July 11, 2018
By Guthrie Graves-Fitzsimmons
While pundits debate whether a Supreme Court that includes Brett Kavanaugh will overturn Roe v. Wade, a group of progressive clergy isn’t waiting to find out. These religious leaders have been planning for life after Roe for the past year.
They’re drawing on the history of the Clergy Consultation Service on Abortion (CCS), an international network of over 2,000 faith leaders led by mainline Protestants and Reform Jews. Founded in 1967, the clergy fought for the liberalization of abortion laws and helped thousands of women ...
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The commentariat have affirmed, and will affirm ad nauseam, that Kavanaugh’s appointment marks a significant rightward shift on the High Court that could persist for decades (especially if Trump gets another pick), that Roe is in more serious peril than at any other time in the lifetimes of people under 50, and that it’s quite […]