Tag: Human Rights

The Evangelical Adoption Crusade

Go read this article by Kathryn Joyce. Be horrified. Adoption has long been the province of religious and secular agencies, but in the past two years evangelical advocacy has skyrocketed. In 2009 Russell Moore, dean of the School of Theology…

Sending mentally ill people to Siberia

“He’s really really old and has therefore earned the right to say what he thinks” doesn’t really apply when the old person in question suggests sending mentally ill people to Siberia so that they can die of exposure, and when…

Injustice at Every Turn

The National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) and the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF) just released a report on discrimination against trans and gender-noncomforming people, and the results are (predictably) horrifying. The report is based on the largest…

On second thought about Kermit Gosnell

He does tell us a few things about abortion. They just aren’t what William Saletan thinks. The Gosnell case shows us the worst of what happens when abortion isn’t accessible. Gosnell’s “clinic” was nothing short of a house of horrors,…

Reproductive Justice and the Law

Law Students for Reproductive Justice commissioned a study of reproductive rights legal courses in American law schools, and the results are pretty predictable: Only 18% of U.S. law schools have offered reproductive rights law courses at some point over the…