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Reproductive Justice

Faith Voices on Reproductive Justice: Religion and Equality

play_alt icon Video We asked faith leaders from around the country to discuss the role of faith in the reproductive justice movement.

by Claire Markham, Lauren Kokum, Kulsum Ebrahim | Thursday, August 11, 2016

How Government Inaction Thwarts Equal Access to Reproductive Health Care

Pregnant patient in FloridaAnti-choice politicians who prioritize their personal beliefs over women’s health prevent access to reproductive health services for all women but particularly for low-income women and women of color.

by Lauren Kokum | Thursday, August 11, 2016

Faith Voices for Reproductive Justice: Supporting Mothers and Caregivers

play_alt icon Video This Mother’s Day, progressive leaders of faith discuss what fuels their work.

by Lauren Kokum, Claire Markham, Kulsum Ebrahim | Friday, May 6, 2016

Advancing Progressive Religious Liberty in 2016

People protest for LGBT rights. book_alt2 icon Report A hopeful, progressive understanding of religious liberty can prevent harm and discrimination while preserving the freedoms of both religious and nonreligious Americans.

by Carolyn Davis | Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Everything You Need to Know About Zubik v. Burwell

play_alt icon Video Here, in two minutes, is everything you need to know about what is at stake in Zubik v. Burwell.

by Lauren Kokum, Claire Markham, Carolyn Davis, Andrew Satter, Kulsum Ebrahim | Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Faith Voices for Reproductive Justice: Standing With Women and Families

play_alt icon Video In light of the upcoming ruling in Zubik v. Burwell, the progressive faith leaders and faith-based advocates featured in this video affirm women's right to comprehensive health care.

by Claire Markham, Lauren Kokum, Kulsum Ebrahim | Monday, March 14, 2016

A Win for Zubik Would Undermine the Religious Liberty of Employees

U.S. Supreme CourtAllowing religiously affiliated nonprofits to opt out of the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive mandate would endanger the religious liberty of students, employees, and their dependents.

by Lauren Kokum | Monday, March 14, 2016

Zubik v. Burwell: Pushing Reproductive Health Care Access to the Precipice

cursor icon Interactive A win in the U.S. Supreme Court for religiously affiliated nonprofits would decrease women’s access to critical reproductive health care services.

by Lauren Kokum and Sheridan Ruiz | Monday, March 14, 2016

Infographic: Reclaiming Roe for All

Decades of state abortion restrictions have prevented many women—especially marginalized populations—from fully accessing the right to abortion granted to them in Roe v. Wade.

by Lauren Kokum | Thursday, January 21, 2016

True Pro-Women Policies Foster a Woman’s Right to Reproductive Health Care Access

Capitol domeConservative doublespeak is not in women’s best interest and can have devastating consequences for their health and lives.

by Carolyn Davis | Thursday, January 21, 2016

Restoring the Balance

Supreme Court book_alt2 icon Report One year after Hobby Lobby, state legislators, organizations, and for-profit corporations are using religious liberty to infringe on the rights of women, religious minorities, and LGBT people.

by Carolyn Davis, Laura E. Durso, Carmel Martin | Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Health Care that Heals

Pope FrancisPope Francis teaches that access to comprehensive health care, which acknowledges the dignity of the whole person at each stage of life, is necessary to build a more just world.

by Claire Markham | Thursday, October 30, 2014

Spirited and Faithful: An Interview with Rev. Marvin Ellison on the Role of Faith Leaders in the Reproductive Justice Movement

http://cdn.americanprogress.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Ellison_thumb.jpgSally Steenland interviews Rev. Marvin Ellison, a writer, educator, and advocate for reproductive rights, about his work to organize clergy for reproductive justice.

by Sally Steenland | Thursday, September 25, 2014

Wise as Serpents but Harmless as Doves

protesterThe Obama administration’s new birth control rules are generous and strategically smart, but some opponents still aren’t happy.

by Sally Steenland | Thursday, September 11, 2014

Hobby Lobby’s Win Is a Loss for Religious Liberty

Hobby LobbyWhen 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.

by Sally Steenland | Wednesday, July 16, 2014