Posts Tagged Reproductive Rights

Pope Francis

Pope Francis says Catholics can be forgiven for having abortions if they’re contrite

In a new order, Pope Francis says that during the Vatican’s upcoming Holy Year of Mercy, priests are allowed to absolve Catholics who have had an abortion of their “grave sin” as long as they really, really regret it.

In a new order, Pope Francis says that during the Vatican’s upcoming Holy Year of Mercy, priests are allowed to absolve Catholics who have had an abortion of their “grave sin” as long as they really, really regret it.

map of average distance to abortion clinic

Map of the Day: The average distance to the nearest abortion clinic in every county

In the New York Times, Kim Soffen explores how Texas’s abortion restrictions in the last few years have increased the distance to the nearest abortion clinic — and, if they’re declared constitutional by the Supreme Court, will likely serve as the template for gutting abortion access across the country. 

In the New York Times, Kim Soffen explores how Texas’s abortion restrictions in the last few years have increased the distance to the nearest abortion clinic — and, if they’re declared constitutional by the ...

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Pro-choice for Christ

“When I introduce myself, I tell people I’m a sexologist and a minister. The most likely response is that people laugh,” says Reverend Debra Haffner. “They see those terms as oxymorons, kind of like ‘jumbo shrimp.’” 

“When I introduce myself, I tell people I’m a sexologist and a minister. The most likely response is that people laugh,” says Reverend Debra Haffner. “They see those terms as oxymorons, kind of like ‘jumbo shrimp.’” 

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Test your sex ed knowledge: Enter to win a Summer, Sex & Spirits ticket

The sweaty middle of July in New York City is the perfect time for Summer, Sex & Spirits, hosted by Planned Parenthood of New York City’s all-volunteer Activist Council. This legendary fundraiser for Planned Parenthood of New York City’s services and critical legislative work to move reproductive rights forward has been gracing the city for 11 years now! 

The sweaty middle of July in New York City is the perfect time for Summer, Sex & Spirits, hosted by Planned Parenthood of New York City’s all-volunteer Activist Council. This legendary fundraiser for Planned Parenthood of New ...

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