The bishops are engaging in a public relations campaign that is more myth than fact. Here are several claims you can expect to hear from the bishops—followed by the truth about what health care under the “Ethical and Religious Directives” means for people who need care at a Catholic hospital.
Even as a string of recent studies reveal the damaging effect of poverty on children, both Democrats and Republicans seek to cut food stamps, which have been shown to help alleviate poverty.
The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments Tuesday on the constitutionality of a Wisconsin law that requires abortion providers to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital.
If New Jersey’s attorney general succeeds in the current administrative proceedings, that state will permanently revoke Dr. Steven C. Brigham’s medical license, leaving him without any valid credentials to practice medicine in the United States.
A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of Beatriz with the Inter-American Human Rights Commission against the government of El Salvador for violations of women’s human rights.
Tamesha Means is suing the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, claiming the bishops’ anti-choice directives are negligently affecting the medical care delivered at Catholic-owned and -sponsored hospitals.
Three months have passed since Swarthmore College introduced a centralized sexual assault and harassment reporting system, meant to rectify the many issues exposed in two federal complaints alleging the school has mishandled sexual assault cases on campus. But not everyone is happy with the new system.
In his defense of the faceless poor, the pope misses the fact that women are more likely than men to be in poverty—because of the very kind of structural inequality that his church models for the world as an image of holiness.
Whole Woman’s Health in Fort Worth, recently forced to close due to stringent restrictions passed by the Texas legislature, has once again opened its doors to clients after a doctor affiliated with the clinic obtained admitting privileges at a nearby hospital.
How is it possible that U.S. foreign aid, which does so much good around the world, can also prevent a woman from receiving an abortion that is legal in her own country?