Pa. Dems, abortion advocates see parallels in Kansas abortion rights vote
The constitutional amendment, which was defeated by Kansas voters by a 60-40 margin last week, would have ended the right to an abortion in the state, according to the Kansas Reflector.
In Philly, maternal mortality, health care inequities take center stage at abortion access hearing
The hearing, the second in a series of meetings about reproductive healthcare in Pennsylvania, focused on the impact abortion bans would have on Pennsylvania’s maternal mortality rate and the implications for OB-GYN physicians, as well as how advocates and providers are faring with an influx of out-of-state patients.
These are the reproductive health bills currently before Pa.’s General Assembly
While both chambers of Pennsylvania’s General Assembly are controlled by Republicans, Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf, frequently has been the decider of reproductive health policy in Pennsylvania.
Pa. Medicaid abortion case heads to state Supreme Court
If the lawsuit were to succeed in removing the ban on Medicaid-covered abortions, Pennsylvania would join a list of more than a dozen states that already cover abortions through Medicaid, including neighboring states New Jersey and New York.
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 […]