Gender & Sexuality

Shotgun Adoption

The spread of highly questionable practices — including coercion of destitute pregnant women — in the anti-abortion movement’s “crisis counseling” centers.

Life Sentence

A sharp look at John McCain’s votes on reproductive rights and his track record in Arizona challenge the candidate’s image as an abortion moderate.

“Arrows for the War”

Christian mothers who believe in the “Quiverfull” movement — domestic warriors against 40 years of women’s liberation — aim to have more than six children, arrows in the quiver of God’s army.