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‘We all have work to do’: Advocates voice opposition to Pa. amendment package

BY: - September 14, 2022

The five-part amendment package includes language to state that the Constitution does not guarantee any rights to abortion.

State officials reaffirm access to reproductive health services post-Roe | Five for the Weekend

BY: - August 13, 2022

“With the overturning of Roe v. Wade, we know that many people are confused and worried about getting the reproductive health care they need and deserve to keep themselves and their families healthy,” Department of Human Services acting Secretary Meg Snead said.

Pa. Dems, abortion advocates see parallels in Kansas abortion rights vote

BY: - August 10, 2022

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. 

Pgh Planned Parenthood workers say more support, resources needed to keep up with demand

BY: - July 27, 2022

'Right now, if you wanted to get an appointment for an abortion, we’re scheduling for October,' one clinic worker said.

Protesters picket top Pa. House leader’s office over proposed constitutional amendment on abortion

BY: - July 14, 2022

'This bill will enshrine discrimination into our Constitution,' Lindsey Maulin, of Planned Parenthood Southeastern Pennsylvania said.

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Why the GOP’s amendment gambit on abortion might backfire | John L. Micek

BY: - July 8, 2022

Enraged Pennsylvanians just got a purpose-built focus for their anger -- and there's an election coming up

Abortion is still legal in Pennsylvania. What to know about existing requirements, access

BY: - June 17, 2022

Abortion is still legal in Pennsylvania. Here's what to know about the procedure and existing law in the commonwealth.

Hundreds attend ‘Bans Off Our Bodies’ rally in Harrisburg

BY: - May 14, 2022

With “bans off our bodies” as their rallying cry, organizers and lawmakers urged Pennsylvanians to voice opposition to a series of proposed restrictions on abortion circulating the Republican-controlled General Assembly and vote in the current election cycle.

‘Abortion rights are always on the ballot.’ Advocates issue a call to action ahead of 2022 election

BY: - February 11, 2022

More than a dozen state legislatures have imagined a post-Roe era, with bills to limit abortion access. And if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns the landmark case, more could follow.

COMMENTARY

With abortion amendment, Pa. GOP has given up on legislating | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - January 26, 2022

On Tuesday, a state Senate panel got the ball rolling on legalized discrimination against half the commonwealth's population.

COMMENTARY

On Roe v. Wade’s anniversary, an open letter to my past self | Signe Espinoza

BY: - January 23, 2022

Roe was never the inspiring solution so many of us annually paraded it as: it was only ever a ladder to which the poor – a classification that so often coincided with communities of color – were denied access.

New Planned Parenthood of W.Pa CEO says she’s ready to fight for abortion rights

BY: - January 19, 2022

Sydney Etheredge, the first new CEO in nearly 40 years, warns Pittsburghers not to become complacent.