Roe v. Wade

New York Today: The Warmest Spot in the City

<i>Good morning on this sleepy Tuesday.</i><p>It will be 80 degrees and glowing in New York City today.<p>(Well, at least in one little slice of the Upper West Side.)<p>“It’s like a bright, sunny day in here,” said Hazel Davies, who oversees the Butterfly Conservatory, a lush tropical bubble inside the American …

New York City

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Health Care

In the Case of Roe V. Wade, There's One Detail That's Been Overlooked

Over the years, we’ve all heard the back and forth between the pro-life and pro-abortion advocates, each totally convinced of the rightness of their …

Conservative View

The Hard Thing To Do

The Read<p>Forty-five years after Roe v. Wade, legislative pressures on abortion access and women’s health care continue to increase. As clinics …

Cleveland

Pro-Life Leader Invites ‘Out of Touch’ Justin Trudeau to March for Life

On Friday, more than 100,000 Americans are expected to march in the nation’s capital to celebrate life and condemn abortion. While the networks often …

Conservative View

Woman’s Rights: One Year In From The Women’s March

If only every day could be the day of the Women’s March. Families walking and laughing together. The inspiring speeches. The witty, the …

Rights & Freedoms

Letters | Various

<b>DEADLY DESERTS</b><p>Paul Griffiths’s sneering review of our book, <i>By Man Shall His Blood Be Shed</i> (“Against Capital Punishment,” December 2017), illustrates …

John Paul II

Celebrate religious freedom — the way the Founding Fathers originally intended

Christian nationalists have tried to co-opt the idea, but what Jefferson meant was something revolutionary<p>Before fake news there was fake history, and one of the most significant examples has long been the religious right’s idea that America was founded as a “Christian nation.” It’s a popular …

Culture

Love is and always will be the basis of the pro-life movement

Each year, the March for Life theme is carefully chosen to reflect the message we deem most needed for the hearts and minds of our community and our …

Pro-life Movement

The Supreme Court's creation of 'a right to privacy' ruling made things worse

After Roe v. Wade plaintiff Norma McCorvey became a Christian and revealed that she had not been gang raped as her legal team had claimed, many …

Equality

To reignite millennial fervor, Republicans should highlight pro-life plank

A year after Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. for ‘serious case of amnesia’ after testimony Skier Lindsey Vonn: I …

Rights & Freedoms

From abortion to the Memphis Regional Megasite: 5 things to watch in the legislature this week

CLOSE<p>The Tennessee General Assembly reconvenes on Jan. 9 as the state moves into a busy election year.<p>Tennessee lawmakers will have a shortened week …

Rights & Freedoms

Tim Allen says fan support over 'Roseanne' controversy 'truly appreciated'

The news that Rosanne Barr's character on ABC's reboot of "Roseanne" will be a President Trump loving American, has fans of Tim Allen's canceled …

TV

Facebook blocks Jon Voight movie about Roe v. Wade from crowdfunding: Producer

The producer of a major pro-life movie about Roe v. Wade says Facebook has prevented him from crowdfunding over the social media network.<p>Nick Loeb …

Rights & Freedoms

9 Things You Should Know About the ‘Mississippi Burning’ Murders

On Thursday, Edgar Ray Killen died in prison at the age of 92. Killen, a former pastor and Ku Klux Klan leader, was the only person to face state …

Crime

Abortion foes came out by the thousands to Colorado’s Capitol this weekend

Young boys and girls rolled down the grassy slope on the west side of the Capitol Saturday afternoon as roughly 3,000 abortion foes from across …

Denver

Dear Politicians — I Don't Care About Your Religion, I Care About My Rights

Whether it's "thoughts and prayers," "God's will," or "the natural order of things," politicians of faith have a tendency to lean on religious …

Rights & Freedoms

Women's March Plans New Event, But Rejects Human Rights

On January 21, 2017, the Women’s March on Washington became the largest march in American history. On January 21, 2018, Women’s March, the …

Conservative View

Teenage Feminism Decades before “Girl Power”

<i>*This post is part of our online forum on Student Activism</i>.<p>As civil disobedience in schools escalated in the postwar era, teenage girls began to …

Latino News

This Online Game Shows How Hard It Is to Get an Abortion in America

"Trapped" illustrates the numerous, compounding obstacles that many abortion seekers are forced to face.<p>You are a woman in the US, and thus—thanks to Roe v. Wade—you have the right to an abortion. But because of how far along you are, you have to get a surgical abortion and your primary physician …

Pro-choice Movement

New York's Corrupt Politics in a Nutshell

On Wednesday afternoon, HuffPost ran a story about a woman named Erica Vladimer, who accused New York state Senator Jeff Klein of having once “shoved …

U.S. Politics

Women hit a record high in Virginia legislature. Can they break the boys’ club?

RICHMOND — Newly minted Del. Kathy Tran (D-Fairfax) sat in the House of Delegates, nursing her 1-year-old daughter in the storied chamber long dominated by men.<p>In the row ahead of her, fellow newcomer Del. Hala Ayala (D-Prince William) sported a purse-shaped American flag lapel pin and a bracelet …

U.S. Politics

Why Is Trump Preventing a Teenager From Having an Abortion?

<i>This article first appeared in the Washington Spectator.</i><p>The first anniversary of Donald Trump’s presidency will occasion lots of commentary on his …

Rights & Freedoms

March for Life president seeks 'big tent' approach to pro-life cause

NEW YORK – When Jeanne Mancini attended her first board meeting for the March for Life in 2012, she left undecided as to whether it was the right fit …

Pro-life Movement

How State Legislators Across the Country Are Joining Forces to Fight for Reproductive Rights

A new effort from the progressive State Innovation Exchange aims to put reproductive rights at the forefront of the country's agenda.<p>Renitta Shannon has never regretted her abortion.<p>Growing up, Shannon, who’s now a state representative in Georgia, never got any guidance from her well-meaning, very …

Rights & Freedoms

5 Things Every Woman Needs To Know About Abortions

Do you know your options?<p>Four and a half decades after abortion was made legal in the U.S., terminating a pregnancy continues to be one of the most hotly debated—not to mention taboo—subjects in our zeitgeist. (There’s nothing like a Cards of Humanity abortion card to make a room squirm.)<p>But as …

This T-Shirt Makes a Subtle Statement About Reproductive Rights, Just in Time for the Women’s March

If you’re participating in the Women’s Marches next weekend, there’s a good chance you’re already thinking about your outfit—and there’s nothing wrong with that. Just a few days ago, the #TimesUp blackout on the Golden Globes red carpet proved just how impactful clothing can be. You might see women …

Fashion

Upcoming March for Life speakers include Paul Ryan, a former NFL player, and a Democratic lawmaker

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) will address the 45th annual March for Life next week, he announced Wednesday on Twitter.<p>Jeanne Mancini, president of March for Life, said in a statement that it is “an honor” that Ryan will speak at the pro-life gathering on Jan. 19.<p>“Speaker Ryan has been an …

Conservative View

Alveda King: Trump is not a racist

After allegations from the Democratic Party that President Donald Trump referred to some African countries as “s***hole nations,” Alveda King, the …

Conservative View

Everyone's favorite fringe fest is back

The 29th annual Rhinoceros Theater Festival presents a full slate of plays that are “new, local, and good” (or not). Twenty-nine years ago, when …

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