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[UPDATE 1/23] The Viability of the 20-Week Abortion Ban: Is the GOP Willing to Work to Secure Passage?

Posted by on Jan 21, 2015 in Current Events | 0 comments

This week brings with it yet another difficult Roe v. Wade anniversary. But this one has something different about it: not only will...

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Death Rattle for the Costanza Strategy? David Koch Comes Out in Support of Abortion Rights

Posted by on Dec 18, 2014 in Current Events | 0 comments

Americans are used to cynical political maneuvering. We have military hawks actually running as small-government conservatives. And...

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Strong Pro-Choicers Falter, but so do Personhood Measures: the Abortion Politics of 2014 and Beyond

Posted by on Nov 5, 2014 in Current Events | 1 comment

Like many things associated with abortion, last nights results were complicated.  Two seemingly contradictory things happened: 1.  Strong...

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You Should Read This: Karen Swallow Prior on Hannah More–Poet, Reformer, Abolitionist

Posted by on Oct 14, 2014 in From the Field | 0 comments

The Humane Society of the United States knows that protection for animals will not come to our country without the support of the...

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The New Archbishop of Chicago is no Moderate

Posted by on Sep 20, 2014 in Current Events | 1 comment

It has already started. The Crux headline insists that Bishop Cupich is “a moderate voice.”  The AP leads with it in the first...

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