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Catholic Crusaders No More

Today, there is a social liberalism in Spain that counters the influence of the Catholic Church on some issues.

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Roundup (Afternoon Version): Marriage Is Not A Condom, Free Abortions In Spain?

Nancy Goldstein agrees with the Pope (sort of)! Spain’s abortion laws may increase craigslist.org searches for rental property in the country, opposing embryonic stem cell research = opposing fertility clinics?

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Abortion More Serious Crime than Rape, Says Vatican

Brazilian President Luiz Inacio da Silva has chastised the Catholic Church for excommunicating the doctors and family of the nine-year-old girl who had an abortion.

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Roundup: Spanish Panel Recommends Liberalization of Abortion Law

Spanish panel recommends liberalization of abortion law; “fetal pain” bill moves forward in Utah; Houston Chronicle calls for comprehensive sex ed; what the Vitter amendment would do; “confusing patchwork of regulation” in wake of octuplet birth; budget “undermines parental control”?

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The New, Progressive Spain

Legalized abortion in Catholic Spain?  Maybe the times really are changing.

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Roundup: Spain to Liberalize Abortion Laws

Spain to liberalize abortion laws; anti-choicers target state funding for Planned Parenthood; Brazil shuts down websites selling misoprostol; medical records follow Phill Kline to Virginia; Sarah Palin silent as National Abstinence Education Association criticizes Bristol; men’s reactions to abortion.

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