Debra W. Haffner




Stories by Debra W. Haffner
The religious case for legalized abortion

It is the 39th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision. More than 35 million women in the … Continued

Defund family planning? Is that pro-life?

In my early days in the women’s health movement, I learned the slogan, “The personal is political.” As I’ve read … Continued

Matters of life and death

In Texas, a Catholic bishop made two hospitals cease doing tube-tying operations for women who are not going to have … Continued

Religious leaders should promote marriage for all

A new survey out this week from the National Marriage Project shows that marriage is an institution in decline in … Continued

Could this be the pope’s Trojan Horse?

Along with other faith leaders who have spent the past thirty years of our lives working to stop the spread … Continued

It’s DADT that’s immoral – not homosexuality

Despite public and military support for overturning Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, the legislation which bans openly gay service members, political, … Continued