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June 27, 2016
SCOTUS Ruling on Care & Compassion for All Women
A few months ago, I got an email from a reader who said she grew...
September 17, 2015
Sorry, Carly: Planned Parenthood Edition
Sorry, Carly. You may have won the GOP primary debate last night, by speaking with...
September 02, 2015
For Women Who Aren’t Contrite
When I first heard about Pope Francis' offer of forgiveness for women who had had abortions,...
July 27, 2015
Planned Parenthood Would Serve Mary
After dismissing the edited videos that pretend to catch Planned Parenthood staffers in a compromising...
January 21, 2015
Faith Leaders Issue Statement Opposing 20-Week Abortion Ban Bill
I have written here before about my involvement in the Faith and Reproductive Justice Leadership...
July 31, 2014
“Christians Get In Jacked-Up Situations, Too”
"My belief in God tells me that the most important thing you can do for...
April 29, 2014
Religious Freedom … Really (UCC edition)
I’ve written before about the problems with so many claims of protecting “religious freedom” in...
October 18, 2013
Why Affordable Care Matters for Women
Given that the Affordable Care Act remains a political football more than three years after...
October 10, 2013
A ChildFull Life
Today is the third anniversary of Owen’s baptism. In the two previous years, I have...
June 14, 2013
Papa’s Day 2013
Check out the great series of e-cards for Papa’s Day 2013 from Strong Families. Some of...
June 12, 2013
“Where is the Motherbody?”
Many good things can be said about Terry Tempest Williams’ 1991 spiritual memoir, Refuge. Its...
May 01, 2013
Chastity Brings May Flowers?
Well, that’s not exactly what I learned about how the bright spring blooms take hold....
April 12, 2013
What’s Really Being Ignored in the Gosnell Case?
The case of Kermit Gosnell became the Friday faux-news-frenzy of the day. Irin Carmon over...
March 25, 2013
Feminist Seder Prayers for Reproductive Justice
As Jews around the world begin marking Passover, The Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice has...
February 27, 2013
“Our Multiple, Messy, In-Process Selves”
I first met Darcy Baxter several years ago at a Faith and Feminism conference at...
January 29, 2013
Justice, Compassion, Conscience & ‘Biblical Values’
Whenever someone claims to be talking about biblical values, they’re likely just telling you about...
January 25, 2013
Honorable Mention: Law Students for Reproductive Justice
One of the many great things about participating in the Faith and Reproductive Justice Leadership...
January 22, 2013
My Story: ‘Growing Up With Roe’
We're both over 40 now. I got there a little over a year ago. And...
January 16, 2013
Progress, Faith & Reproductive Justice as Roe Turns 40
For the past year I have been privileged to be part of the Faith and...
January 07, 2013
A Year of Wins: Faith & Reproductive Justice 2012
In so many ways, 2012 was a year of setbacks for women’s reproductive health. Katie...
December 03, 2012
Interview: The Grace & The Mess
Sally Steenland, Director of the Faith & Progressive Policy Initiative at the Center for American...
November 03, 2012
Reproductive Justice & Prayer. Just The Beginning
This is the last in my series of posts on prayers centered around reproductive justice...
October 28, 2012
Pro-Choice & Pro-Prayer
This resource is provided again this week for all those women and men out there...
October 21, 2012
Reproductive Justice & Prayer
As the election comes closer, and as voting is underway in many places, I...
October 16, 2012
When the Personal Becomes Political
I wrote about the religious element of Joe Biden’s response to Martha Raddatz’s question about...
October 14, 2012
Pro-Choice Prayer Is About Justice
This is the third set of prayers for women, men, and families seeking reproductive justice....
October 12, 2012
Joe Biden, Catholic for Choice
In the words of Vice President Joe Biden, from the transcript of the 10/11/12 Vice...
October 10, 2012
Baptism & Reproductive Justice. Really.
Today is the second anniversary of Owen’s baptism. Last year on this day, over at...
October 09, 2012
Religious Freedom Is For Everyone
What’s wrong – and right – with the role of faith in American politics today? ...
October 08, 2012
Another Week in Pro-Choice Prayer
This week, I continue the series that was begun last week, much to the dismay...
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