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Roundup: Ryan-DeLauro Abortion Reduction Bill to Be Re-introduced Today

The Ryan-DeLauro bill, aimed at reducing the need for abortion by supporting pregnant women and their families, to be re-introduced today; Group asks justice department to do more to protect abortion clinics; and much more.

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Roundup: Obama’s Abortion Pledge to the Pope

Obama’s Abortion Pledge to the Pope; George Bush’s Failed Sex Education Plan; Television as a Form of Contraception

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Dems, Religion, Common Ground: Response to Korzen

In a recent article, Chris Korzen criticized those wary of “common ground” efforts and claims Democrats had abandoned Catholics. But good facts are critical to good ethics and Korzen fails to provide evidence for his claims.

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Democrats, Religion, Common Ground: A Response to Korzen

In a recent article, Chris Korzen criticizes those wary of his and others’ roles in “common ground” efforts and claims the Democrats had abandoned Catholics. But good facts are critical to good ethics and Korzen fails to provide evidence for his claims.

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Is There Biblical Support for Contraceptives?

Using theological arguments might be one way to reach a common ground.

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Abortion: Common Ground or The New Scarlett Letter?

Common ground discussions on abortion have been pervaded by an eagerness to judge and an unwillingness to understand the complex reasons women choose abortion over childbirth when faced with an unintended pregnancy.

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Is Adoption Reform Common Ground on Abortion?

Those who support a woman’s right to choose and those who oppose it should be able to work together to forge common ground for policies that make adoption a genuine choice.

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Just the Facts, Sir: The False Dichotomy of Catholics vs. “Pro-choice” on Common Ground

As the anticipated release by the White House of a "common ground" proposal on abortion draws near, numerous members of the male pontificator commentariat are trying to spark anxiety by claiming that Obama will have to make a choice betwen "the Catholic vote," and "the pro-choice community."  Nothing could be further from the truth. To get past this, the Administration just has to stick to the facts.

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USCCB on Common Ground: No Need for Abortion, No Need to Reduce the Need For It

USCCB on common ground: No need to “reduce the need for abortion” because there is “no need for abortion” in the first place.

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Waldman: Still Not Getting It…

Once again, Waldman twists arguments, avoids stating his own goals, and refers to common ground as “your team versus mine.” Steve: It’s not a competition or a team sport. It’s not about whether you win. It is about real people’s lives, their health and their rights.

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