Tag Archives: Philadelphia Inquirer

Women’s rights fight has moved to state level

Op-Ed  by Kate Michelman and Carol Tracy, appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer, Sunday, December 9, 2012 That Mitt Romney was stunned by his defeat says much about his and others’ blindness to the divergent forces that carried Barack Obama to … Continue reading

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First Amendment Does Not Give Church Leaders Right to Impose Beliefs on Women

Terry L. Fromson, Women’s Law Project Managing Attorney Advancing the church’s unrelenting pursuit of control over women’s reproductive lives, Joe Watkins’ op-ed published in The Philadelphia Inquirer on June 3 (Mandate for health services touches full religious spectrum) incorrectly labels … Continue reading

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Roe v. Wade Anniversary

On January 22, the Women’s Law Project joined pro-choice advocates around the country in celebrating the 36th anniversary of the Roe v Wade Supreme Court decision, which legalized abortion nationwide. Coming on the heels of President Barack Obama’s inauguration, the … Continue reading

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Economic Conditions Worsen for Philadelphia Women

A new report written by Women’s Way, the country’s oldest and largest women’s funding federation, reveals stagnant socioeconomic standing and worsening conditions for women in the greater Philadelphia area. The report is the 2008 update to its signature research report, … Continue reading

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Women’s Law Project in the News

WLP staff have been making the media rounds and we thought we’d let you know! First, our executive director, Carol Tracy, was quoted in this Philadelphia Inquirer column about Governor Rendell’s sexist remarks about Arizona Gov. Janet Napolitano. Carol Tracy, … Continue reading

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