“40 Days of Prayer,” an effort by the pro-choice religious organization, Faith Aloud, has become the target of a vitriolic campaign by the Christian right. But Faith Aloud is determined to turn the hatred into love, through ongoing support of women in need of abortion care.
If you understand the role that hostility to women’s rights plays in Iowa, you understand why the Iowa caucus comes down to a contest of lying about abortion, and why it may not really matter that much for the eventual nomination.
Va. Del. Bob Marshall’s recent remarks echo the anti-choice theme for women: Do not forget that your reproductive and sexual capacities are wholly-owned and operated by the Christian right.
That weak and long-suffering entity known as the Christian Right is claiming that efforts to outlaw targeted hate crimes against homosexual persons through legislation constitute “a guarded effort to ‘eradicate’ their beliefs.”
In all the fuss over Stupak-Pitts, the fact that both houses of Congress removed mandated coverage not only for contraception, but also STD counseling and pelvic exams went largely unnoticed.
A new book by Jon A. Shields tries to make reasonable claims about the Christian-right and its "logic," but instead comes off as biased.
The Bush administration and the anti-choice movement have declared trench warfare against the women of America. The HHS rule change is nothing short of overriding the wishes and expectations of the larger population to cater to the fanatical religious right.
Obama will reverse reckless, ideological health policy at home and abroad; An Indian Supreme Court decision allows husbands to divorce if wife obtains abortion without his consent; Illinois keeps abortion off license plates; Christian right faces crossroads; and more.
With so much talk about how religious figures are impacting the election, one wonders where the media has been for the past 30 years?