abortion-rights

COMMENTARY

With debate over communion: Yet another reason for the Catholic church to lose members | Dick Polman

BY: - June 28, 2021

The church opposes the death penalty on principle, but has never sought to deny communion to Catholic politicians who support it.

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Choice is crucial, and we will keep fighting anti-choice legislation | Opinion

BY: - June 13, 2021

Patients have a right to privacy. A pregnant person has a right to health care. What brings a person to their doctor's office is none of your business or mine.

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With attacks on voting, abortion access, GOP looks to post-Wolf era. Are Dems ready? | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - June 11, 2021

Voter suppression. Attacks on abortion rights. And science denial. The 2022 campaign matters more than ever.

Pa. House passes Down Syndrome abortion ban. Wolf vows veto

BY: - June 8, 2021

Tuesday’s vote marks the third time the House has advanced the proposal.

COMMENTARY

Roe v. Wade gave people who can get pregnant a choice about having children. Here’s how that changed their lives | Opinion

BY: - May 21, 2021

Roe v. Wade greatly improved the lives of generations of women across the U.S. in the last decades of the 20th century and early in the 21st.

COMMENTARY

There’s a pro-abortion rights case to be made for keeping the Hyde Amendment | Bruce Ledewitz

BY: - April 22, 2021

The elimination of the Hyde Amendment would energize and radicalize the anti-abortion movement.

COMMENTARY

What will a post-Trump U.S. Supreme Court look like? It might not be all that bad for liberals | Bruce Ledewitz

BY: - December 16, 2020

it is far better to leave the court alone to do its job. Even when we don’t entirely agree with the job that it does. 

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We’re future OB-GYNs. Pa. needs to drop its support for ‘crisis pregnancy’ centers | Opinion

BY: - December 15, 2020

Crisis Pregnancy Centers (CPCs) are anti-abortion organizations that claim to help pregnant people though they have been shown to  utilize misinformation to coerce, deceive, and manipulate women.

COMMENTARY

Pa. Planned Parenthood boss resigns over hostile workplace culture claims | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - December 2, 2020

Leadership at the abortion rights organization says it's committed to building a culture of inclusion and to fighting structural racism 'at all levels.'

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‘All the rights we hold dear are in jeopardy,’ famed lawyer Kathryn Kolbert warns of conservative Supreme Court | John L. Micek

BY: - October 1, 2020

A 6-3 conservative Supreme Court would result in rulings that would 'alter our understanding of constitutional law,' the famed attorney warned Thursday.

Planned Parenthood to launch $1.25M Pa. push to help Biden, down ballot Dems

BY: - July 27, 2020

The effort, which primarily focuses on lifting former Vice President Joe Biden to a victory in a state that President Donald Trump carried by barely a percentage point in 2016, kicks off Thursday.

COMMENTARY

If we’re serious about protecting religious liberty, we need universal healthcare | Bruce Ledewitz

BY: - July 15, 2020

In the interests of social peace, and the long-term protection of religious liberty, the availability of medical care must be separated from employment.