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Conservatives: Openly Gay House Candidates ‘Antithetical’ to Republican Platform, Harmful to Kids

The Republican Party is backing two openly gay candidates for Congress a year after releasing its infamous “autopsy” report chronicling the need to court LGBT Americans along with people of color and women.

The Republican Party is backing two openly gay candidates for Congress a year after releasing its infamous “autopsy” report chronicling the need to court LGBT Americans along with people of color and women.

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Contraception Extremism and the Right-Wing Bubble

I should not have to choose between keeping my job and losing my dignity.

How did the Republicans get themselves into this shutdown mess? Part of the problem is they are remarkably out of touch, and you can look no further than Republican discourse on contraception to see how bad it’s gotten in the right-wing bubble.

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Dark Ages Now: Robert George’s Plan for America

George argues that his view of “moral order” doesn’t have to be connected to “divine revelation or biblical Scripture”—but can simply be defended as the most reasonable order.

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Missionary Rhetoric Dominates at World Congress of Families

The conflict between a faithful or religiously fundamentalist way of
life and secularism has emerged as an underlying theme of this year’s
World Congress of Families (WCF) being held this week in Amsterdam,
Netherlands.

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“My Sister’s Keeper” and Reproductive Rights

Lisa Belkin worries that the film paints an unrealistic, alarmist picture of pre-implantation genetic diagnosis.

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We’re ‘Values Voters,’ Too

Pro-choicers are voting on values of our own — values of liberty, health, and scientific knowledge.

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