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Missouri lawmakers override veto of birth control bill

September 12, 2012


Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, September 12, 2012 by David A. Lieb The Missouri measure was championed by the Missouri Catholic Conference, Missouri Right to Life and other religious and anti-abortion groups. JEFFERSON CITY, MO. (AP)— Missouri lawmakers enacted new religious exemptions from insurance coverage of birth control Wednesday, overriding a gubernatorial veto and delivering a political rebuke to an […]

Republican Congresswomen Create A Caucus

May 21, 2012


Huffington Post, May 21, 2012 by Laura Bassett After repeatedly being accused of participating in a legislative “war on women,” Republican women in the House of Representatives announced Monday that they’re forming a new caucus dedicated to raising their profile as female lawmakers and presenting a “unified voice” on issues that affect women. The Women’s […]

Why Access to Abortion Care is Such an Urgent Need for Mothers Worldwide

May 11, 2012


RH Reality Check, May 11, 2012 by Britt Wahlin Mother’s Day is an opportunity for us to honor our own mothers and the mothers around the world who birth, feed, nurture, and teach their children. It is also an opportunity to reflect on the fact that motherhood should be a choice. All women should have […]

Why Religious People Should Support the Rights of Women in Reproductive Decisions

May 3, 2012


Huffington Post, May 3, 2012 by Harry Knox Lately, headlines have been full of reports of religious condemnation of abortion and birth control. As a person of deep faith, I believe the opposite: I believe that — as a matter of social justice — religious people should support the rights of women to make decisions […]