Monthly Archives: April 2013

PA Superior Court Hears Argument on Insurance Claim of Domestic Violence Arson Victim

By Susan Frietsche, WLP Senior Staff Attorney Q.: What’s worse than having your house burned down by your abusive spouse?  A.: Finding out your insurance company won’t cover the damage. On April 2, 2013, the Women’s Law Project presented oral … Continue reading

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The Questions No One is Asking about the Kermit Gosnell Case…

By Carol E.Tracy and Kate Michelman With Kermit Gosnell’s criminal trial underway in Philadelphia, public outrage at the physician accused of murdering one woman and seven infants increases with each grisly new piece of evidence. But the Gosnell trial raises … Continue reading

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Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence Need Paid Leave

Carol E. Tracy, Executive Director, WLP Victims of domestic and sexual violence need paid sick leave.  Promoting Healthy Families and Workplaces would require employers with six or more employees to provide up to seven paid days of leave for employees … Continue reading

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