‘Girls’ Needs to Glance Away from the Mirror
Even the created reality of a television show can benefit from a diverse worldview.
Selection of New Pope Underscores a Shortcoming of Church Rules
A leadership devoid of women seriously undermines the Catholic Church’s mission and future.
Distinguished Faith Leaders Take a Stand Against the Ryan Budget
A diverse group of faith leaders have come together to condemn Rep. Paul Ryan's FY 2014 budget resolution’s immoral cuts to services aiding the nation’s poor and continued tax breaks for the wealthy and special interests.
Millennials Link Sexuality, Justice, and Faith
Sally Steenland interviews Samantha Griffin on Millennials' view of Roe v. Wade and how faith can inform and deepen conversations about reproductive justice.
Family Planning Is Key to Healthier Mothers, Babies, and Societies
Faith-based efforts to provide reproductive health services and family planning have dramatically improved the lives of mothers and their children worldwide.
13 Progressive Faith Leaders to Watch in 2013
These faith leaders can be expected to continue leading the progressive charge for economic, social, and environmental justice in 2013 and beyond.
Misusing Religious Freedom to Cloak Intolerance
Opposing gay and transgender equality under the guise of religious freedom has deep roots stretching back more than 50 years.
Lessons from Our Past Should Light the Path of Immigration Reform
U.S. history provides both shining examples and stark warnings as we debate over whether to grant citizenship to this country’s 11 million undocumented immigrants.
5 Reasons People of Faith Should Care About Citizenship for Undocumented Immigrants
People of faith can add a unique perspective to the fight for immigration reform with a pathway to citizenship.
Contraception-Coverage Requirement Strengthens Religious Liberty and Women’s Health
Don’t be fooled by opponents’ claims of religious-liberty infringement—the new contraceptive-coverage provision announced last week does no such thing. It does, however, enhance women’s health.
The Rise of ‘New Values Voters’
Issue Brief The election results in November were a sign that faith aligned with progressive values is alive and well in the public square. Likewise, the results underscore the rejection of religious and political extremism.
Choosing Justice in the Faith Community’s Fight for Reproductive Rights
The Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade ruling removed the legal impediments to reproductive choice, but it’s up to society, led by the faith community, to excise the stigma and shame.
On the 40th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade
Issue Brief The Faith and Reproductive Justice Leadership Institute at the Center for American Progress marks the 40th anniversary of the Supreme Court's historic 1973 Roe v. Wade decision.
Resolve to End Homelessness in 2013
Instead of spending billions of dollars on trimming our bellies, let’s shed our nation of homelessness.
12 Reproductive Justice and Faith Victories of 2012
Faith leaders this year have helped win 12 important victories in the fight for reproductive justice for all.