Tag Archives: Abortion

Legislating medicine: More than 1,000 provisions already introduced in 2016

So far this year, legislators in 45 states had introduced 1022 provisions related to sexual and reproductive health, according to a new report from the Guttmacher Institute. Of the 411 abortion restrictions that have been introduced so far this year, 17 … 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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You’re Invited to “Trapped: Facing Undue Burden”  

We are proud to join with our friends Planned Parenthood Southeastern Pennsylvania, Women’s Medical Fund, Slought, ACLU of Pennsylvania, Penn Cinema Studies Program, and New Voices Philadelphia to bring the groundbreaking documentary TRAPPED (2016) to Philadelphia for a screening at the University of Pennsylvania, … Continue reading

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Q&A with an Abortion Provider in Pennsylvania: What Should People Know about Your Job?

Today is Abortion Provider Appreciation Day. To celebrate, I called up a provider that I recently had the pleasure of spending time with on the steps of the Supreme Court at the big Rally for Abortion Access. Amanda Kifferly is … Continue reading

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Tomorrow! Abortion Access at the Supreme Court

For years now, anti-choice lawmakers have been trying to force clinics across the country to close their doors, and mislead the public by claiming–against all medical evidence–that more restrictions on abortion access protects women’s health. Between 2011 and 2014, states … Continue reading

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This week: WLP Heads to the Keystone Progress Summit

  Along with hundreds of Pennsylvania progressives, the Women’s Law Project is heading to Harrisburg on Friday for the Keystone Progress Summit (formerly called the PA Progressive Summit). Look for us on Saturday at “Abortion at the Supreme Court this … Continue reading

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ICYMI: January at the Women’s Law Project

We closed out 2015 with a bang, took a holiday, and got back to work. Next stop: The Supreme Court The Women’s Law Project kicked off 2016 by submitting a friend-of-the-court brief to the Supreme Court in the case Whole … Continue reading

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