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The Secret History of Sex, Choice and Catholics

Watch the entire film below or choose clips by topic here.

The story told by “The Secret History” isn’t just for Catholics. It gets to the heart of how we all make moral decisions and seek compassionate answers. Ultimately, the film is not just about history, but about how we live our faith today and where we want our church to go. More than that, it’s a vibrant declaration that we are not afraid.

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Being Pro-Choice is About Much More Than Just the Right to Abortion Care

Abortion is far from the only choice a woman makes about her reproductive health. And if you really think about it, why wait to defend those reproductive health choices until she is at the door of an abortion clinic?

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Mary’s Choice: What the Annunciation Story Tells Us About Moral Agency

Time and time again we see how God gives God’s people choices in their decisions to follow in God’s way. The Annunciation story is but one of many pointing to a God who gives us the power to make moral choices and trusts that we will do so.

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“Is There a War on Women?” Obama White House Communications Director Dodges and Squirms

In a Q and A interview today at Netroots Nation, White House Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer could not bring himself to acknowledge that there is a “war on women,” underway in the United States and fudged the issue of how exactly the Administration would either respond to or fight back attacks on women’s rights.

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Invisible and Penned In

Yesterday I boarded a 6:00 am train from Newark to DC to attend the Pro-choice Advocacy Day.  I eagerly looked around for placards, buttons, t-shirts, or groups of women and men who were on a mission. Instead I saw briefcases and business suits. 

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From Generation Roe to Generation Now

When my best friend faced an unintended and unwanted pregnancy, I made the choice to stand with her, and I have been an advocate for reproductive justice ever since. 

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Launches today! Silver Ribbon Campaign to Trust Women http://oursilverribbon.org/

What do People For the American Way, National Organization for Women, Feminist Majority Foundation, Catholics for Choice, Religious Coalition for Reproductive rights and Choice have in common? the Silver Ribbon campaign to Trust Women. Join us now!

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Honoring Elizabeth Edwards by Trusting Women

The media’s and the public’s treatment of Elizabeth Edward’s decisions mirrors our society’s treatment of women’s decisions writ large: Do they really know what they’re doing?

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Is “Choice” The Right Word?

Joint Action Committee’s president believes that it is time to change the paradigm regarding women’s reproductive rights. http://jactoo.blogspot.com/p/presidential-ponderings-thoughts-from.html

Today I decided that we need a new paradigm for women’s reproductive rights.  By that, I mean looking at why we say “Choice” when talking about reproductive rights.  

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Why a Soccer Momma for Obama Hung Up Her Cleats

I was a soccer mama for Obama. But sometime this year, I hung up my cleats.  And because I am pretty ordinary, I think losing me is a big problem for the Democrats. I’ll vote on Tuesday, but I haven’t recruited for the playoffs.

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