Latest Religion and abortion Stories

2012-07-28 23:01:53

On September 8th, screenwriter, director, gallery owner Laurie Frank is giving her talk, "Choice Words for Real Life" to a audience of women advocates, artists, art historians, curators, and educators. They are gathering for the WCA Honoring Women's Rights conference in Salinas, California. Frank, the author of “Making Mr. Right” tells how you can make the right choice and feel good about your life. (PRWEB) July 28, 2012 The Pacific Regional Women´s Caucus for Art (WCA)...

2011-06-09 12:51:00

WASHINGTON, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Reverend Dr. Carlton W. Veazey, President and CEO, Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice (RCRC): The Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice (RCRC) applauds the findings of a major new survey released today that shows strong support for access to abortion among Millennials (those ages 18-29), mainline white Protestants, African American church-goers, and other religious groups. The survey...

2010-04-22 14:36:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ProCon.org, a nonpartisan 501(c)3 nonprofit public charity dedicated to promoting critical thinking, created the new website http://abortion.procon.org to explore the core question "Should abortion be legal?" In the Jan. 22, 1973 case Roe v. Wade the US Supreme Court ruled 7 to 2 that abortion was a "fundamental right." From that date through 2005, more than 45 million legal abortions have been performed. One out of five pregnancies...

2009-11-21 20:13:00

"This bill provides for an unprecedented expansion of federally-funded abortion. What is health care about if it is not for preserving and protecting human life? If the bill is not amended, it must be defeated." Charmaine Yoest WASHINGTON, Nov. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans United for Life Action President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest responded to tonight's vote in the Senate by releasing the following statement: "This was a pro-abortion vote tonight because this bill provides...

2009-10-29 16:30:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Reverend Dr. Carlton W. Veazey, President and CEO, Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice: Today, with the introduction of health care reform legislation in the House of Representatives, the long-awaited time has come when decent, affordable health care will be accessible to more Americans. While it is deeply troubling that coverage for abortion services remains unsettled, pro-choice clergy recognize the...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.