If President Obama’s Office for Faith-Based Partnerships wants to address teen pregnancy and abortion, his next 10 appointments to the council should include experts on women’s health and reproductive health care.
A new anti-choice ad uses President Obama’s life story to vilify women and men struggling to make a decision about an unwanted pregnancy.
Decisions about whether or when to have children are among the most sacred and monumental that people consider in their life. A coalition of religious groups call on President-Elect Obama to make reproductive health a priority.
Should you leave your faith outside the voting booth? I say no – your faith and your beliefs help shape what you care about. I am pro-choice because of my religious tradition and beliefs.
We consider that a miscarriage has no moral content because we attribute it to God. But if women are partners with God then do they not also have moral authority to interrupt the process of human gestation?
Seminarian Kelli Clement says she is not pro-choice “in spite of” her faith. Rather, her faith, she says, “instructs me to be pro-choice.” She calls for deeper connections between religious liberals and the broader progressive community.