BP This Week: The Party of Abortion, HHS, and the Marriage Gap

The Democratic Party sent signals this week that pro-lifers are not welcome in its ranks, making abortion arguably its most important issue. John Stonestreet and Ed Stetzer argue that doubling down on death is a bad move for Democrats, and one that will leave America more sharply divided than ever. President Trump has also just appointed pro-life champion, Charmaine Yoest, as assistant secretary of public affairs at the Department of Health and Human Services, signaling a likely reversal of President Obama’s policy of forcing contraceptive coverage. Finally, our hosts discuss the growing marriage gap between middle-class and poor Americans, and ask along with an insightful Washington Post editorial: “Why can’t girls be tomboys, anymore?”

Resources

Democratic Party Draws A Line In The Sand On Abortion Rights
  • Laura Bassett
  • The Huffington Post
  • April 21, 2017
Why Hillary Clinton Bombed With White Evangelical Voters
  • Ruth Graham
  • Slate
  • December 15, 2016
Trump has yet to signal his approach to Obamacare birth-control mandate
  • Paige Winfield Cunningham
  • The Washington Post
  • April 25, 2017
Trump administration will continue defending HHS mandate in court
  • Matt Hadro
  • Catholic News Agency
  • April 25, 2017
My Daughter Is Not Transgender. She’s a Tomboy.
  • Lisa Selin Davis
  • April 18, 2017

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