Under Water: Waiting for the Flood (of Awareness) in Louisiana

August 18, 2016 • Religion Dispatches

I hope these will not be the only stories the media will miss. I hope there will also be stories of renewed awakening and commitment to the liberation of all people; stories of Louisiana finding ways to rebuild that don’t compound its histories of racism, classism, sexism, and heterosexism.

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Voices Of Faith Speak For Abortion Rights

July 18, 2016 • The Huffington Post

From the compassionate spiritual care of chaplains at abortion clinics to the millions of lay people working to end abortion stigma, religious support goes largely unnoticed. This contributes to a widely held misconception that all people of faith and religious leaders oppose abortion access.

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The Moral Case for Access to Abortion

February 19, 2016 • The Hill

Last month I joined more than 1,200 individual religious leaders and pastoral counselors in signing a friend of the court brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a Texas state law designed to cut off women’s access to abortion by forcing clinics to close.

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