The Youth Today

Conscience magazine offers in-depth, cutting-edge coverage of vital contemporary issues, including reproductive rights, sexuality and gender, feminism, the religious right, church and state issues and US politics.

Our readership includes national and international opinion leaders and policymakers, members of the press and leaders in the fields of theology, ethics and women’s studies.

Conscience 2015-1

Conscience 2015-1

Current Issue: The Youth Today
Vol. XXXIV — No. 1


Future Church
New Polling on Catholic Millennials
Jen Girdish

Meet the Medical Students for Choice
Kathryn Joyce

Looking Back, Thinking Forward
Young Women Seeking Abortions in Britain Today
Jennie Bristow

A Debt of Democracy
Abortion in Chile
Claudia Dides and Tessa Maulhardt

Vessel: Abortion on the High Seas
Ruth Riddick


Editor’s Note


In Catholic Circles

The Hard Truth about Reproductive Health Under Obama


    • The Battle for the Pill
      Elizabeth Westley reviews Jonathan Eig’s The Birth of the Pill: How Four Crusaders Reinvented Sex and Launched a Revolution.
    • Abortion Laws across the Globe
      Evelyne Opondo reviews Rebecca J Cook, Joanna N. Erdman and Bernard M. Dickens’ Abortion Laws in Transnational Perspective: Cases and Controversies.
    • Controversies in Reproductive Health
      Suzanne Poppema reviews Carole Joffe and Jennifer Reich’s Reproductive and Society: Interdisciplinary Readings.
    • Mass Media before Choice
      Bill Williams reviews Karen Weingarten’s Abortion in the American Imagination: Before Life and Choice, 1880-1940.

A list of new and noteworthy books

Reports Worth Reading

In their own words: Supporters and Critics of the church speak

Back Cover
Index: What do Catholic Millennials really believe?

Catholics for Choice