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At Any Cost: How Catholic Bishops Pushed for a Shutdown—and Even a Default—Over Birth Control

The U.S. Catholic bishops want to be known as the champions of the poor and struggling. But they're happy to block services to the needy to further their anti-contraception agenda.

The U.S. Catholic bishops want to be known as the champions of the poor and struggling. But they’re happy to block services to the needy to further their anti-contraception agenda.

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Congress, Abortion, and the Separation of Church and State

A veto in Arizona may have meant the demise of one attempt to further enshrine discrimination in the name of religious liberty, but the larger threat from the Supreme Court remains.

The abortion debate is, at heart, a debate over church-state separation.

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Keep Religious Restrictions Out of the Tax Code

As a rabbi, I have to say, money is only part of the issue surrounding this abortion tax hike. My concern is really about a religious minority – so extreme and desperate in an anti-abortion position and inventiveness – that it is turning to the tax code to pressure all of us to live by their restrictive faith teachings.

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The Obama Administration Takes A Page From Stupak’s Playbook

Last week, the Obama administration resurrected the Stupak amendment in the high-risk pools. For 3 1/2 years, women in these pools will not be able to buy a comprehensive policy that covers abortion even though they will be contributing large amounts of their own money to the premium.

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Stupak Threatened By “Pretty Nice Guy”

The FBI believes it has tracked down the person responsible for sending threatening letters to Michigan Congressman Bart Stupak.

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Stupak to Announce Retirement From Congress

Michigan Representative Bart Stupak is believed to be announcing his retirement today.

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Stupak Opposed FACE Act Sanctions on Anti-choice Terrorists

Bart Stupak, now complaining about threats and harassment for his position on health reform, voted against the landmark 1994 Freedom to Access Clinic Entrances Act (FACE Act) that protects providers against harassment.

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Roundup: April Fools? Could Be.

It’s April Fool’s day, but these people aren’t joking when it comes to pushing anti-choice ideals.

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Roundup: When a 15-Year-Old Gets an Abortion

A 15-year-old receives a completely legal abortion and her pro-life mother is livid. Plus, who needs a date for the prom?

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