Tag Archives: Women’s Law Project

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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On Overturning Roe: “We’re Not Going to Let It Happen”

President-elect Donald Trump recently said he supports overturning Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 decision in which the United States Supreme Court held that the 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution protects a woman’s right to terminate a pregnancy. At … Continue reading

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United State of Women Features Terry L. Fromson

The United State of Women is a movement, initially convened by the White House, taking action on key gender equality issues. Recently, the United State of State of Women profiled national leaders in the fight to close the gender wage … Continue reading

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It Passed! Philadelphia Is 11th City To Call to Repeal Hyde

It passed! This afternoon, after hearing testimony from citizens and advocates in support of Resolution No. 160828, City Council passed the resolution, making Philadelphia the 11th city to officially call on Congress to end the Hyde Amendment. Back in 1973, when … Continue reading

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ICYMI: Late Summer 2016 at the Women’s Law Project

“Things slow down in the summer,” they said. “It will be quiet,” they said. They are wrong! Here are some highlights of our recent work. Finding Solutions to “the double pay gap” August 23 was Equal Pay Day for African-American Women, … Continue reading

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