Reproductive Justice and Health
Wise as Serpents but Harmless as Doves
The Obama administration’s new birth control rules are generous and strategically smart, but some opponents still aren’t happy.
Hobby Lobby’s Win Is a Loss for Religious Liberty
When for-profit corporations get the same privileges that have historically been given to religious groups that feed the hungry and care for the sick, religion itself is cheapened and devalued.
Linking Policy and Life: An Interview on Moral Mondays Protests and Reproductive Justice with Rev. Emma Akpan
Sally Steenland interviews Rev. Emma Akpan of Blueprint North Carolina on the state's Moral Mondays protests.
Called to Be Whole: An Interview with Rev. Lacette Cross on Reproductive Justice and Working with LGBT Communities and Communities of Color
Sally Steenland interviews Rev. Lacette Cross, minister, advocate, youth and sexual health educator, on her reproductive justice work.
Minister and Clinic Escort: An Interview with Rev. Kathleen Green
Sally Steenland interviews Rev. Kathleen Green of the Unitarian Society of Ridgewood, New Jersey, about her work in support of reproductive justice and pro-choice health care.
Reproductive Health Care Is a Human Right: An Interview with Vernita Gutierrez
Sally Steenland interviews Vernita Gutierrez, the director of community engagement for Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest, San Diego County, about her reproductive justice work.
It’s Personal: Reproductive Justice and Religious Liberty with Rev. Angela Herrera
Just before the Supreme Court hears arguments in Hobby Lobby v. Sebelius, Sally Steenland discusses religious liberty and reproductive justice with Rev. Angela Herrera.
Connecting Maternal Health, Faith, and Reproductive Justice for International Women’s Day: An Interview with Courtney Fowler
Sally Steenland interviews Courtney Fowler, the conference lay leader for the Great Plains Conference of the United Methodist Church, about her work to support maternal and family health.
Cracking the Edifice of Injustice
The fight for liberty and justice requires persistence and envisioning a more perfect union.
Medicaid Expansion and the Spiritual Side of Health Care: An Interview with Matthew Ellis of Episcopal Health Ministries
Sally Steenland interviews Matthew Ellis, CEO of National Episcopal Health Ministries, about the importance of the church in health care leadership.
It’s Time to Talk
Contrary to mainstream assumptions, much of the religious community supports a woman’s right to make decisions about her own reproductive health.
Real Family Values: Paid Family Leave
Issue Brief Paid family leave upholds the value of caregiving, fights against injustice, and helps build healthier families.
Faith Communities Work to Defeat 20-Week Abortion Ban in Albuquerque: An Interview with Joan Lamunyon Sanford
Sally Steenland interviews Joan Lamunyon Sanford, a reproductive justice advocate and the executive director of the New Mexico Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice, about her work to defeat a proposed 20-week abortion ban in Albuquerque.
Hating Government but Loving Its Programs
The conservatives who engineered the government shutdown are complaining about the new lack of programs and services.
Faith-Based Providers and the Affordable Care Act
Here’s a look at five ways faith-based providers and the government are partnering to ensure Americans have access to health care under the Affordable Care Act.