High fives and booyahs to Sister Donna Quinn, a vocal pro-choice nun who has risked censure from her order (and from the church at large) for her ongoing efforts to support abortion rights in America. Speaking happily about yesterday’s defeat of Ben Nelson’s anti-abortion Senate amendment, Sister Quinn happily offered the following:
I was reminded of being with men and women from the Unitarian faith tradition last year as they celebrated Mary who by her [ascent], they believed, was one of the first women in the New Testament to express Choice.
Which is just another reason I love Unitarians. (Hi Mom!)