People of Faith Stand with Planned Parenthood

The Religious Institute is helping people of faith express their support for Planned Parenthood and the health care they provide. We know that stripping access to health care from millions of people is both immoral and hypocritical, yet that is what politicians are trying to do. Please let them know that people of faith support […]

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As People of Faith, We #StandWithPP

To endorse the statement below, please fill out this form. As religious leaders and people of faith, we give thanks for the compassionate health care Planned Parenthood provides. Planned Parenthood is an integral part of our health care system, providing access to reproductive and preventative health care to people of all ages, races, gender identities, […]

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Saying Their Names: Mourning the Loss of Terence Crutcher and Keith Lamont Scott

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Drew Konow, konow@religiousinstitute.org, 203-222-0055 September 23, 2016—As we continue to see violence enacted by the police on Black men, we at the Religious Institute say their names and mourn their deaths. Terence Crutcher. Keith Lamont Scott. Once again, we proclaim that when Black people are targeted by racist systems that perpetuate […]

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Take Brave Action: Participate in the United for Abortion Coverage Week of Action

For 40 years, politicians have used the Hyde Amendment, which denies coverage for abortion for those insured through Medicaid, to interfere in women’s health decisions. For those struggling to make ends meet—including people of color, low-income women, young people, and immigrants—a coverage ban might as well be a ban on abortion altogether. In the last […]

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Voices Of Faith Speak For Abortion Rights

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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