Reproductive Justice and Health Archives
5 Things You Should Know About Religion and Contraception
Eleni Towns examines the faith perspective on no-cost contraception that kicks off today under Obamacare.
Ministering to Bodies and Souls
This interview with Rev. Elizabeth Barnum is part of a series profiling leaders of the Faith and Reproductive Justice Leadership Institute, a project of CAP’s Faith and Progressive Policy Initiative conducted by Sally Steenland.
Building Community and Seeking Justice for Women
This interview with Kyle Meerkins is part of a series profiling leaders of the Faith and Reproductive Justice Leadership Institute, a project of CAP’s Faith and Progressive Policy Initiative conducted by Sally Steenland.
Empowering Young Women Through Faith Based Programs
This interview with Lorena Parrish is part of a series profiling leaders of the Faith and Reproductive Justice Leadership Institute, a project of CAP’s Faith and Progressive Policy Initiative conducted by Sally Steenland.
Making Reproductive and Sexual Health Issues More Accessible for Young Muslim Americans
Sally Steenland sits down with Urooj Arshad to discuss reproductive and sexual health and the American Muslim population.
Faith and Sexuality
Sally Steenland sits down with Lyndsey Godwin to discuss faith and sexuality, and how they intersect and inform one another.
Giving Birth Is Not a Laughing Matter
We must commit to alleviating the suffering of the world where no woman dies giving life and no child grows up motherless, writes Katey Zeh.
CAP Launches New Faith and Reproductive Justice Leadership Institute
A new CAP project brings together a diverse group of advocates to push back against religious rhetoric that threatens women’s reproductive health, writes Sally Steenland.
Bridging the Gap Between Faith and Reproductive Justice
Sally Steenland discusses the intersection of religion and women’s reproductive health with Darcy Baxter.
Contraception Is an Economic Issue
Sally Steenland and Jessica Arons explain why family planning is integral to women’s economic security.
The Morality of Contraception
Eleni Towns and Sally Steenland argue that the vast majority of people of faith support contraception.
Komen’s Backpedal on Planned Parenthood Funding Put Women’s Health at Risk
The Susan G. Komen Foundation's decision to refuse to renew grants to Planned Parenthood has the potential to hurt millions of women, particularly women of color, writes Daniella Gibbs Leger in The Grio.
Why I Wish Catholic Leaders Would Stop Saying Our Church Is Under Attack
Tara McGuinness explains why the Obama administration's compromise on the contraception mandate is not a "war on religion."
Religious Liberty Gets A Little Stronger
The Obama administration did the right thing by requiring most employers to provide no-cost contraceptive coverage as part of the Affordable Care Act, writes Sally Steenland.
Progressive Faith Groups Need to Speak Up Against Personhood Amendment in Mississippi
Far-right religious organizations are claiming the holy high ground in an effort to pass a measure that would make a fertilized egg a person, write Sally Steenland and Eleni Towns. Faith and secular groups must work together to defeat it.