Tag Archives: Women’s Law Project

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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Judge Denies Protesters’ Attempt to Preliminarily Enjoin Harrisburg Clinic Buffer Zone Ordinance

U.S. District Judge Sylvia Rambo of the Middle District of Pennsylvania turned aside an effort by three abortion opponents to preliminarily enjoin Harrisburg’s “buffer zone” ordinance while their lawsuit against the ordinance is pending. The ordinance, implemented in 2012, bans … Continue reading

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WLP’s Terry Fromson Elected to American Law Institute

Women’s Law Project Managing Attorney Terry L. Fromson is one of five lawyers in Pennsylvania recently elected to the American Law Institute. The American Law Institute (ALI) is the leading independent organization in the United States producing scholarly work to … Continue reading

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Follow the PA Campaign for Women’s Health on Facebook

When the phrase “women’s health” is uttered in the halls of the Capitol in Harrisburg, it is often simply code for yet another abortion ban. Meanwhile, women’s health and economic security in Pennsylvania ranks among the worst in the country. … Continue reading

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On Millennial Anti-Rape Activists & the “Campus Effect”

Women’s Law Project Executive Director Carol E. Tracy is in The Guardian discussing the new wave of anti-rape activists. Specifically, Tracy applauds the profound progress millennial advocates are making in eradicating rape stigma, a deeply rooted cultural construct that all … Continue reading

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Announcing the 2016 “Say What” Winner … Phyllis Schlafly!

  The Women’s Law Project is pleased to announce the winner of our third annual “Say What” contest—wherein readers and party attendees vote for the most ridiculous, most offensive statement said about women by a public person in the previous … Continue reading

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