Watch more of Kim Lawton’s interviews with Charmaine Yoest, president of Americans United for Life, and Rev. Debra Haffner, executive director of the Religious Institute.
Watch Kim Lawton’s extended interview with John Green, director of the Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics at the University of Akron, about religious activists on the left and the right.
BOB ABERNETHY, anchor: As President Obama pushed health care reform a coalition of religious leaders joined the effort with a rally and interfaith prayer service in Washington. The event brought together Hindus, Muslims, Christians, and others who called for universal … More
Sermon excerpted and adapted from remarks by Dennis McCullough, M.D. at an interfaith service, Kendal at Hanover, April 15, 2007.
Eighty-two percent of Americans said the U.S. health care system should be fundamentally changed or completely rebuilt. But how to do it?
A government advisory committee recommended that 11- and 12-year-old girls be routinely vaccinated against a sexually transmitted virus that causes cervical cancer. The vaccine is most effective when it’s administered to girls before they become sexually active. But with the potential for premarital sex involved, the recommendation has been caught between science, politics and religion. More
Forty-six states have what are known as “conscience clauses” that allow health care workers the right to refuse to perform abortions. What concerns many women and men is that several states are now debating legislation that would expand these clauses to include not only abortion but emergency contraceptives as well. More