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When religious ideology drives abortion policy, poor women suffer the consequences

Gretchen E. Ely, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York In Northern Ireland, Catholics and Protestants are frequently segregated, with some neighborhoods divided...

Women have been the heart of the Christian right for decades

Emily Suzanne Johnson, Ball State University Alabama’s new abortion restrictions were signed into law by Gov. Kay Ivey. But more has been said recently about...

How being beautiful influences your attitudes toward sex

Robert Urbatsch, Iowa State University People tend to feel strongly about matters of sexual morality, such as premarital sex or gay marriage. Some sources of these...

Evangelical Christians are racially diverse – and hold diverse views on...

Janelle Wong, University of Maryland The influence of white evangelicals on American politics is well known. More than 80 percent supported Donald Trump in the...

How the Catholic Church came to oppose birth control

Lisa McClain, Boise State University This month marks the 50th anniversary of the landmark “Humanae Vitae,” Pope Paul VI’s strict prohibition against artificial contraception, issued...

How Catholic women fought against Vatican’s prohibition on contraceptives

Mary J. Henold, Roanoke College Fifty years ago a fierce debate erupted in the Catholic Church over the papal document “Humanae Vitae,” which reiterated...

How Christian media is shaping American politics

Jason C. Bivins, North Carolina State University For Americans growing up between the 1950s and the 1980s, religion was not a regular presence on television....

Abortion freedom of speech battle heading to the Supreme Court

Robert A. Sedler, Wayne State University Whether you’re for abortion or against – can the state force you to say anything about it? What about...

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Sequencing the genome of newborns in the US: Are we ready?

Tom Diacovo, University of Pittsburgh and Gerard Vockley, University of Pittsburgh Twenty-four to 48 hours after birth, every newborn in the U.S. will have a...