Tag Archives: Pennsylvania

Action Alert: Tell Senators Toomey & Casey You Oppose Trumpcare (BCRA)

After weeks of secret deal-making among a handful of Republican Senators, the Senate version of the American Health Care Act (AHCA), technically called the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA), was finally released. Bottom line: It is a tax cut for … Continue reading

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Why We Need Increased LGBTQ Protections in Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission recently sought input on a proposed guidance that would set forth legal protections for people who are discriminated against because of their sexual orientation or gender identity. The Women’s Law Project submitted remarks strongly supporting this … Continue reading

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Tues 4/18: Rally for Reproductive Rights in Pennsylvania

Right-wing Pennsylvania lawmakers, emboldened by Trump and the regressive federal agenda, are trying to roll back reproductive rights in Pennsylvania. Please join us on Tuesday, April 18 in Harrisburg for a lobby day and 1PM rally on the front steps … Continue reading

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Action Alert: Stop SB300, a PA Bill to Backdoor “Defund” Planned Parenthood

Anti-abortion radicals in the Pennsylvania Legislature have proposed legislation to back-door defund Planned Parenthood by depriving low-income women of access to preventative healthcare like STI screenings and affordable contraception. Senate Bill 300 was introduced last week by Sen. John Eichelberger … Continue reading

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Report: 102 Pennsylvanians Were Killed by Domestic Violence Last Year

102 people were killed by domestic violence in Pennsylvania last year, according to a new report released by the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence. Fifty-six of the victims were female, and 46 male. The oldest victim was 86 years old. … Continue reading

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Urgent Action Alert: The AHCA is Catastrophic for Women’s Health #ProtectOurCare

The U.S. House will vote on the American Health Care Act (AHCA) this afternoon. The AHCA is the makeshift pseudo-replacement for the Affordable Care Act. In fact, it is not really a healthcare plan at all as much as it … Continue reading

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Report: Pennsylvania Women Not On Track for Equal Pay Until 2068

  A baby girl born today will likely never achieve equal pay in her lifetime in 13 states unless we narrow the pay gap with corrective policy, according to a new state-by-state analysis published by the Institute for Women’s Policy … Continue reading

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