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Catholic Hospital Wins Legal Victory in Tubal Ligation Challenge

The argument that a Catholic hospital refusing to perform tubal ligations discriminates against women doesn’t hold water. The hospital also denies men a procedure that ends up sterilizing them. 409 more words


Missing Our Mothers

Generations from now, historians will look back upon 19th and 20th Century American Catholicism with a sense of awe over the institutional might that it exhibited, in much the same way that today we marvel at the kind of faith (and expense) that it took to construct the great cathedrals of Europe centuries ago. 1,758 more words

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On Freethought Radio, Annie Laurie Gaylor and Dan Barker talk with sociologist and author Ryan T. Cragun explains his new book: How To Defeat Religion in 10 Easy Steps… 237 more words

Why Catholic Hospitals are Messed Up

In the above video, Hemant Mehta discusses several procedures that Catholic hospitals refuse to perform under the excuse of religious objection. We’re not talking about an individual objecting. 552 more words

ACLU Threatens Lawsuit Against Catholic Hospital Over Tubal Ligations

“When Catholic bishops play doctor, they endanger women’s lives.”

That’s what it says, right smack in the middle of the front page of the American Civil Liberties Union’s… 865 more words


Catholic Hospital, Facing ACLU Lawsuit, Agrees to Sterilize Woman

The American Civil Liberties Union lost a case against the US Bishops’ healthcare policy earlier this year, but they are trying another front.

And they appear to have won a small victory. 811 more words


ACLU Loses Lawsuit in Attempt to Force Catholic Hospital to Do Abortions

“The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is certainly no stranger to clashing with the Catholic Church over its pro-life position. This is especially the case when it comes to Catholic hospitals refusing to perform abortions. 146 more words

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