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Poll: Two-thirds of Americans back Roe, less likely to vote for abortion foes | Thursday Coffee

BY: - May 19, 2022

The new Quinnipiac survey is a warning for pols who want to restrict abortion rights.

Hundreds attend ‘Bans Off Our Bodies’ rally in Harrisburg

BY: - May 14, 2022

With “bans off our bodies” as their rallying cry, organizers and lawmakers urged Pennsylvanians to voice opposition to a series of proposed restrictions on abortion circulating the Republican-controlled General Assembly and vote in the current election cycle.

‘Bans off our bodies’ rally planned for Pennsylvania, nationwide

BY: - May 13, 2022

The “Bans Off Our Bodies” event organized by Planned Parenthood Southeastern Pennsylvania, Planned Parenthood Keystone, and Planned Parenthood Western Pennsylvania will join nationwide efforts to defend abortion access on Saturday at 1 p.m. on the Capitol steps.

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Abortion rights advocates. (Photo by Astrid Riecken/Getty Images).

If Roe is overturned, there’s no guarantee people can get abortions in liberal states | Opinion

BY: - May 13, 2022

In some of the states that aren’t expected to ban abortion, there are laws that mandate minors involve their parents before they can get an abortion.

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Pandora’s Box: Overturning Roe is only the beginning of the threats to women | Opinion

BY: - May 10, 2022

I’m ready to demand that candidates for office be vocally and unapologetically pro-choice before I give them a dime or a vote.

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As abortion rights come under attack, Lancaster County residents demand action

BY: - May 5, 2022

'Most every trained physician agrees that women’s healthcare requires access to safe and legal abortion services,' Dr. Laura Hatchman said.

Advocates, Democrats energized by possibility of U.S. Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade

BY: - May 4, 2022

Anna Tova Levin is not pro-abortion, and the procedure saved her life. “In an ideal world, abortion would never be needed,” the 36-year-old mother of three and attorney told the Capital-Star on Tuesday. Rape and incest would not happen; people would have access to accurate information about pregnancy prevention and options for free birth control, […]

Overturning Roe would hand power over abortion to states. Many would ban it

BY: and - May 4, 2022

A group of Democratic governors, including Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf, asked congressional leaders Tuesday to pass a federal law protecting abortion.

With court expected to strike down Roe v. Wade, Pa.’s governor race could determine abortion access

BY: - May 3, 2022

With Pennsylvania's primary election two weeks away, the battle over reproductive rights will continue on the ballot while one Democrat and nine Republicans seek their party's nomination.

Republican-penned amendment declaring no constitutional right to abortion advances to full Senate

BY: - January 25, 2022

Republicans, who hold the majority in the General Assembly, appear to have adopted the strategy to circumvent Gov. Tom Wolf, a Democrat, and his veto pen since successfully curtailing the office’s emergency powers through a referendum.

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On Roe v. Wade’s anniversary, an open letter to my past self | Signe Espinoza

BY: - January 23, 2022

Roe was never the inspiring solution so many of us annually paraded it as: it was only ever a ladder to which the poor – a classification that so often coincided with communities of color – were denied access.

New Planned Parenthood of W.Pa CEO says she’s ready to fight for abortion rights

BY: - January 19, 2022

Sydney Etheredge, the first new CEO in nearly 40 years, warns Pittsburghers not to become complacent.