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Whatever happened to ‘reducing abortions’?

What approaches with wide popular support could reduce abortion, even as it remains legal under the Supreme Court’s decisions?

As flu outbreak spreads, faith leaders preach caution

As the flu outbreak spreads across 48 states, some religious leaders are advising their flocks to take precautions, but others … Continued

Can Biden plan stem epidemic of gun violence in Chicago?

President Obama has unveiled the most sweeping proposal to curb gun violence in generations. Will this combination of executive orders … Continued

In Israel, thin is not in: Jewish history and the skinny model ban

Ariel Schalit AP Images of too-thin women evoke memories of the Holocaust. But does Israel’s new skinny model ban really … Continued

Protecting circumcision in Germany

Markus Schreiber AP Mohel doctor Yacov Gassinovitch, center, is surround by other Rabbis and relatives as he holds eight days … Continued

Presidential scorecard by religiously unaffliated yields no ‘clear-cut option’

In October, the Secular Coalition for America released the 2012 Presidential Candidate Scorecard, which rates each of the presidential candidates … Continued

Is homeless crackdown a sign of compassion fatigue?

A growing number of cities across the United States are making it harder to be homeless. Philadelphia recently banned outdoor … Continued

As Muslim community grows, Muslim funerals follow suit

ST. LOUIS — When Adil Imdad’s 28-year-old cousin died of cancer in Ohio two years ago, the family’s grief was … Continued

On Mother’s Day, the gift of family planning

One of the defining characteristic of mothers with the good fortune of living in developed nations is having the means … Continued

Universal health care: A Jewish moral imperative

This week’s Supreme Court hearings on the president’s health care plan will likely generate this court’s signature decision of a … Continued