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Truth Is Indeed One of the First Casualties of War

I agree with Jim Wallis that the truth has become a casualty in this war–because both Jim and the Catholic Bishops have twisted it. And if Jim Wallis and his conservative allies have their way, women will become another casualty.

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Exploiting the Healthcare Debate to Restrict Abortion

Faith groups now want to expand the Hyde Amendment so that everyone is denied coverage for abortion care even with private insurance, while the same groups are ignoring the exclusion of undocumented workers.

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Unearthing Common Ground

It’s not about reducing abortion. The advocates for a new common ground correctly note the correlation between poverty and abortion rates. But they fail to mention how poverty first contributes to unintended pregnancies.

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Soul-Numbing Politics: Playing the Progressive Catholic Card

Progressive Catholic electoral activity is yet another example of the dangers of mixing politics and faith.

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What Jim Wallis Hears When You Say “Reduce the Need for Abortion”

All Jim Wallis needs to know about you is that you have a womb that’s got a zygote in it, and the “right” decision — to carry your pregnancy to term — is made.

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Rev. Jim Wallis Needs a Reality Check on Abortion Reduction Plank

Rev. Jim Wallis may be spoiling for a fight on reducing abortion, but he’s picking on the wrong side of the political spectrum.

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