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 Frances Kissling - “A woman who has been raped should be given comprehensive treatment in the first place she goes. She should not need to be referred for EC. If that hospital cannot provide her with the services she needs, they should be ashamed of themselves.”
 Frances Kissling - “The whole idea of setting up a Catholics-only town or any religious town in a pluralistic society is very disturbing.”
 Frances Kissling - “He will go down as a fifth-century pope in terms of who women are.”
 Frances Kissling - “There is very little recognition that the conscience of the woman is as important, let alone more important, than the conscience of the provider.”
 Frances Kissling - “This is country club Christianity.”
 Frances Kissling - “This is an extreme Catholic position that is not justifiable in the context of even the Catholic health ethical guidelines on the treatment of women who've been raped.”
 Frances Kissling - “From a human and a Catholic perspective, I don't think it is a good idea for human beings to isolate themselves from diversity and differences.”
 Frances Kissling - “We launched Condoms4Life to educate young Catholics, as well as gay and straight couples, about what we think our faith demands of us Responsibility. We see St. Valentine's Day, a day representing love and passion for many couples, as the perfect time to remind people that the culture of life means affirming responsible and just sexual behavior-especially for those who are at risk of contracting AIDS. We call on the bishops to join us in this campaign to promote a culture of life and protect the lives and health of the countless men, women and children who are at risk of HIVAIDS.”
 Frances Kissling - “The collaboration of right-wing NGOs and the Bush administration far exceeds any collaboration between pro-choice family groups and the Clinton administration.”
 Frances Kissling - “The collaboration of right-wing NGOs and the Bush administration far exceeds any collaboration between pro-choice family groups and the Clinton administration. We never had that kind of hand-in-glove relationship.”
 Frances Kissling - “While I think there is more work to be done on Will's statement that 'It is bad to kill a fetus,' he does a service by putting it out there so boldly. There are many problems with the word 'bad' and how it is heard. A more nuanced way of saying this is that the act of abortion is not a moral good. Things that are not moral goods are not necessarily immoral or bad. And they may, as is the case with abortion, be often justifiable and almost always have positive outcomes.”
 Frances Kissling - “Certainly, there is a strategic element to it. On the other hand, the purpose of the clergy is to help navigate difficult moral terrain, and abortion constitutes difficult moral terrain for a good number of women.”