abortion-rights

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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.

U.S. Senate Democrats fail to enshrine nationwide abortion protections, vow more action

BY: and - May 11, 2022

Pa.'s U.S. senators, Democrat Bob Casey, and Republican Pat Toomey, were on opposite sides of the bill.

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The Supreme Court shouldn’t be shrouded in secrecy | Opinion

BY: - May 11, 2022

The high court's lack of transparency translates into an absence of accountability.

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A leak? The Supreme Court tipped its hand on abortion long ago | Bruce Ledewitz

BY: - May 11, 2022

The justices harmed the rule of law when they refused to enjoin Texas' restrictive, six-week abortion ban

Pa.’s Casey says he’ll vote for abortion rights bill

BY: - May 10, 2022

(*This story was updated at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, 5/10/22 to correctly reflect that the Senate is voting on a bill sponsored by U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn.) Pennsylvania’s senior United States senator says he’s a yes vote on a bill protecting abortion rights, handing Democrats crucial support in the narrowly divided chamber ahead of […]

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Kira Lapi (L) and Jeremiah Figueroa (R), both Lancaster County residents

A midterm gift? Abortion could swing persuadable Repubs to the Dems | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - May 10, 2022

GOP-leaning undecideds could be swung by the looming demise of Roe v. Wade, according to a new analysis.

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There’s a path for John Roberts to save Roe. He should take it | Opinion

BY: - May 10, 2022

Chief Justice Warren Burger's vote-switch in the 1972 ruling upholding the death penalty could point the way.

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

Abortion has been common in the U.S. since the 18th Century. So has the debate | Opinion

BY: - May 9, 2022

The argument started a century before Roe, and has been going on ever since.

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Dems’ inaction helped speed the demolition of Roe v. Wade | Dick Polman

BY: - May 9, 2022

We're paying the price for decades of apathy, willfully blind to the plotted theft of women’s privacy rights.

How the SCOTUS opinion could put the General Assembly in the driver’s seat on abortion rights

BY: - May 8, 2022

Legislative leaders appear reluctant to act based on the draft opinion that's mobilized activists on both sides of the divide.

Vote on abortion rights planned in U.S. Senate next week, but likely will fall short

BY: - May 6, 2022

The Senate rejected a similar bill in February. U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., joined Republicans to defeat a procedural vote, 46-48.