She The People: contraception


Posted at 07:57 AM ET, 03/08/2012

The pillbox primary

The candidate’s wives must do what their husbands cannot — come across as trustworthy, relatable, and aware that the 21st century started a while ago.

By Patricia Murphy  |  07:57 AM ET, 03/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP primary, Newt Gingrich, Callista Gingrich, Rick Santorum, Karen Santorum, Mitt Romney, Ann Romney, Rush Limbaugh, contraception, women's vote, women voters'

Posted at 10:15 PM ET, 02/21/2012

It’s Democrats who are putting focus on birth control

COLUMN | Wondering why the Republicans would want to ride such a losing pony? They don’t.

By Melinda Henneberger  |  10:15 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  war on birth control, GOP primary, Santorum and birth control, war on contraception, Obama and Catholics, Rick Santorum, Andrew Sullivan, Barack Obama, health care mandate, contraception mandate, Foster Freiss, Foster Friess, Nancy Pelosi

Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 02/16/2012

Does the GOP really want to go there on birth control?

Recent statements by Republicans on contraception and other touchy social issues risk alienating a large bloc of voters — women

By Sandra Fish  |  04:02 PM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  birth control, contraception, Rick Santorum

Posted at 01:24 AM ET, 02/15/2012

Obama, former religious allies distant

You don’t call, you don’t write: “There’s no one there to pick up the bat phone.’’

By Melinda Henneberger  |  01:24 AM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Catholics, Obama, Mike Huckabee, contraception mandate, contraception compromise, Jay Carney, Joe Biden, Barack Obama

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 02/13/2012

Catholic Church, please be quiet

If I wanted to hear what you have to say, I’d still be going to church.

By Delia Lloyd  |  03:00 PM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Catholic church, contraceptives, Catholic Bishops, preventative health care and contraceptives, health care reform and contraception Catholic Conference of Bishops

Posted at 04:34 PM ET, 02/07/2012

Priest out for praying wrong

Father Bill Rowe, pastor of St. Mary’s Church in Mount Carmel, Illinois, has been forced out for praying in his own words rather than reading from the Roman Missal.

By Melinda Henneberger  |  04:34 PM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Komen, Susan G. Komen Foundation, Planned Parenthood, Obama decision on contraception, First Amendment, free exercise of religion, David Axelrod, George Weigel, Karen Handel, clerical sex abuse, Catholic Church, Fr. Bill Rowe, St. Mary's Church, Mount Carmel, Illinois

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 02/01/2012

Komen’s Planned Parenthood decision all about politics

COLUMN | Komen founder Nancy Brinker has strong Republican ties, and Cecile Richards, who leads Planned Parenthood, has strong Democratic Party ties.

By Lori Stahl  |  12:50 PM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Komen cuts funding to Planned Parenthood, Planned Parenthood, Cecile Richards, abortion, contraception, mammograms, breast screenings, Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, Nancy Brinker, breast cancer, breast cancer research, George W. Bush, Barack Obama, Ann Richards