According to the Washington Post, the Catholic Archdiocese of Washington, DC is threatening to withdraw all social services from the District of Columbia (DC) if the city does not change it’s proposed same-sex marriage law.
Following up on a June surprise, Michigan House Speaker Pro Tem Pam Byrnes on Wednesday announced she had introduced legislation to roll back a 2004 constitutional amendment which bans same-sex marriage in the state.
Only time will tell how this this week’s election and phase of ultra-conservatism among Republicans will play out. What do you predict–and how should pro-choice, pro-reproductive justice advocates respond? Let us know.
The Values Voters Summit weighs in: Mike Huckabee is the preferred GOP candidate for 2012 presidential run.
After dropping out of sight for several months, Marilyn Musgrave resurfaced in March at the national antiabortion political advocacy group, the Susan B. Anthony List, to run opposition campaigns against 12 pro-choice lawmakers.
Bob McDonnell’s position on abortion is not incidental to his career as a politician; it’s central, and it’s also extreme.
Jason Webb creates false divisions by placing the Church at the center of political discourse in Spain—by depicting it as a great force that you’re either for or against.
This is not the first time a Catholic individual or organization has allowed intolerance to interfere with the Church’s message on loving our (black, gay, poor) neighbors, but it’s particularly embarrassing in this case.
It is wonderful that several states have granted same-sex couples the right to marry. It was even more special that Vermont was able to pass the legislation without a court-ordered mandate.
Legalized abortion in Catholic Spain? Maybe the times really are changing.