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The Religious Left Has Found Its Mission

posted on November 8, 2022

Christina Cauterucci of Slate writes, “Across the U.S., as state legislatures restrict reproductive health care in increasingly draconian ways, progressive faith communities are pushing back.” Some faith communities have offered transportation to abortion clinics in and out of state while others have raised funds for abortion access. A group of progressive clergy members has also organized to revive the Clergy Consultation Network, a pre-Roe organization of faith leaders that helped women get connected with abortion providers. Elaina Ramsey, the executive director of Faith Choice Ohio, said that “the firewall that we’re supposed to have in this country between church and state, we’re going to use that for our good, to be able to protect people.”

Read at Slate