Category Archives: Buffer Zones

WLP Statement: Victory in Pittsburgh Buffer Zone Case

Amid a documented rise in targeted harassment of patients and doctors, anti-choice activists have been aggressively trying to knock down the Pittsburgh buffer zone. In 2015, “pro-life” protesters sued the city of Pittsburgh, claiming the city’s 15-foot statutory buffer zone, … Continue reading

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Protesters Still Fighting to Knock Down Pittsburgh Buffer Zone

As reports of targeted harassment of abortion providers spike in the wake of failed propaganda videos released last year, anti-abortion advocates are continuing efforts to chisel away protective spaces outside of healthcare facilities designed to help shield patients and staff … Continue reading

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Anti-choice Protesters Still Fighting to Knock Down Pittsburgh Buffer Zone

On Friday, November 6, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit will hear oral argument in Bruni v. City of Pittsburgh, the Pittsburgh buffer zone case. Earlier this year, a federal judge upheld the … Continue reading

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Women’s Law Project Files Amicus Brief in Pittsburgh Buffer Zone 3d Circuit Appeal

  After federal courts repeatedly upheld Pittsburgh’s 15-foot clinic buffer zone ordinance, opponents of legal abortion are still fighting to knock it down. The fight in Pittsburgh is an important one, with implications for the safety of patients and providers … Continue reading

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