Creepiest pro-choice video possible?

I suppose there are other ways the abortion rights movement could undermine its cause, but the video posted below seems pretty effective, and ironic: just as pro-lifers are debating whether they should use graphic images, since they turn off so many people, the Center for Reproductive Rights takes the opposite tack with this send-up of a turn on. In it, actor Mehcad Brooks does an unctuous come on to the Roe v. Wade decision, which turned 40 this week. Husband to wife? Or gigolo to a client? Why didn’t they just send around a sonogram of Cecile Richards?

‘Ordain a Lady.’ Does this video really help the cause?

The debate over ordaining women in the Catholic Church is one of the most contentious — and that’s saying something, given that Catholics are contending over just about anything these days. (Fish on Fridays? Communion in the hand? Pro multis or pro omnia?)

Now comes a new viral video from the Women’s Ordination Conference — titled “Ordain a Lady,” it is a riff on Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Call Me Maybe.” That provenance alone should be enough to scare you off, if you have a daughter in the house who has played “Call Me Maybe” into her Daddy’s earworm.

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Religion News Service editor Kevin Eckstrom discusses several of the key issues surrounding Pope Benedict XVI’s upcoming visit to the United States, and outlines RNS’ plans for covering the trip.

Covering the Pope

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Religion News Service editor Kevin Eckstrom discusses several of the key issues surrounding Pope Benedict XVI’s upcoming visit to the United States, and outlines RNS’ plans for covering the trip.