Civil Rights & Social Justice

Despite immigration concerns, bill that expands use of federal work status checks passes House

By a 140-plus vote margin, the House on Monday passed a bill to expand federal immigration work status checks to the state's construction industry.

Shapiro, Dem lawmakers hear experiences of racism, discrimination

Updated, 5:30 p.m.: This story was updated with additional information from the Attorney General's Office.Democratic elected officials from across Pennsylvania, including Attorney General Josh Shapiro, gathered in Harrisburg's Allison Hill Thursday to hear, up...

Unions, immigration advocates divided over expanding work status checks to construction industry

That divide is also manifesting itself in the General Assembly.

Teen organizers from March for Our Lives lobby lawmakers in Harrisburg for ‘red flag’...

Students from Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Natrona Heights in Allegheny County, Scranton in the northeast, central Pennsylvania, and Berks and Montgomery counties were represented in Harrisburg this week.

Tell your legislator to support this Pa. Senate bill that keeps kids on track...

We urge everyone to call your legislators and ask them to support Brown's proposal.

Our decades-long argument over abortion, explained | Analysis

Abortion has been a huge political issue in the US for the last 50 years. But the abortion debate is not new. It began at least a century before landmark abortions rights decision Roe v. Wade.

From defense to offense: The new politics of abortion | E. Fletcher McClellan

If Roe v Wade is reversed and abortion policy is left to the states again, a tsunami of outrage will be unleashed.