Tag Archives: Abortion

Call to Action: Urge PA Senators to Vote NO on Abortion Ban Opposed by Medical Experts

According to several reports, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is teeing up a 20-week abortion ban to be voted on as soon as today. If there’s one political golden rule since Nixon, it’s this: When everything feels like it’s falling … 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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Read our Letter to Pennsylvania Lawmakers Outlining Why SB3 is Unconstitutional

On December 6, we sent this letter to members of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives outlining why Senate Bill 3 is unconstitutional. The House is expected to vote on Senate Bill 3 next week, as early as Monday, December 11. … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh City Council Passes Resolution Supporting Abortion Access for All

The Women’s Law Project supports the Will of Council resolution adopted today by Pittsburgh City Council directing our federal and state officials to repeal the Hyde Amendment and similar restrictions on public and private insurance coverage for abortion care. For … Continue reading

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“Birthright: A War Story” Documentary premieres in Philadelphia 11/16

This new documentary shows how the U.S. is becoming “The Handmaid’s Tale.” ~ Newsweek Birthright: A War Story is a new documentary that premieres in Philadelphia on Thursday, November 16 at the International House. The 7PM screening will be followed by … Continue reading

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Why Is It So Hard to Get Abortion Right in the News?

Reproductive health is a multi-beat topic in the daily news cycle, and yet coverage of abortion so often falls short. Why? WLP communications director Tara Murtha wrote a piece for The Poynter Institute examining a new study published in the peer-reviewed … Continue reading

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WLP Statement on Congressman Tim Murphy

Pennsylvania Rep. Tim Murphy isn’t the first and won’t be the last hypocrite politician who fails to practice what he so emphatically preaches. In fact, it’s unlikely any politician who votes to restrict access to safe legal abortion would ever … Continue reading

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