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What the Religious Freedom Crowd Really Wants — An Interview with Author Katherine Stewart

Christian nationalism invents a mythical history where America’s founders were all essentially Bible-thumpers intent on establishing a so-called Christian nation. Investigative journalist Katherine Stewart didn’t think about fundamentalist Christianity much until Evangelicals targeted her daughter’s public elementary school as their … Continue reading

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No, Birth Control Isn’t Dangerous. But Guess Who Wants You to Think It Is.

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Headlines and hype can leave women wondering what’s real and how best to take care of their health. Recently, several news outlets including The New York Times ran articles about a Danish study examining birth control and breast cancer. The … Continue reading

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Confront Abortion Protestors with Bible Verses

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It’s time to confront conception-obsessed Bible-believers on their own terms, with language they understand. Imagine if anti-abortion protestors found themselves confronted with the Bible and Christianity’s highest values. At regular intervals throughout the year, the most conception-obsessed members of the Religious Right … Continue reading

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FDA Thwarts Abortion Foes by Updating Medication Abortion Regimen

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Updated medication abortion regimen is cheaper and more effective. Think of a medication you take. Now imagine that state legislators passed a law saying that any doctor prescribing that medication had to administer three times the necessary dose—just because that’s … Continue reading

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Evangelical Christianity’s Brand Is Used Up

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“The Evangelical “brand” has gone from being an asset to a liability, and it is helpful to understand the transition in precisely those terms.” Back before 9/11 indelibly linked Islam with terrorism, back before the top association to “Catholic priest” … Continue reading

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