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Civil war in the church!: Catholics tell bishops to stop playing doctor

By Kate McDonough Pope Francis last week issued an expansive document outlining the mission behind his papacy, including a strongly worded indictment of free market economics and the government leaders and corporate executives who are the system’s greatest beneficiaries. The … Continue reading

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The 9 Worst Things Said About Women, Abortion, and Rape in 2013

By Molly Redden Opponents of reproductive rights had a busy 2013. By the end of June, state lawmakers had passed 43 abortion restrictions into law—as many restrictions as were enacted in all of 2012, according to an analysis by the … Continue reading

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14-Year-Old Girl With Pro-Choice Sign Under Attack: “Please Stop Calling Me a “Whore”

By Tuesday Cain I’m a 14-year-old girl who has lived in Austin, Texas, my whole life. I like art, music and talking on the phone with my friends. When I grow up, I’d like to become a science teacher. I … Continue reading

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It Is Time to Come Out of the Closet About Racism in America

By Michele Hunt The Trayvon Martin tragic injustice has sparked a long overdue conversation in America. What is at the heart of racism in our country? Why is the fear so intense between the black and white communities? Why can’t … Continue reading

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