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What You Need to Know about the PA Senate SB3 Debate

After three hours of debate that included explicitly rejecting an opportunity to hear from doctors and the public, the Pennsylvania Senate passed Senate Bill 3 by a vote of 32 to 18, in defiance of medical opposition and amid public … Continue reading

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Action Alert: PA Lawmakers Pushing Most Dangerous Abortion Restriction in Nation

  Extremist Pennsylvania lawmakers have just proposed one of the most unusual and dangerous—and unconstitutional– abortion bills in the country. Senate Bill 3, sponsored by Pennsylvania Senator Michele Brooks, a politician with no medical experience or expertise, is a bizarre … Continue reading

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Action Alert: Tell Your Senator to Vote NO on HB1948

Pennsylvania senators are ignoring doctors who warn double abortion ban #HB1948 is medically dangerous and disregarding our expert legal analysis that it is unconstitutional, and convening a rare July session to vote on HB 1948 in the Senate Judiciary Committee … Continue reading

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PA Lawmakers Re-introduce Bizarre Double Abortion Ban

  In April, we told you about anti-choice lawmakers in the Pennsylvania House who tried to fast-track one of the most severe abortion bans in the country into law. If passed into law, House Bill 1948 would have criminalized almost … Continue reading

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Action Alert: PA House to Vote on HB 1948 Today

Today, the Pennsylvania House plans to vote on HB 1948, the double-abortion ban we’ve been telling you about since they fast-tracked it to the House floor last week.  Read: 10 facts about HB1948 In addition to criminalizing abortion at 20 weeks … Continue reading

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Action Alert: PA House Rejects Input from Medical Experts on HB 1948

On Monday, the Pennsylvania House Health Committee fast-tracked a bizarre double-abortion-ban bill that would criminalize not only almost all abortion at 20 or more weeks in Pennsylvania, but also one of the most common and safe abortion procedures. 10 Facts … Continue reading

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10 Facts About HB 1948, PA’s Proposed Abortion Ban

After taking a record-breaking nine months to finalize last year’s budget—which caused rape crisis centers and domestic abuse advocates to wonder if they could continue providing services–the Pennsylvania Legislature demonstrated they can, in fact, move quickly on issues they believe matter, such as spreading … Continue reading

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