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Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013
 In recent years, an unholy alliance between conservative Catholic clerics and right-wing politicians has become so brazen many people may have forgotten there was once widespread fear of
Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Extreme pro-life movement jeopardizes abortion, IVF treatments, contraceptives and stem cell research

 Bills bubbling up in the state Legislature would grant new legal rights to fertilized eggs that would trump the health and well-being of Wisconsin women and turn
Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Part of a national wave to chip away at women’s reproductive freedom

 Like Texas and North Carolina, the Republican-dominated Wisconsin Legislature is in the midst of passing highly restrictive anti-abortion laws, including one that forces
07.09.2013 | | Posted at 02:18 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
U.S. District Judge William Conley did the right thing in temporarily halting Act 37's requirement that doctors who perform abortions have admitting privileges at hospitals within 30 miles of their clinic. In his order, Conley found that the requirement wasn’t necessary for maternal health and the state therefore had no reason to implement this mandate:   As reflected in the immedi...
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
 Right-wing conservatives may have made a mistake by fighting so hard to keep sex education out of our schools for so many years
Friday, April 12, 2013

Sex, Death and Religion

 Humor and religion may not seem synonymous, especially these days, but theologian Daniel Maguire merges the two in his funny and contemplative new book A Merry Memoir of Sex, Death, and Religion. This enlightening memoir
Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013

Plus: Hero of the Week

 We’ve seen the ads everywhere—on buses and bus shelters, on billboards and on the Internet. They usually feature a woman in soft-focus, worried about her pregnancy, and will refer that woman to a 24/7 help line, often
10.31.2012 | | Posted at 06:06 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Supporters of U.S. Senate candidate Tammy Baldwin gathered at her Milwaukee campaign headquarters to have a chat about the record of her Republican rival, Tommy Thompson. The panelists—state Rep. Sandy Pasch, state Rep. JoCasta Zamarripa and MPS board member Megan Hollman—and the dozen or so women in attendance had a good chuckle about Tommy’s new campaign ad featuring his wife, Sue Ann, wh...

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