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Reverend Rebecca Turner

Faith Aloud

Ordained minister of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).
Executive Director of Faith Aloud since 2001.
Available for training abortion counselors and clergy in religious issues surrounding abortion.


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Reverend Rebecca Turner
Reverend Rebecca Turner

Commentary Contraception

Going Backwards: Limiting Access to Contraception is Bad for Government, Bad for Business, and Bad for Women

The current backlash against women is falling under the creative new smokescreen of "religious liberty." Religious arguments against contraception have been used for 50 years, but women, public health officials, and legislators generally favored common sense and personal religious freedeom over ideology from an earlier century. In this election year, however, common sense seems a distant memory.

Reverend Rebecca Turner
Reverend Rebecca Turner

Commentary Religion

Unconscionable: The Religious Right’s Appeal to Institutional Conscience Is Hollow

The distinction between church and other institutions is a fair one. Churches are primarily for those of that particular faith. But universities and hospitals exist for a wider public. If they do not require their employees to practice their religious faith, they should not expect those employees to live their private lives by the standards of that faith.

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