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Proposed rule could cut access to medical care

9/29/2008 3:40:25 AM

Source: Arizona Daily Star

Doctors warn abortion bill could force some to leave state

9/29/2008 3:39:49 AM

Source: Australian Broadcasting Company

Md. taxpayers left on their own

9/29/2008 3:32:35 AM

Source: Baltimore Sun

Response To 'Praying, Protesting'

9/29/2008 3:15:18 AM

Source: Hartford Courant, Connecticut

Abortion: It’s not a single issue, it is the issue

9/29/2008 3:11:52 AM

Source: Winona Daily News

Obama and Biden are fake Christians

9/29/2008 2:56:23 AM

Source: The News-Times

Supreme Court to tackle drugmaker liability, censorship

9/29/2008 2:07:24 AM

Source: San Jose Mercury News

Google Lifts Ban On Controversial Christian Institute Ads

9/29/2008 1:39:12 AM

Source: Information Week

Wis. pastor shares his plan to vote for McCain

9/29/2008 1:18:57 AM

Source: Winona Daily News

Warding off attacks against Gov. Palin

9/29/2008 1:18:46 AM

Source: Daily Herald, Chicago


Non-Married Lifestyles

9/29/2008 1:59:24 AM

Source: The Distributed Republic

The sexes do not differ on science

9/28/2008 4:08:08 PM

Source: Gene Expression

Palin, raising money on the left

9/27/2008 1:19:33 PM

Source: The Politico: Ben Smith

Cashing In on a G.O.P. Star

9/26/2008 8:22:35 PM

Source: The Caucus - New York Times

When Will Obama Apologize to the National Right to Life Committee?

9/26/2008 5:09:44 PM

Source: NRO: The Corner

Latest Articles


Personally speaking

Abortion and Life tells whole truths
For decades, feminists have rallied behind the phrase “the personal is political,” meant to remind us that our personal lives are intrinsically affected by politics.
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  September 24, 2008

Obama and McCain: Repro Rights Checklist

How the presidential candidates measure up on reproductive rights
It’s important to know where our next president stands with regard to reproductive rights — and to remember that those rights depend on who’s in charge.
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  September 24, 2008

I had an abortion

Forty percent of American women have abortions by the time they're 45. I'm one of them.
Does anyone think about us, the people who have actually gone through with an abortion, and accepted that it was the right decision, for whatever reason, at that time?
By ANONYMOUS  |  September 24, 2008

Fallopian follies

While celebrity sages salivate over Hollywood babies, Beltway pundits are spinning the latest wave of ovarian escapades. Have girls really gone wild?
Speculating on celebrity baby “bumps” is Hollywood blood sport.
By KARA BASKIN  |  September 10, 2008

The enthusiasm gap

This election, with Obama having stoked pennant fever in Denver, it is the Dems who have cornered the excitement market  
The selection of gun-shooting, anti-abortion, creationist, doctrinaire conservative Alaska Governor Sarah Palin as John McCain’s vice-presidential nominee has finally got the GOP’s conservative base excited.
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  September 03, 2008

A field guide to activism in Rhode Island

Issues + organizing = real-world experience
If you’re interested in becoming an agent of change, identify a cause close to your heart and connect with one of the groups working on it.
By MEGHAN GRADY  |  August 28, 2008

Hummel splits from ABC6; Planned Parenthood CEO resigns

Politics + media
When Jim Hummel decided to depart last week because of the approach being pursued by new management, it seemed to encapsulate the take-this-paycheck-and-shove-it fantasy of many people.
By IAN DONNIS  |  August 06, 2008

Communion shouldn’t be based on politics

Catholic priests call themselves “vicars of Christ,” so those giving communion need only recall Christ’s forgiveness of a thief on an adjacent Calvary cross, and ask, “What would Jesus do?”
By MARY ANN SORRENTINO  |  June 18, 2008

Evil urges

Politics and other mistakes.
Let’s talk about extremists.
By AL DIAMON  |  June 18, 2008

Top 10 questions for Maine voters

The issues that define the primary campaign
Here are the top 10 stories and storylines shaping Maine's primary season.
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  May 28, 2008

Senate shuffle

Massachusetts hasn’t had a Senate-seat vacancy in nearly 25 years. Now we may have two. Let the speculation begin.
Don’t count Ted Kennedy out just yet, but the prognosis immediately set minds thinking about the inevitable departure of Kennedy from the US Senate, where he has served since 1962.
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  August 27, 2008

Going both ways

Here’s a strategy sheet for McCain on how to defeat Obama.
Right now John McCain is doing better than he and the Republicans deserve.
By STEVEN STARK  |  May 28, 2008

California matters

Massachusetts may have had gay marriage first, but California changes everything. Are Obama and Clinton listening?
For four years, and 10,000 same-sex nuptials, Massachusetts has had a monopoly on gay marriage in the United States.
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  May 21, 2008

Courting disaster

Why McCain’s right-wing judicial pledge would further compromise America’s future
With the price of food and gasoline running at punishing levels, it is no surprise that the economy has replaced the disastrous war in Iraq as the issue with which voters are most concerned.
By EDITORIAL  |  May 07, 2008

Saving bonds

Unconventional wisdom at the Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
Moral and ethical quibbles aside, society’s objection to queers amounts to a question of power.
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 06, 2008

The Life before Her Eyes

Exploiting high school shootings
Shame on all involved.
By PETER KEOUGH  |  April 23, 2008

The problem with the Pope’s new list of deadly sins

The pope recently declared obscene riches, pedophilia, and causing social injustice as three of the newest deadly sins.
By MARY ANN SORRENTINO  |  April 02, 2008

Ridge to the future

The guessing game about his running mate has begun, but if Obama’s the opponent, one man can secure the white house for McCain
With the Republican nomination officially settled, the speculation about John McCain’s choice of a running mate has already begun.
By STEVEN STARK  |  March 12, 2008

Morality stories

Mary Bean  embraces the ambiguity of real life
“Mary Bean” isn’t who she says she is — the trial that follows the factory girl’s death certainly illuminates that much.
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  February 27, 2008

Supposed clerical reformer proves to be a control freak

The ProJo ’s front page on February 15 delivered a one-two punch to Rhode Island Roman Catholics.
By MARY ANN SORRENTINO  |  February 20, 2008

Top issue crosses all faith lines

9/27/2008 6:58:29 AM

Source: LA Daily News: Local

Critics: Abortion Rule Would Impede Birth Control

9/26/2008 5:07:29 PM

Source: NPR Politics & Society

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