Unless pro-choice advocates reclaim the moral high ground, there is every reason to fear that abortion will become inaccessible in the U.S.
Here are a few of the moral mandates from the Abrahamic religions that some people still practice on religious grounds.
Offering solutions to problems that religion itself has created is one of the key means by which religion propagates.
Bible-believing Christians play fast and loose with their text. When it suits their purposes, they treat it like the literally perfect word of God.
Christian fundamentalists believe that the Bible was given by God to men who acted essentially as human transcriptionists.
Religious beliefs and political beliefs have become, for many Evangelicals, indistinguishable objects of devotion, beyond question.
The Quran and the Bible largely agree on a God-given male-dominated gender hierarchy in which men can negotiate bodily rights to girls.
Faced with poor research outcomes, many religious leaders and theologians now argue that prayer is inherently exempt from evaluation.
Long before the Catholic Church made saints out of martyrs, a myriad of texts encouraged believers to embrace suffering or persecution.
Harming society may actually be part of religion’s survival strategy. When people feel prosperous and secure, the hold of religion weakens.