The day after Rep. Trent Franks pulled a Todd Akin, senators speaking at the Faith and Freedom Coalition conference breathed barely a word about abortion—and not a peep about contraception.
Music video starring Glee’s Jane Lynch and Key & Peele’s Jordan Peele to raise awareness for the importance of the constitutional principle of church-state separation. (via Funny or Die)
“Inclusivity” and “intersectionality” are not just words. They describe the theory and practice of the reproductive justice movement with the potential to revitalize all of our advocacy and enable us to create the large and motivated base of support required to secure reproductive rights, health, and justice for all.
In choosing Daniels as his hand-picked spokesperson, Cardinal Dolan has laid bare just how radically the U.S. Catholic Church has turned to the right in the Obama years.
Here’s a lesson from John Corvino, AKA “The Gay Moralist” about masturbation, Aquinas, and New Natural Law. He discusses the views of the 13th Century philosopher St. Thomas Aquinas and some of his intellectual heirs today—self-styled “new natural lawyers” like Robert George of Princeton—who provide the intellectual basis for much of contemporary social conservative thought. (via The Huffington Post)
Both choice and reproductive justice have a place in our battle for women’s autonomy. But one cannot take the place of the other.
This week the Vatican confirmed that Pope Francis supports an ongoing crackdown on the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, a group that represents about 80 percent of nuns in the United States.
Today, more than 20 years after Hill first came on the national stage, we better understand that gender justice is not only about women’s rights in opposition to men and their privilege—it encompasses the full spectrum of gender and sexuality.
According to Pastor Morecraft, the consequences of being a “foolish person who is unwilling to live by the Word of God” is to “become a slave of somebody who is godly and who is wise.”
If you’re pregnant and wind up in a Catholic hospital, you could find yourself in more trouble after you’ve seen a doctor than before you walked in the door.