Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice

Type: Organization
Name: Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Gehrt: Hobby lobby ruling not as limited as it may seem

The U.S. Supreme Court’s controversial Hobby Lobby ruling June 30 set off an explosive debate across the country, and the reverberations are still being felt.Senate Democrats introduced legislation Wednesday to prevent for-profit corporations from seeking ... [Published Pekin Times - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Obama’s faith-based advisers divided over religious exemption for anti-gay discrimination

WASHINGTON (RNS) President Obama’s faith-based advisers are coming down on different sides of a debate over a pending executive order that would ban discrimination based on sexual orientation among federal contractors.Largely evangelical groups are petitioning ... [Published Religion News Service - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Rally Planned In Response to Supreme Court’s Buffer Zone Ruling

Women’s groups from across the state will convene on the steps of City Hall.Photo via Flickr.com/HynkleMegan Amundson has heard about pockets of protests around Massachusetts, where grassroots women’s rights activists have blasted the Supreme Court’s ... [Published Boston Magazine - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Area Groups Protesting in Tulsa After Recent Hobby Lobby Decision

Several area residents are gathering outside a local Hobby Lobby this holiday weekend to protest a recent Supreme Court ruling.Organizers with Planned Parenthood of the Heartland are scheduled to begin the protest Saturday morning at the Hobby Lobby near ... [Published KTUL - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Advocate: Supreme Court Hobby Lobby Decision “A Blow To Women”

PHOTO: Rabbi Bonnie Margulis, chairwoman of the Wisconsin Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice, calls the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in the Hobby Lobby case "a blow to all women." Photo courtesy Wisconsin Faith Voices for Justice.July 2, 2014MADISON, ... [Published Public News Service - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Dismay re: Hobby Lobby

Matthew Ellis writes for Episcopal Health Ministries :To what degree does an employer retain religious rights to employee compensation? Why is it acceptable for an employee to use cash from an employer to purchase these contraceptives but not insurance ... [Published Living Church - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 5 reports

In 5-4 Ruling, Supreme Court Sides With Hobby Lobby

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Outside the Supreme Court Monday, conservative activists cheered an apparent victory for the religious right.The justices ruled, 5-4 that family-owned corporations with religious objections to contraceptives can refuse to pay for them ... [Published YNN Rochester - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Religious groups divided in reaction to high court's birth-control ruling

WASHINGTON -- U.S. faith groups were starkly divided in their reaction to the Supreme Court's decision affirming the religious rights of corporations, with some seeing a narrow decision protecting the religious liberty of business owners and others seeing ... [Published TwinCities.com - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Southern Baptists Reaction To Hobby Lobby Decision: ‘Hallelujah’

Russell Moore, who heads the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, spoke to reports around the country after the Hobby Lobby decision came down. Credit: Blake Farmer / WPLNThe Nashville-based Southern Baptist Convention ... [Published Nashville Public Radio - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Supreme Court strikes down MA abortion clinic rule

Created: 06/26/2014 5:56 PMBy: Erica Zucco, KOB Eyewitness News 4Protests are now common outside Albuquerque abortion clinics and Protest ABQ spokesperson Tara Shaver says it’s simply free speech.“We do have an opinion that abortion is wrong and ultimately ... [Published KOBTV New Mexico's NBC News - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Presbyterian Church USA Defeats Motion to Care for Babies Born Alive After Abortion

resbyterian Church USA has voted to endorse Kermit Gosnell. Delegates meeting in Detroit at the 221st General Assembly of the 1.8 million–member Presbyterian Church (USA) voted down a measure that would have the church endorse care for babies born alive ... [Published LifeNews.com - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Unite against the war on women, April 28

By Sue DavisOn April 28, women will march and rally in state capitals and major U.S. cities against the recent attacks on women and in defense of women’s rights. This initiative, started by two women on Feb. 19 with a Facebook page titled, “Organizing ... [Published International Action Center - Jun 24 2014]

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"When women go to the pharmacy to pick up birth control, they are looking for their medicinenot a lecture of obstruction from pharmacists who believe they know better than us about our health care choices,” said Ilyse Hogue, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America."
"One of the things I've found people respond to in my story and in my narrative is that doing the hard thing, even if you're nervous or scared, that living with authenticity and integrity is worth it in the long run. It's the way we can honor God, who created us. I think that there's something about my story that people find courage from, in taking creative stands or naming who I am. I would hope someone can feel from hearing my story is the courage to do something brave in their lives too."
...Obama believes that women should make personal health care decisions for themselves rather than their bosses deciding for them," Earnest said. "Today's decision jeopardizes the health of the women who are employed by these companies."
"This is the scariest thing the Court has ever done" emailed a friend to me yesterday...

