COMMENTARY: For GOP, Pro-Life Is No-Win

c. 2000 Religion News Service (Paul Mulshine is a columnist for The Star-Ledger of Newark, N.J.) (UNDATED) If you’ve been watching the conventions, you probably noticed a pattern emerging on the issue of abortion. The Republicans barely mentioned it. The Democrats can’t shut up about it. Take that fact and add to it the observation […]

COMMENTARY: For GOP, Pro-Life Is No-Win

c. 2000 Religion News Service (Paul Mulshine is a columnist for The Star-Ledger of Newark, N.J.) (UNDATED) If you’ve been watching the conventions, you probably noticed a pattern emerging on the issue of abortion. The Republicans barely mentioned it. The Democrats can’t shut up about it. Take that fact and add to it the observation […]

NEWS STORY: Veep Choice May Test Black Voters’ Loyalty to Democrats

c. 2000 Newhouse News Service LOS ANGELES _ Democrats are dealing with an undercurrent of concern that vice presidential candidate Joseph Lieberman might cool African-American enthusiasm for the Democratic ticket, for which overwhelming support from black voters is a prerequisite of victory. Lieberman got a warm reception from the Democratic National Committee Black Caucus on […]

COMMENTARY: Curiouser and Curiouser

c. 2000 Religion News Service (Rabbi Rudin is the senior interreligious adviser of the American Jewish Committee.) (UNDATED) Lewis Carroll who wrote “Alice in Wonderland” would love this year’s race for the White House. It’s only August, but the campaign is already becoming “curiouser and curiouser” with no end of surprises in sight. For openers, […]

RNS Daily Digest

c. 2000 Religion News Service L.A. Cardinal Offers Pro-life Prayer at Democratic Convention (RNS) Los Angeles Cardinal Roger Mahony drew criticism from both the pro-choice and pro-life camps for opening the Democratic National Convention with a prayer asking God’s protection “especially on unborn children.” Mahony, who has led the country’s largest and most diverse Catholic […]

RNS Daily Digest

c. 2000 Religion News Service L.A. Cardinal Offers Pro-life Prayer at Democratic Convention (RNS) Los Angeles Cardinal Roger Mahony drew criticism from both the pro-choice and pro-life camps for opening the Democratic National Convention with a prayer asking God’s protection “especially on unborn children.” Mahony, who has led the country’s largest and most diverse Catholic […]