Clergy and people of faith are speaking up in a new campaign about the outrageous “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act.” It’s deceptive and reveals a profound lack of respect for the sacredness of women’s lives.
Teen birth rate in the U.S. continues to decline; former anti-abortion leader/Catholic excorcist accused of “inappropriate relations” with women; Florida “Choose Life” law may be re-written; new Lifetime show presents natural chidlbirth as moronic; and the battle over homosexuality all over Africa.
Just weeks ago, St. Joseph’s Hospital in Arizona saved the life of a young mother of four with an emergency abortion. Join us to ensure that all U.S. Catholic hospitals protect patients’ rights and are held to the highest standard of care.
A $3.5 billion maternity care problem; another Catholic hospital gets to expand and limit its services to women; female domestic partners on their babies’ birth certificates; and Wal-Mart’s wage discrimination case.
Another fight is brewing over Catholic hospitals and reproductive health care – this time in Maryland, where a dispute over building a hospital may result in fewer options for abortion care, contraception, fertility treatments and other health services.
What do People For the American Way, National Organization for Women, Feminist Majority Foundation, Catholics for Choice, Religious Coalition for Reproductive rights and Choice have in common? the Silver Ribbon campaign to Trust Women. Join us now!
Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) discusses why he confronts elementary, middle and high school students with the question: Where do you stand on the issue of abortion?
Bishop Thomas Olmstead offically revokes St. Joseph’s Hospital of its status as a Catholic hospital because it dared to save the life of a young mother of four – with an emergency abortion.
A woman births her fourth child at home, against the wishes of her doctor, after having had three prior c-sections and being told she’d need to have another; The ACLU urges the superintendent of the California school district where a young teen committed suicide from anti-gay bullying, to do something about it; and reproductive justice advocates in Minnesota fear they are in for a rough haul this upcoming legislative session.
In November 2009, a young mother of four was given a life saving, emergency abortion from doctors at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona. Bishop Thomas Olmstead of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix called it “immoral” and is now threatening the hospital president in an effort to make sure they never save a pregnant woman’s life again.