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Can Colorado Sen. Schultheis Be Musgraved?

Republican Senate Candidate Tom McDowell wants to move the dial in Colorado Springs away from a social politics that puts abortion, gay rights and illegal immigration front and center.

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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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Where Does Anti-Choice Extremism Come From?

Modern political history reveals that the roots of the evangelical “pro-life" movement come more from "segregation forever" than outrage in reaction to Roe.

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Fact-checking Religious Right reactions

Religious right, anti-abortion leaders ostensibly condemned Dr. Tiller’s
murder, but used his tragic death as a political platform to distort President Obama’s record on abortion and to spread misinformation about the issue.

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Common Foes on Common Ground? LGBT, Pro-Choice Movements Need to Draw the Line

Women and queers share common enemies, because we share the same goal: liberation from rigid sex roles and other oppressive restrictions on our lives.

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RH Reality Check Interviews: Kathryn Joyce, Author of Quiverfull

"Quiverfull" author Kathryn Joyce talks to RH Reality Check about demographic dreams, ideals of complementarianism, and the "brutalizing aspect of being constantly in submission to your husband or father."

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A “Provocative” Look at the Christian Right

A new book by Jon A. Shields tries to make reasonable claims about the Christian-right and its "logic," but instead comes off as biased.

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At the Commission on the Status of Women: Snapshots of the Right

Not everyone present at the Commission on the Status of Women was advocating for sexual and reproductive health. Some right-wing organizations wanted to roll back progress on women’s health.

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Conservative Evangelicals + White House = Confusing Abortion Meeting

The White House is setting up a meeting with evangelicals to discuss “abortion reduction”. Right Wing Watch raises an interesting question about this: why?!

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Right’s Rubber Fetus Dolls, Scare Tactics at Commission on Status of Women

The fact that this year’s Commission on the Status of Women theme was the “equal sharing of responsibilities between women and men” mattered little to right-wing organizations, who emphasized abortion and sexual orientation.

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