Americans overwhelmingly gave their support to pro-choice, pro-prevention candidates and rejected anti-choice initiatives. Will the religious right get the message?
The sun may be setting on the political influence of fundamentalist churches; Study finds significant link between TV and teen pregnancy; 43% of women report sexual problems; 13 year-old rape victim stoned to death in Somalia for adultery; John Chittick walks the world speaking with teens about HIV/AIDS.
LA Times counters parental notification proponent’s two central arguments; UK makes sex and relationship education mandatory in primary and secondary schools; British lawmakers leave Northern Ireland’s women suffering; How the religious right drove Colin Powell to endorse Obama; Baptist minister says birth control is “murder.”
Minnesota’s religious right is pulling out all the stops to bring social conservatives to the polls on Election Day, and the message is clear: Christians must vote Republican.
Americans United for the Separation of Church and State filed formal complaints targeting six churches that issued political endorsements on “Pulpit Freedom Sunday.”
Many Catholic voters support common sense public policy on reproductive and sexual health issues. A new television ad sheds light.
Thousands of extreme, conservatives will descend upon Washington DC on September 17th for the second Values Voter Summit hosted by the far right Family Research Council to discuss “the sanctity of life and marriage” and of course whether McCain and Palin are worthy enough for their support.
While support for Gov. Sarah Palin from the religious right has been huge, Palin has also suffered some criticism from members of the pro-family movement.
Religious right wing organizations have more empathy for Bristol Palin’s pregnancy than they know what to do with. But empathy is nowhere to be found in their judgmental policy agendas for the rest of American teens.
If Rick Warren were able to convey the diversity among evangelicals at the upcoming Saddleback Civil Forum, maybe we’ll actually get some honest conversation.