Tag: Health Care Reform

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    Join our discussion of the most anticipated religion and ethics news stories in the year to come. More

    December 30, 2009 | Comments

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    Religion and Ethics Newsweekly’s Kim Lawton highlights some of the key religion news stories from the past year in this special annual feature. More

    December 23, 2009 | Comments

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    Watch Cardinal Francis George, president of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, and Jon O’Brien, president of Catholics for Choice, discuss abortion and health care reform.

    November 20, 2009 | Comments

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    Hastings Center bioethicist and philosopher Daniel Callahan says the common good as a moral value should be the foundation for American health care reform, but it has been largely absent from the current public debate. More

    November 6, 2009 | Comments

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    Facing fierce opposition from Republicans, Democrats are pleading for bipartisanship and teamwork. Senate Democrats invited religion reporters to the Capitol to talk about “the moral imperatives of health care and climate change” and to ask religious communities to “speak out against obstructions.” More

    October 21, 2009 | Comments

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    “Abortion is a health service, ” says Rev. Debra Haffner, director of the Religious Institute. “Abortion is a morally objectionable activity,” says Charmaine Yoest, president of Americans United for Life. More

    October 16, 2009 | Comments

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    “I want to just go peacefully. The only medications I want are going to be the ones that would comfort me. That’s all I want,” says Jill Steuer, a nurse with advanced-stage breast cancer who has decided to stop any kind of treatment and receive hospice care. More

    October 9, 2009 | Comments

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    Religious progressives are having an impact on the Obama White House, says religion and politics expert John Green, " but there's no lack of activity among religious conservatives."

    September 18, 2009 | Comments

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    "We need health care reform and we need it today," says Rev. Jennifer Thomas of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Kansas City.

    July 30, 2009 | Comments

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    "More is not better," says South Florida health care system CEO Brian Keeley. "We know that more health care services can result in lower levels of care." Health care costs are double the national average in Miami, where Keeley says specialists use more medical resources and technology.

    July 24, 2009 | Comments

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