Monthly Archives: July 2018

Pittsburgh City Council: UPMC Must Enter Community Benefits Agreement Before Building Expansion

  On Tuesday, Pittsburgh City Council held a hearing on University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s proposed $2 billion expansion plan. Approximately 160 people registered to speak, and even more community members attended. The hearing was held to give community members … Continue reading

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Victory: Anti-Abortion Radicals Denied Request for Personal Information of Abortion Providers & Staff

The anti-choice movement has a long history of attempting to collect personal information of people who work at healthcare facilities that provide abortion care, as well as information on patients. Their tactics include scraping identifying information from state licensure records … Continue reading

Posted in Protect Doctors

Good News: “$1 Per Touch” Judge Will Not Preside Over Domestic Violence Hearings

In late June, a group of women’s organizations in Pittsburgh including the Women’s Law Project sent a letter to the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas protesting the appointment of Senior Judge Lester Nauhaus to preside over protection from abuse … Continue reading

Posted in Courts