Category Archives: Abortion Access

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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Tune in at Noon: WLP Discusses Abortion Ruling on WESA-FM

  Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down Texas’s admitting privileges and ambulatory surgical center regulations in a 5-3 decision written by Justice Stephen Breyer, who concluded that “neither of these provisions offers medical benefits sufficient to justify the burdens upon access … Continue reading

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Preventing the Next Kermit Gosnell

In response to the exponential rise of abortion restrictions and subsequent mass closure of healthcare facilities providing reproductive healthcare for poor and working-class women, abortion is going to the Supreme Court. In Whole Woman’s Health v. Cole, the justices will … Continue reading

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New Report: The Exponential Rise of Abortion Restrictions

If you follow reproductive health policy at all, you have likely heard about the barrage of abortion restrictions implemented in recent years as part of the current anti-choice strategy called the “state strategy,” or the “the incremental strategy.” The anti-choice … Continue reading

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