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Stop Calling U.S. Christian Lawmakers the ‘Taliban’

The answer to countering right-wing attacks on Americans with uteri isn't to create a turban-wearing bogeyman looming half a world away, but to look at what's happening right here in our own country, in our own statehouses, at our own national capitol.

The answer to countering right-wing attacks on Americans with uteri isn’t to create a turban-wearing bogeyman looming half a world away, but to look at what’s happening right here in our own country, in our own statehouses, at our own national capitol.

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Not the ‘Illuminati’: How Fundamentalist Christians Are Infiltrating State and Federal Government

Blackstone alumni have risen to positions of influence in state and federal courts, federal government agencies, congressional committees and offices, as well as positions at the United Nations and other intergovernmental agencies.

Welcome to the world of the Blackstone Legal Fellowship, an annual program established in 2000 by the Alliance Defending Freedom, an Arizona-based nonprofit that is swiftly emerging as a major behind-the-scenes player in many of the nation’s most controversial legal cases involving reproductive rights, sexual justice, and a vast range of other moral and social disputes.

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Dear Conservative Christian Leaders: Why Are You Silent About Rape?

I am writing because you have been stunningly and tellingly silent on one of the most pressing moral and social issues we face today: rape.

I am writing because conservative Christian leaders have been stunningly and tellingly silent on one of the most pressing moral and social issues we face today: rape.

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What to Do About Anti-Gay, Anti-Choice Messages on Public Transit

What do we do about advertising we find offensive, or even bigoted? 

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Dark Ages Now: Robert George’s Plan for America

George argues that his view of “moral order” doesn’t have to be connected to “divine revelation or biblical Scripture”—but can simply be defended as the most reasonable order.

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An Activism Success Story: And It Was Easy

An Activism Success Story: And It Was Easy

When deceptive anti-abortion posters began to appear at local conveninece stores, I had to take action.

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Sex-Positive Evangelicals? Oh, Yes

Despite a strain of “sin or not?” nit-picking, sex advice on Christian websites often emphasizes female pleasure and benefits of healthy sexuality.

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