Catholics for Choice

A Hindu, Muslim, Pagan, Christians, and Jews offer arguments in defense of a woman's right to choose.
The Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision is a disaster for women, and we can lay the blame squarely at the feet of the Obama administration.
Catholics know what's at stake, and they're making up their own minds despite the influence the bishops claim, or the relative importance the hierarchy's influence and divisive campaigns garner in the media.
There is no easy answer to demographic decline, and making abortion the scapegoat for decades of neglect to women's well-being will not help. Building a stronger society that supports women and children is the long, slow, sure road to a thriving Russia.
WASHINGTON -- The House is scheduled to vote this week on a new bill that would allow federally-funded hospitals that oppose
By David Gibson c. 2011 Religion News Service (RNS) Sending a small band of young people to talk about condoms at World Youth
An estimated 98 percent of sexually active women in America have used some form of birth control at some point in their lives
The divide between the faithful and the Catholic hierarchy on contraception has a long history. Now, surveys show that 98 percent of sexually active Catholic women have used family planning methods.
Today the Institute of Medicine reported what most breathing humans know more or less reflexively: That contraception is a preventive health care service. Why is this even a question? And why must we answer it now?
Recent research shows what everybody already knows to be true: Catholics use methods of contraception that are banned by the church hierarchy.
We at Catholics for Choice are very disappointed in your decision to remove David Wojnarowicz's "A Fire in My Belly." Censorship of the arts is the last thing that an art institution should be doing.
The recent GOP intelligentsia strategy to curry favor for Latino votes via support for Puerto Rican Statehood while opposing immigration reform is misguided, misinformed, and probably disingenuous.
It would be a lasting and wholly positive legacy if the current pope lifted the ban on the use of contraceptives to allow Catholics to plan their families.
Despite his carefully nuanced positions, we know that Jim Wallis is anti-choice and opposes access to comprehensive reproductive health services for women.
American Catholics can picture themselves as patients, and want to be able to get birth control and condoms at their doctor. They also think they can speak for themselves.
Every woman has different life circumstances. Every pregnancy produces different challenges. Who is more able to assess the moral validity of every woman's abortion? I certainly don't think it's the Archbishop.
When men and women have access to high-quality sexual and reproductive health care, our country is healthier and stronger.
An extraordinary relationship between DeLauro (D-CT) and Ryan (D-OH) has been forged that will both help people avoid unplanned pregnancies and assist those who choose to continue a pregnancy.
The appointment yesterday of Alexia Kelley as Director of Faith-based and Community Partnerships at the Department of Health and Human Services marks "a defeat for reason and logic."