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The Women's Law Project creates a more just and equitable society by advancing the rights and status of all women throughout their lives. To this end, we engage in high-impact litigation, advocacy, and education.

Urgent Call to Action: Tell your State Representative to Vote NO on SB3

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives plans to vote on Senate Bill 3 as early as Monday, December 11. SB3 has already passed the Senate. It is urgent that you contact your state Representative and urge him or her to vote … Continue reading

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Read our Letter to Pennsylvania Lawmakers Outlining Why SB3 is Unconstitutional

On December 6, we sent this letter to members of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives outlining why Senate Bill 3 is unconstitutional. The House is expected to vote on Senate Bill 3 next week, as early as Monday, December 11. … Continue reading

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WLP Statement: Why We Strongly Oppose Senate Bill 3

PENNSYLVANIA–The Women’s Law Project strongly opposes Senate Bill 3, which passed the state House Health Committee last night by a vote of 16-10, along partisan lines. “Pennsylvania politicians just advanced an unconstitutional bill that seeks to throw doctors in jail … Continue reading

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Still Shopping? Give the Gift of Equality for Women & Girls  

Do you know a persister? A woman who kept going, against the odds, and despite all the obstacles in her way? Do you know someone leading the resistance, a person who is determined to stand up to the attacks against … Continue reading

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2017 is the Year We Changed the Game

Tara here! I grew up playing basketball, soccer, and softball. In high school, I ran track. All that time, and even to this day, I have no clue if the schools I attended provided equitable athletics opportunities for girls and … Continue reading

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From Carol Tracy: Do You Know a Woman Who Has Persisted?

Do you know a persister? A woman who kept going, against the odds, and despite all the obstacles in her way? Do you know someone leading the resistance, a person who is determined to stand up to the attacks against … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh City Council Passes Resolution Supporting Abortion Access for All

The Women’s Law Project supports the Will of Council resolution adopted today by Pittsburgh City Council directing our federal and state officials to repeal the Hyde Amendment and similar restrictions on public and private insurance coverage for abortion care. For … Continue reading

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