When accumulated in one place, the number of lies the religious right tells about human sexuality and gender roles is dizzying. But countering their lies with facts, while important, is more complex than simply insisting on the facts.
Is murder a right-to-life issue?
Think you know how Catholic voters feel about the issues and how they’ll vote in the elections? Think again.
A new poll confirms that “tea-partiers” align heavily with the religious right. One part of me says, Duh. The other is glad for the evidence.
Many of the same states that resist comprehensive sex ed also have loose laws for gun ownership. Gun-rights advocates maintain that straight-forward education is the best way to keep kids safe. So why do we treat sex ed differently?
HHS has 18 months to decide whether to require insurers to provide oral contraceptives, IUDs, and other prescription birth control with no co-pay. The far right is already organizing against this.
Yet another in a lengthening line of legislative moralizers will resign today as a result of his own hypocrisy. Today’s example is Congressman Mark Souder.
James Dobson has officially stepped down as chair of Focus on the Family. However, Dobson won’t be out of the public eye nor will the global evangelical media empire’s chief, Jim Daly.
Chris Smith is obsessed with abortion, and with thwarting women’s rights. Smith, whose top campaign contributor is Right to Life’s PAC, has made it his mission to make both contraception and safe abortion inaccessible here and abroad.
Why does the religious right demand government interference in matters of sexuality and yet eagerly block government involvement in matters of welfare? By eliminating government assistance, they hope to force the public to turn to the church.