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3 hrs ago | New Statesman

"You'll ruin my life": one woman's experience of abortion and the Catholic church

"Only God can forgive you," two nuns repeated, forcing leaflets into my hand as I pressed the buzzer on the abortion clinic door.


7 hrs ago | Switched

Ruben Gallego Wins Democratic Nomination To Represent Arizona In The U.S. House

Democrats have chosen Ruben Gallego in the race to represent Arizona's 7th District in the House of Representatives, the Associated Press reports .


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Ed Pastor, Democrat, Representative Gabrielle Giffords, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, 2012 Presidential Election

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Johansson Launches Pro-Abortion T-Shirt Line

Actress Scarlett Johansson is the creative force behind a new T-shirt line hoping to sway voters to vote for pro-choice Democrats this fall.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

DFW Catholic

Outcry flares over Calif. abortion push in Catholic colleges

Sacramento, Calif., Aug 26, 2014 / 03:02 pm .- Amid backlash from religious liberty and education advocates, Calif.


Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Media, Fox Filmed Entertainment

Reason Magazine

5 Myths About Millennials

Millennials get a bad rap, which isn't exactly surprising-nobody likes a youthful generation while they're youthful.


Related Topix: Health, AARP, US Politics, US News

Denver Post

Anti-abortion groups want Sen. Mark Udall to support limits on late-term abortions

Sen. Mark Udall has made women's issues the cornerstone of his campaign, and on Tuesday several conservative anti-abortion groups are joining in, asking the Democrat in a tough re-election bid to support a bill limiting late-term abortions.


Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Marilyn Musgrave, Republican

Austin Times

Texas abortion law could send women across borders

Crossing borders is a part of life in El Paso in far West Texas, where people may walk into Mexico to visit family or commute to New Mexico for work.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, El Paso, TX, West, TX, Austin, TX


Congressional Candidate Trolls Anti-Choice Group With 'Prevent Abortion' Condoms

When the National Pro-Life Alliance asked congressional candidate James Woods to fill out a survey about whether he supports the "sanctity of life," Woods came back with an unusual response .


Related Topix: Human Sexuality, US Politics, US News, Representative Matt Salmon, Republican, US House of Representatives, Liberal Political News

Real Clear Politics

Why Ireland Has an Abortion Ban

The most successful single issue movement in the history of the State, the Pro-Life Amendment Campaign , was established in January 1981 by 13 organisations: the Congress of Catholic Secondary School Parents' Associations; the Irish Catholic Doctors' Guild; the Guild of Catholic Nurses; the Guild of Catholic Pharmacists; the Catholic Young Men's ... (more)



'Senator for shop assistants' to take floor

Joe Bullock will today declare his intention to be "senator for shop assistants" in a maiden parliamentary speech that will spell out his socially conservative, union-first outlook on politics.


Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Catholic Sun Phoenix

Groups lash out at new opt-out rules for HHS mandate

Pro-life groups that have battled with the federal government since the first rules were issued on contraceptive coverage in 2012 derided the government's latest rules allowing religious institutions - and potentially some for-profit companies - to opt out of the contraceptive mandate in the Affordable Care Act.


Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Medicare, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Christopher Smith

UK biologist: abortion only moral choice when Down's is detected; sparks response from those living with syndrome

Biologist and writer Richard Dawkins used Twitter to give advice to a woman who said she didn't know what she would do if she learned she was carrying a fetus with Down syndrome.


Related Topix: Twitter

World Magazine

California: All health insurance must cover abortion

Health insurance companies in California may not refuse to cover the cost of abortions, state insurance officials have ruled.


Related Topix: California, Health Insurance, Health, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Santa Clara University, Jerry Brown, US Governors

Daily Kos

Abortion clinics forced to keep standards that the states don't keep themselves

Ohio's Republican governor has been working feverishly to outlaw abortions. The trick has been to create laws that make it almost impossible for clinics to get licenses .


Related Topix: Ohio, US News, US Governors, John Kasich


Anti-abortion ice bucket ire

The Ice Bucket Challenge has been spreading across social media, raising over $50m for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis , known as Lou Gehrig's disease.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Stem Cell Research

Denver Westword

Planned Parenthood: Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Alleging State Dollars Used for Abortions

A judge has thrown out a lawsuit alleging that Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains was using state funds to provide abortions.


Related Topix: Denver County, CO

Washington Times

Pro-life groups take aim at Democrats for opposing abortion ban

Pro-life groups are attacking Democrats in some of the most watched Senate races, criticizing them for opposing legislation that would ban most abortions nationwide after 20 weeks of pregnancy.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Mark Udall, US House of Representatives, Marilyn Musgrave, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, Senator Kay Hagan

CBC News

Brian Gallant's abortion stance offers opportunity and risk

Jacques Poitras has been CBC's provincial affairs reporter in New Brunswick since 2000.


Related Topix: Canada, Medicine

Crain's Detroit Business

Democrat Convention picks candidates to undo GOP control in November

Michigan Democrats on Sunday rallied behind a ticket of candidates they hope will end the Republican Party's dominance of state government in the November election, nominating gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer's running mate and other challengers to top Republican officeholders.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Mark Schauer, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Michigan, Rick Snyder, US Governors, Novi, MI

Sun Aug 24, 2014

National Review Online

Lopez: Watering the Seeds of Faith

Although, if you go to the celebrity pages for some kind of escape - as obviously many do, or Kim seemingly every move wouldn't be chronicled - that doesn't necessarily lighten the mood.


Related Topix: Prison, Wedding