Monthly Archives: June 2011

Update: Philadelphia Paid Sick-Leave Bill

We have previously written about the importance of the Promoting Healthy Families and Workplaces Bill which would give Philadelphia part-time and full-time workers the opportunity to earn sick time proportionate to hours worked and the size of the business. At … Continue reading

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What We’re Reading: Women’s Health

There has been an overwhelming amount of news out there concerning women’s health recently, so much that it is impossible to write an individual blog post on all the stories WLP staff come across. Below you will find a list … Continue reading

Posted in Abortion, Childbirth, Contraception, Military, Pregnancy, Reproductive Rights, What We're Reading, Women's health | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Remembering Dr. Tiller in the Abortion Debate

Two years ago yesterday, Dr. George Tiller of Wichita, Kansas, was murdered for his work as a well-known abortion provider.  Dr. Tiller was renowned for the high level of care that he provided to women for many years. Despite the … Continue reading

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LGBT Non-Discrimination Bills Introduced in PA House and Senate

To take a break from the myriad of bad news coming out of the Pennsylvanian House of Representatives, we are very happy to report that House Bill 300 was reintroduced along with companion Senate Bill 910. As you may remember, … Continue reading

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