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Democratic U.S. Senate nominee John Fetterman (L) and Republican U.S. Senate nominee Mehmet Oz (R) Campaign file photos

Oz clarifies abortion views, Fetterman capitalizes on conflicting views in Senate race

BY: - September 11, 2022

Pennsylvania’s position as an abortion battleground state is taking shape in the U.S. Senate race, with John Fetterman capitalizing on conflicting statements from Mehmet Oz.

Four members of U.S. Senate unveil bipartisan bill ensuring nationwide abortion rights

BY: - August 1, 2022

Maine Republican Sen. Susan Collins, Virginia Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine, Alaska GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Arizona Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema said the measure, called the Reproductive Freedom For All Act, would protect access to abortion and contraception. 

Pa. General Assembly approves amendment package as reproductive rights advocates protest

BY: , and - July 8, 2022

Late Thursday night, the Senate Rules Committee voted along party lines to advance the bill and table a series of amendments proposed by Democrats.

Pennsylvania Capitol Building. May 24, 2022. Harrisburg, Pa. (Photo by Amanda Berg, for the Capital-Star).

Pa. Senate Republicans advance late-night constitutional amendment package on abortion, voter ID

BY: - July 8, 2022

Senate Republicans advanced a package of proposed constitutional amendments, including one related to abortion rights in Pennsylvania.

COMMENTARY

If we fail to act on women’s reproductive rights, Pa. will become the next Texas | Opinion

BY: - September 18, 2021

By Liz Hanbidge Pennsylvania is more like Texas than you think. Recently I began receiving more frequent calls about women’s reproductive rights. Such calls are not uncommon for me, but usually they relate to Pennsylvania, the commonwealth in which I serve as an elected representative. Lately, though, people mostly wanted to talk about Texas. I have […]

Watchdog group calls on Wolf, state officials to ‘terminate’ contract with anti-abortion organization

BY: - July 14, 2020

In a letter to Gov. Tom Wolf, Attorney General Josh Shapiro and Department of Human Services Secretary Teresa Miller, the group, the Campaign for Accountability, says Real Alternatives has misappropriated public funds and exploited a state program.

Pa.’s Toomey, eight GOP U.S. House lawmakers urge Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade

BY: - January 5, 2020

U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., along with eight of Pennsylvania’s Republican U.S. House members, joined with 38 senators and 168 House members, in an amicus brief calling on the high court to overturn Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey.