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  • Wendy Davis to possibly announce run for Texas governor

    Wendy Davis to possibly announce run for Texas governor
    State Sen. Wendy Davis of Texas, who became an overnight celebrity with her one-woman stand against tougher abortion restrictions, announced Wednesday she will reveal her next political step in two weeks, amid strong signals she will launch an uphill...
  • Kate Manning channels a 19th century abortionist in 'My Notorious Life'

    Kate Manning channels a 19th century abortionist in 'My Notorious Life'
    Over the phone, Kate Manning demonstrates the mash-up Irish-New-York dialect that's been in her head for five years. It's the voice of first-generation Irish immigrant Axie Muldoon, a character inspired in part by a photograph of a 19th century street...
  • Pope Francis 'clarifies' on gays, but conservatives won't be happy

    Pope Francis 'clarifies' on gays, but conservatives won't be happy
    It's a familiar cycle: Pope Francis says something that seems to soften the Roman Catholic Church’s attitude toward hot-button issues; liberals (Catholic and otherwise) rejoice; conservative Catholics rush to remind gleeful Francisphiles that the...
  • Pope Francis' interview widely praised -- but for different reasons

    Pope Francis' interview widely praised -- but for different reasons
    Popes are famously believed to be endowed with infallibility, which is often misinterpreted to mean that they can never be wrong. In actuality, they are only considered infallible when it comes to the issuance of Roman Catholic doctrine. Infallible or...
  • Pope Francis calls abortion a product of a 'throwaway culture'

    Pope Francis calls abortion a product of a 'throwaway culture'
    ROME --  After expressing frustration with the Roman Catholic Church’s focus on hot-button doctrinal issues, Pope Francis launched a stinging attack on abortion Friday, calling it the product of a “throwaway culture.” “Every baby...
  • If you think Christians here are persecuted, you need to grow up

    If you think Christians here are persecuted, you need to grow up
    The notion that religious freedom is under siege isn't just an American preoccupation. Some Christian leaders in Britain also have sounded the alarm, prompting a pointed rejoinder from the former spiritual leader of the Church of England that also...
  • Letters: Two sides of a real problem

    Re “County foster care at crisis point,” Aug. 26, and “Helping to fund abortions,” Aug. 26 The front-page story describes the predicament of hundreds of children caught in this crisis. Inside, another article tells of efforts to...
  • Government shutdown spurs name-calling; a turn-off or a turn-on?

    Government shutdown spurs name-calling; a turn-off or a turn-on?
    "We cannot mistake absolutism for principle, or substitute spectacle for politics, or treat name-calling as reasoned debate." — President Obama, in his second inaugural speech So much for that. I happen to hold with those who think that...
  • New California abortion law: More dangerous than skydiving?

    At a time when so many states are chipping away at reproductive rights, making it nearly impossible for women to exercise their constitutional right to terminate a pregnancy, how refreshing to see California standing up for women's rights. On...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown signs bill to increase access to abortions

    Gov. Jerry Brown signs bill to increase access to abortions
    SACRAMENTO – Giving California women more access to abortion, Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Wednesday that allows nurse practitioners and certain other non-physicians to perform the procedure during the first trimester of pregnancy. The...
  • Santa Clara University drops insurance for elective abortions

    Santa Clara University drops insurance for elective abortions
    Santa Clara University, a Catholic institution in the Silicon Valley area, is dropping coverage for elective abortions under health insurance for its faculty and staff members, officials said. The move is part of what seems to be a trend among...