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Booker Introduces Legislation to Protect Women’... [Published Cape May County Herald - Jul 18 2014]
No Exceptions for Discrimination: 98 Groups to ... [Published Noodls - Jul 17 2014]
Gehrt: Hobby lobby ruling not as limited as it ... [Published Pekin Times - Jul 11 2014]
Connecting the Dots: LGBT Equality, Reproductiv... [Published RHRealityCheck - Jul 09 2014]
Obama’s faith-based advisers divided over relig... [Published Religion News Service - Jul 08 2014]
Meet Alex McNeill, the trans advocate bringing ... [Published Glaad - Jul 07 2014]
Rally Planned In Response to Supreme Court’s Bu... [Published Boston Magazine - Jul 07 2014]
Why Women Are Losing While Gays Win [Published Daily Beast - Jul 06 2014]
More than 100 protest Supreme Court decision ou... [Published Tulsa World - Jul 06 2014]
Area Groups Protesting in Tulsa After Recent Ho... [Published KTUL - Jul 05 2014]
Religious exemption to hiring rule urged [Published Boston Globe - Jul 04 2014]
Ladies, Don't be Fooled: Women Won in the Hobby... [Published Christian Post - Jul 03 2014]
Advocate: Supreme Court Hobby Lobby Decision “A... [Published Public News Service - Jul 02 2014]
Dismay re: Hobby Lobby [Published Living Church - Jul 01 2014]
Religious groups divided in reaction to high co... [Published TwinCities.com - Jul 01 2014]
Hobby Lobby Ruling Leaves Religious Groups Divided [Published KCET - Jul 01 2014]
Southern Baptists Reaction To Hobby Lobby Decis... [Published Nashville Public Radio - Jun 30 2014]
Supreme Court “Hobby Lobby” ruling Monday drawi... [Published FOX6Now.com - Jun 30 2014]
In 5-4 Ruling, Supreme Court Sides With Hobby L... [Published YNN Rochester - Jun 30 2014]
Religious Groups Divided on Hobby Lobby Ruling [Published Time - Jun 30 2014]
Religious Groups Divided on Hobby Lobby Ruling [Published TIME.com - Jun 30 2014]
Religious Groups Divided on Hobby Lobby Ruling [Published Swampland - Jun 30 2014]
Local Groups React to Supreme Court Ruling in H... [Published WUWM - Jun 30 2014]
Wisconsin groups respond to Hobby Lobby ruling [Published Wisconsin Gazette - Jun 30 2014]
Supreme Court rules for Hobby Lobby in religiou... [Published Layman Online - Jun 30 2014]
Response to Hobby Lobby ruling runs emotional s... [Published Religion News Service - Jun 30 2014]
Supreme Court strikes down MA abortion clinic rule [Published KOBTV New Mexico's NBC News - Jun 27 2014]
Unite against the war on women, April 28 [Published International Action Center - Jun 24 2014]
Presbyterian Church USA Defeats Motion to Care ... [Published LifeNews.com - Jun 23 2014]
Presbyterians Become the Silly Church [Published American Spectator - Jun 21 2014]
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Religious Groups Divided on Hobby Lobby Ruling [Published TIME.com - Jun 30 2014]
On Sunday night, Hobby Lobby was simply a craft store. On Monday morning, it became the champion of religious liberty for conservative faith groups across the country. The Supreme Court of the United States ruled in a 5-4 split decision on June 30 that ...
Religious Groups Divided on Hobby Lobby Ruling [Published Swampland - Jun 30 2014]
On Sunday night, Hobby Lobby was simply a craft store. On Monday morning, it became the champion of religious liberty for conservative faith groups across the country. More How John Roberts’ Supreme Court Is Slowly Bridging the Political Divide American ...
Religious Leaders Pressure Obama To Improve Acc... [Published Think Progress - May 14 2014]
Members of the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice CREDIT: Flickr via Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance More than two dozen faith leaders are pressuring President Obama to ensure that U.S. foreign policy doesn’t prevent women around the globe ...
Religious Leaders Speak Up In Support Of Obamac... [Published Think Progress - Mar 19 2014]
CREDIT: Groundswell As the Supreme Court prepares to hear two religious challenges to Obamacare’s birth control provision, it may appear that battle lines are drawn in the sand between faith communities and secular interests. But that’s actually ...
Religious Groups Take A Stand For Reproductive ... [Published Think Progress - Jan 29 2014]
CREDIT: Shutterstock On Wednesday, several religious leaders are launching a new campaign to reorient the conversation around religion and sexuality. Specifically, the coalition of faith groups is interested in speaking up in favor of abortion rights, ...
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