“Have you told the women?”
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“Do you have another dollar?”
Their rally signs were pink. That was the first indication of their bold tactics.
Washington, D.C. — Finally, Pope Francis extends an olive branch to conservatives! Such was the tone of the ridiculous headlines and analysis in response to the pontiff’s first annual address to the Vatican diplomatic corps. He happened to point out, in case you haven’t heard, that he’s opposed to abortion. “It is frightful even to think there are children, victims of abortion, who will never see the light of day,” the pope said.
Mark Ruffalo is a mainstay of the contemporary “rom-com” genre of movies. He’s also one of NARAL Pro-Choice America’s favorite actors, due to his his abortion activism.
Time and countless other publications have heralded Pope Francis as the man of 2013. In doing so, they may have missed the story of the year.
Growing up as I did, in the shadow of the Statue of Liberty, it’s hard not to appreciate “the law of the gift”: protect, defend, nourish, share. Liberty is a great treasure. We have tremendous responsibility here.
St. Jude’s. Food drives. Toys 4 Tots. Coat collections.
Abortion is an experience both known and unknown — a matter for silence even in its ubiquity. It’s everywhere in our politics and society, yet it is a subject often elided, reduced to euphemism or outright avoided.
“He was just kind of left by himself,” a friend of Richard Shoop commented to reporters.
Senator Mike Lee is a man to listen to. Washington, D.C., Congress and some Republican senators are not the most popular people in America today, but suspend your judgment for just a moment. Consider his indictment — of American politics and even conservatism — and his vision for the future.
This January, we will mark 41 years since the Supreme Court’s decision to legalize abortion. Just this year, we heard gruesome, inhumane details from a Philadelphia abortion clinic, though the mainstream media had to be shamed into covering the trial of Kermit Gosnell, the abortionist behind that tragic house of horrors. And now, California has an answer to the Gosnell problem: It’s — wait for it — increased access to abortion.