Tag Archives: Pennsylvania

PA Rep. Donna Bullock: I Want to Believe We Can Achieve Equal Pay in Pennsylvania

Today is the seventh anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. As we reflect on the progress made toward equal pay and how far we still need to go to achieve it, we are pleased to welcome Rep. Donna … Continue reading

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10 Facts About Abortion in Pennsylvania at #Roe43

  Today is the 43rd anniversary of Roe v. Wade. Pennsylvania plays no small part in the story of the right to choose in the United States. Planned Parenthood v. Casey, the case that set the current standard by which courts … Continue reading

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Invitation: #ProtectTheZonePA Twitter Town Hall, 10AM on 1/20

You’re invited! When: 10AM – 10:30AM on Wednesday, January 20 What: Twitter Town Hall at #ProtectTheZonePA Featured participants include:  @LarryFarnese, Pennsylvania Senator Larry Farnese (D-Philadelphia) is a former clinic escort and the primary sponsor of Senate Bill 1105, a bill … 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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WLP Supports New Anti-Abortion Clinic Violence & Harassment Bill

  Modeled on federal legislation, new bill protects doctors, staff and patients PENNSYLVANIA – Anti-abortion extremists have long used acts of violence such as arson and mass shootings in a severely misguided campaign to “stop abortion.” Recently, it has been … Continue reading

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Carol Tracy Discusses Rape Law & the Bill Cosby Case

Yesterday, Montgomery County DA-elect Kevin Steele announced criminal charges against Bill Cosby stemming from an allegation that Cosby drugged and subsequently sexually assaulted a woman at his Pennsylvania home in 2004. It is the first criminal charge of sexual assault … Continue reading

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A Note from Dabney Miller on Her 30th Anniversary with WLP

Dear Friends, As 2015 comes to a close, I am celebrating 30 years on the staff of the Women’s Law Project. Nothing could make me prouder.  I work side by side with an extraordinary team, and know I am a … Continue reading

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