Posts tagged "anti-abortion"

What’s In a Title?

Andy Kopsa writes about the awkward title of a fantastic and haunting article by Sarah Blustain at Mother Jones.  Blustain chronicles the work and activism of "pro-life" lawyer Harold Cassidy.  The article was first posted with the title A Pro-Choice Feminist's Worst Nightmare which has since been changed to The Man Who Loved Women Too...

Coming Into Existence

Yesterday the Pope followed up his condoms revelation with a more predictable point, one that emphasizes existing Catholic teaching and seems, at least linguistically, appropriate to the start of Advent:  protect "nascent life."  From what?  "Selfishness and the willful darkening of conscience.

Out for Stupak

Ann Neumann: Fewer Friends: Bart Stupak (D-Mich) who reclined in relative anonymity in the House until last November when he wrote an amendment with Joe Pitts (R-PA) to prevent any of the federally administrated plans in the health care bill from providing abortion coverage. He compromised for an executive order during the bill’s passage last month. When he first introduced the...

God’s Kinder, Gentler Army

16 January 2006 Fetal funerals, ultrasound machines, and baby bonnets for women who want abortions. John Leland of The New York Times reports on the kinder, gentler side of the anti-abortion movement, one that advances its aims through innocuous-sounding Bible studies, church-run pregnancy crisis centers, and Christian support groups for women suffering “postabortion syndrome” (a favorite “psychological...

Overturning Roe

What did James Dobson know about Harriet Miers, and when did he know it? John Fund of the Wall Street Journal answers those questions with notes obtained from an Oct. 3 conference call involving 13 religious right leaders and two Texas judges. “[A]n unidentified voice asked the two men, ‘Based on your personal knowledge of...

Love God, Or Love Your Ass

“If it’s warm and it’s damp and it vibrates you might, in fact, have sex with it.” — anti-abortion activist Neal Horsley on the dangers of godless moral relativism and his youthful passion for his mule, on the Alan Colmes Show. Hear more. (HT: God & Consequences)

A “One-Exception” Man

The Washington Post claims – with little evidence — that abortion is emerging as a potential deciding factor in elections across the country. One of only three examples the paper provides — “former representative Tom Coburn, a Republican candidate for Senate in Oklahoma, has called for doctors who perform abortions to be sentenced to the death penalty”...

17 July 2004 Daily Links

AP reports that the Bush administration has blocked $34 million in congressionally-approved funds for the U.N. Population Fund because of what Colin Powell says is the fund’s “connection” to forced abortions in China. But State’s own investigators concluded that there isn’t any connection. So what gives? AP doesn’t answer, and neither can we — but we can suggest a...