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The Rev. Beth Ann Cook, Indiana Conference, introduces a petition from the Church and Society legislative committee regarding The United Methodist Church's association with the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice. The vote took place May 19 at the denomination's 2016 General Conference in Portland, Ore. Photo by Maile Bradfield, UMNS.

Church ends membership in reproductive health coalition

The United Methodist Church was one of the founders of Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice. Read More

The Social Principles in the Book of Discipline, is one of the places to read the church's statement on abortion. Photo by United Methodist Communications.

The United Methodist Church and the complex topic of abortion

Learn what the church says about the sacredness of life and the well-being of the mother and her unborn child. More

A view of the Supreme Court of the United States taken from The United Methodist Building in Washington. Photo by Clayton Childers, United Methodist Board of Church and Society

Court: Contraception mandate violates employers’ religious freedom

Some cheer U.S. Supreme Court ruling as victory for religious liberty; others worry about implications for women's reproductive health Read More

What is the United Methodist position on abortion?

Read the official United Methodist statements related to abortion. Read More

Social Principles: The Nurturing Community

We believe we have a responsibility to innovate, sponsor, and evaluate new forms of community that will encourage development of the fullest potential in individuals. Read More

Religious liberty, the church and the pill

United Methodists differ on whether the contraception-coverage mandate violates the free exercise of religion. Read More

Tara Thronson of the Southwest Texas Annual (regional) Conference speaks on a petition from the Church and Society legislative committee during the 2008 United Methodist General Conference.

Church tackles difficult subject of abortion

General Conference votes to continue membership with the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice. Read More

Carol Everett speaks at a luncheon sponsored by Lifewatch during the 2008 United Methodist General Conference.

Former abortion clinic owner shares her story with delegates

Abortion discussion is more complex than words on a bumper sticker. Read More

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