Posts tagged "“pro-life”"
Adoption Reform, Right-to-Life Style

Adoption Reform, Right-to-Life Style

Kathryn Joyce reveals what's really going on with the adoption reform bill currently being debated in Ohio.

Explaining US Foreign Policy

From an October 2011 article at Human Life International World Watch, a "pro-life and pro-family" organization dedicated to monitoring "anti-life forces operat[ing] under the radar implementing their destructive agenda":
...You would think, in an empty nation like Kazakhstan, there would be groups encouraging peo­ple to have more children, but ex­actly the opposite is the case....

Service Announcement for Journos

A friendly reminder to all of us at the start of this new election cycle:  "Pro-life" means much, much more than just anti-abortion. It's an entire set of beliefs leveled at legislating bodily autonomy.  For women, yes and most controversially, but also for the sick, the poor, the disabled, the terminal, gays, parents; in short,...

The Bishops, Proving Me Right

I shouldn't take any credit for predicting the actions of the most predictable institution on the globe, but I'll take it anyway.  I made the case at The Nation last week that the USCCB's recent statement on aid in dying would lead to broader crack-downs on end of life rights, privacy, and awareness....

Exporting the “Pro-Life” Movement to Russia

Last month the Russian Orthodox Church issued a statement that supported Moscow's squashing of the gay pride parade there.  But it seems limiting the rights of gays isn't the only issue on which the church has found a chance to work with the state.  The New York Times reports that the Russian government and...

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...

Antichoice at the End of Life

by Ann Neumann Reposted from The Nation. Last week a regulation to provide Medicare coverage for advance care planning counseling—that is, offer reimbursement to doctors for time spent talking to patients about end-of-life care—was abandoned… for the second time. Section 1233 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) died a first death in the...

Abortion as “Black Genocide”

Read former Revealer managing editor Kathryn Joyce's new article on efforts by the Religious Right to gain new black members by pushing the (old) idea that "family planning is a racist plan to wipe out populations of color."