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  • Abortion advocates challenge Hoag ban

    Hoag Hospital's decision to stop performing elective abortions in the wake of its affiliation with a Catholic health-care group has sparked an outcry among women's rights advocates, who say the move diminishes access to high-quality reproductive care.
  • Commentary: Choice? Not for the aborted babies

    As I read all the letters regarding Hoag Hospital's ethical and moral decision to terminate elective abortions, instead of our children, I believe it is time for some truth. It is a scientific, biological, medical and spiritual truth that every...

    Apodaca: Empty-nester feels special kinship with Momma Duck

    "Be kind to your web-footed friends, for a duck may be somebody's mother." I haven't been able to get that old ditty, sung to the melody of "Stars and Stripes Forever," out of my head. I've been stuck on ducks since driving home along Jamboree Road...

    Marriage is a supreme affair

    Marriage is a supreme affair
    While a few of the finer points of Fairview Community Church parishioner Beth Syverson's wedding were ironed out in advance, one big detail remained a mystery: when it would take place. The attire and location, the Old Orange County Courthouse in...

    Marriage equality advocates celebrate rulings

    Marriage equality advocates celebrate rulings
    Same-sex marriage supporters in Newport Beach and Costa Mesa on Wednesday cheered a pair of landmark Supreme Court decisions striking down California's Proposition 8 and a portion of the federal Defense of Marriage Act while religious leaders recognized...