Monthly Archives: September 2015

PA Renews Effort to Keep Politics out of Healthcare

Doctors Shouldn’t Be Forced to Lie to Patients Across the country, politicians have been quietly passing laws and regulations that either coerce doctors to mislead their patients—and in some cases, outright lie—or alternatively, gag them from having truthful conversations about … Continue reading

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Op-ed: On Pope Francis, Economic Justice & Reproductive Rights

Pope Francis has come to the United States to preach about economic justice amid an unprecedented attack on reproductive rights. Anti-choice advocates no longer simply try  to criminalize abortion. Now, most legislative attacks are part of a strategy that relies on steadily implementing incremental … Continue reading

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Announcing #FrancisLovesMeToo

  For Immediate Release Contact: Mike Morrill, Keystone Progress Education Fund Tara Murtha, Women’s Law Project Leah Chamberlain, Philadelphia Women’s Center #FrancisLoveMeToo Local progressive advocates launch campaign to welcome the Pope’s message of economic justice—and call for real policy solutions … Continue reading

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On Pope Francis’ Statement on Abortion

Yesterday, Pope Francis addressed abortion through an open letter issued from the Vatican. Specifically, the pope authorized priests to grant “forgiveness” to a woman for having had an abortion if she seeks such absolution. From the letter: I have decided, notwithstanding … Continue reading

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