Tag Archives: Supreme Court

WLP Signs Brief Supporting Transgender Rights in Upcoming SCOTUS Case

The Women’s Law Project signed on to an amicus curiae brief submitted to the Supreme Court of the United States filed by the National Women’s Law Center in support of teenager Gavin Grimm in a landmark transgender right case. Background: … Continue reading

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Tune in at Noon: WLP Discusses Abortion Ruling on WESA-FM

  Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down Texas’s admitting privileges and ambulatory surgical center regulations in a 5-3 decision written by Justice Stephen Breyer, who concluded that “neither of these provisions offers medical benefits sufficient to justify the burdens upon access … 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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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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New Report: The Exponential Rise of Abortion Restrictions

If you follow reproductive health policy at all, you have likely heard about the barrage of abortion restrictions implemented in recent years as part of the current anti-choice strategy called the “state strategy,” or the “the incremental strategy.” The anti-choice … Continue reading

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Young v. UPS Heads to SCOTUS: What You Need to Know

By Tara Murtha, WLP Staff Tomorrow, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral argument in the case of Young v. United Parcel Service (UPS) to determine whether the company violated the Pregnancy Discrimination Act. The Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) of … Continue reading

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The United States Supreme Court has weighed in: The Affordable Care Act is here to stay.

By Women’s Law Project The Affordable Care Act (ACA), signed into law by President Obama in March 2010, expands health insurance coverage to more than 30 million people, prevents insurance companies from discriminating against people with pre-existing conditions, and ends … Continue reading

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