U.S. Senate GOP colleagues fight Tuberville hold as top military nominees trickle through
WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans are pushing back on Sen. Tommy Tuberville’s blockade of hundreds of U.S. military promotions as the upper chamber fills the remaining vacancies on the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Senators on Thursday approved Adm. Lisa Franchetti in a 95-1 vote to be the first woman to lead the U.S. Navy. Gen. David […]
Democrats seize on Oz’s ‘women, doctors, local political leaders’ abortion response
Asked how he would vote on a proposed national 15-week abortion ban, the celebrity heart surgeon said he opposes the federal government dictating abortion policies, adding that authority should rest with women, their physicians — and local politicians.
Oz clarifies abortion views, Fetterman capitalizes on conflicting views in Senate race
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
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
Late Thursday night, the Senate Rules Committee voted along party lines to advance the bill and table a series of amendments proposed by Democrats.
Pa. Senate Republicans advance late-night constitutional amendment package on abortion, voter ID
Senate Republicans advanced a package of proposed constitutional amendments, including one related to abortion rights in Pennsylvania.
If we fail to act on women’s reproductive rights, Pa. will become the next Texas | Opinion
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
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
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.