My common ground fantasy involves both pro-life and pro-choice leaders taking certain premises of each other’s movements more seriously in order to break the conceptual logjam we’ve created.
Why did we have to wait until a heroic doctor was murdered before people began to question the outrageous claims made against him and against women who have late term abortions?
Alexia Kelley, co-founder of Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good and newly appointed Director of Faith-based and Community Partnerships at the Dept. of Health and Human Services believes a progressive agenda will produce pro-life results.
According to an interview conducted by Democracy Now, Scott Roeder, the man arrested and charged with first-degree murder the murder of Dr. George Tiller was reported to the FBI for vandalizing a Kansas City women’s health clinic on two separate occasions, one a week before Dr. Tiller was killed and the other and a day before his murder. A clinic worker called the FBI to report Roeder’s actions but he was not arrested.
In all the extensive coverage of the assassination in his church of Dr. George Tiller by a murderer affiliated with extremist right-wing groups, little has been said to shed light on what late-term abortions are, who has them and why.
When I think of Dr. Tiller and his clinic I think of compassion. What Dr. Tiller and his staff did each and every day was to give women their dignity.
Sarah Stoesz writes in her reader diary that a recent Gallup Poll appears to find more Americans than ever identifying as “pro-life.” But experience shows that such labels as “pro-life” and “pro-choice” are dated and drive wedges.
Personal choices always involve morality.
A new Gallup poll demonstrates an alleged anti-abortion majority, but its methodology is flawed.
In her latest Daily Beast entry, Meghan McCain misunderstands her own party’s viewpoints.