Category Archives: Abortion Access

Action Alert: PA Lawmakers Just Introduced a 6-Week Abortion Ban

Have you been following the uproar over Iowa signing into law “one of the country’s most restrictive abortion laws?” Pennsylvania lawmakers just introduced it here. HB2315, introduced by Rep. Saccone, attempts to criminalize abortion at approximately six weeks, far before the … Continue reading

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Action Alert: Urge Your PA Rep. to Vote NO on Abortion Restriction HB2050

We need you to speak up to help stop another unconstitutional abortion ban. HB2050 advanced through the House Health Committee yesterday, mostly along a party line vote. We expect a vote in the House as early as today. HB2050 is … Continue reading

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Thank You Governor Wolf for Pledging to Veto Senate Bill 3

Last week, as the President implied a sitting Senator is a whore and a politician accused of sexually preying on teenage girls almost won a seat in the U.S. Senate, here in Pennsylvania, our mostly male, mostly white GOP-controlled state … Continue reading

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12 Facts About the Attacks on Reproductive Rights in Pennsylvania

On Wednesday July 19, Lady Parts Justice League will bring a comedy-and-activism themed road trip they’re calling the Vagical Mystery Tour to Pittsburgh, and the Women’s Law Project is pleased to be a part of the talkback section of the show. (Get … Continue reading

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Just In: Unlocking Abortion Coverage in the Keystone State

The Women’s Law Project, in collaboration with the National Health Law Program, just published Unlocking Abortion Coverage in the Keystone State, an initiative of the Reproductive Health Data and Accountability Project. Unlocking Abortion Coverage in the Keystone State is a … Continue reading

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It Passed! Philadelphia Is 11th City To Call to Repeal Hyde

It passed! This afternoon, after hearing testimony from citizens and advocates in support of Resolution No. 160828, City Council passed the resolution, making Philadelphia the 11th city to officially call on Congress to end the Hyde Amendment. Back in 1973, when … Continue reading

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Philadelphia City Council Resolution Calls to Repeal Hyde Amendment

Update 9/29: The resolution passed! Philadelphia just officially became the 11th city to pass a resolution calling for an end to the Hyde Amendment. Abortion was not always banned from Medicaid coverage. Back in 1973, when the landmark U.S. Supreme … Continue reading

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