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Reproductive Justice and Health Archives

12 Reproductive Justice and Faith Victories of 2012

Nancy PelosiFaith leaders this year have helped win 12 important victories in the fight for reproductive justice for all.

By Eleni Towns | Friday, December 21, 2012

Faith Leaders Fight for Reproductive Justice at the State Level

Cathy LevySally Steenland interviews Cathy Levy of the Ohio Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice about her efforts in Ohio.

By Sally Steenland | Thursday, December 6, 2012

The Grace and the Mess: Religion, Feminism, and Reproductive Justice

Sally Steenland speaks with Caryn D. Riswold about Lutheranism, the election, women's rights, and teaching undergraduate students.

By Sally Steenland | Monday, November 26, 2012

Finding the Intersection of Reproductive Rights, Politics, and Faith

In a recent interview with the Faith and Progressive Policy Initiative, Rev. Madison Shockley talks about reproductive rights and political extremism.

By Sally Steenland | Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Standing up for Survivors of Domestic Violence

Sally Steenland interviews Rev. Victoria Ferguson about her work to protect women’s rights and her specific thoughts on faith, domestic violence, and reproductive justice.

By Sally Steenland | Monday, November 5, 2012

Health Care

Christians kneeling outside of Supreme CourtFor many people of faith, the fight for health care reform reflects deeply held values that were tested in the political arena and still remain strong.

By Eleni Towns | Wednesday, October 3, 2012

The Intersection of Faith and Maternal Public Health

Sally Steenland interviews Katey Zeh on contraception coverage, women’s reproductive rights, and family planning, and the intersection of these issues with religion.

By Sally Steenland | Wednesday, August 15, 2012

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.

By Eleni Towns | Wednesday, August 1, 2012

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.

By Sally Steenland | Wednesday, July 25, 2012

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.

By Sally Steenland | Tuesday, July 3, 2012

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.

By Sally Steenland | Thursday, June 21, 2012

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.

By Sally Steenland | Monday, June 11, 2012

Faith and Sexuality

Sally Steenland sits down with Lyndsey Godwin to discuss faith and sexuality, and how they intersect and inform one another.

By Sally Steenland | Wednesday, May 9, 2012

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.

By Katey Zeh | Thursday, May 3, 2012

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.

By Sally Steenland | Thursday, April 26, 2012