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#1 Progressive group starts training pro-abortion rights religious leaders
03-21-2012, 06:15 PM
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Progressive group starts training pro-abortion rights religious leaders
By Dan Gilgoff, CNN.com Religion Editor
(CNN) – A Washington advocacy group training in-the-trenches religious leaders to speak out on hot-button issues like abortion is nothing new.
But a liberal beltway group training left-leaning clergy to speak out for abortion rights is.
“Religion does support a woman’s personal decision-making about whether she is ready to become a parent,” said Sally Steenland, director of the Faith Initiative at the Center for American Progress, a progressive group that launched its Faith and Reproductive Justice Leadership Institute on Tuesday.
“We felt that the harsh anti-choice rhetoric dominating the public debate stigmatized women making these important decisions and claimed a monopoly on God, morality, and family values,” Steenland said in an e-mail message.
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The first few comments at the linked site (not DU):
Shame Mary didn't abort her b@ st @rd son Jesus. Joseph had to be reminded every day of Mary being a Wh @ r e
March 21, 2012 at 4:53 pm |
I love that thought. Religion should have been aborted before it began.
March 21, 2012 at 4:56 pm | Report abuse |
It is kind of interesting when you think about it. Mary is the most famous Wh @ r e of all time and her son is one of the most famous con-men of all time. Scam and lying seems to have run in the family.
March 21, 2012 at 4:58 pm | Report abuse |
03-21-2012, 06:43 PM
more of the 'war on women' bullshit!
hey, you leftist fucking twits.... just how many of these new wonder pills advertised on tv have been recalled because of medical problems....???? hhhhhmmmmmm?
don't want to get pregnant.... don't. have. sex.
your side has more dead bodies in this so-called 'war'...
We could say they are spending like drunken sailors. That would be unfair to drunken sailors, they're spending their OWN money.
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