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WLP Files Court Brief to Protect Scientists from Anti-Abortion Harassment & Violence

The Women’s Law Project just filed an amici brief on behalf of the Southern Poverty Law Center and Feminist Majority Foundation in support of plaintiff scientists and researchers in a key reproductive rights case concerning protecting targets of anti-abortion harassment … Continue reading

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Why We’re Working Today in Solidarity with the Women’s Strike

March 8 is International Women’s Day and, this year, organizers of the historic Women’s Marches have designated today as a women’s strike they are calling “A Day Without a Woman.” From the announcement: “In the same spirit of love and … Continue reading

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WLP Testifies on the Impact Repealing the ACA Would Have on Women in Philadelphia

Today, Terry L. Fromson, Managing Attorney at the Women’s Law Project, testified before Philadelphia City Council’s Committee on Public Health and Human Services regarding the impact of repealing the Affordable Care Act on the residents of Philadelphia. “Healthcare is a … Continue reading

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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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Action Alert: PA Lawmakers Pushing Most Dangerous Abortion Restriction in Nation

  Extremist Pennsylvania lawmakers have just proposed one of the most unusual and dangerous—and unconstitutional– abortion bills in the country. Senate Bill 3, sponsored by Pennsylvania Senator Michele Brooks, a politician with no medical experience or expertise, is a bizarre … Continue reading

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“The Flailing Tail of a Dying Dinosaur”

On Friday, December 2, WLP Executive Director Carol E. Tracy gave this speech at our annual party at the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia: My talk today is very different from the program we anticipated we’d be showing while … Continue reading

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Can You Spare $25 to Protect Reproductive Rights in Pennsylvania?

Reproductive rights are under attack. In a recent interview, the President-elect said that any justices he appoints to the Supreme Court will be “pro-life,” and that if Roe was overturned, the issue will be returned to the states. He then suggested that women … Continue reading

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