic Church.

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