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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.'

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.

Planned Parenthood PAC offers co-endorsement in W. Pa. House race

BY: - April 6, 2020

The decision to also endorse candidate Emily Kinkead came in "response to passionate and thoughtful feedback from our community of supporters."

Planned Parenthood PAC endorses former anti-choice lawmaker in W.Pa House race

BY: - April 4, 2020

Earlier this week Ravenstahl, who had long identified himself as and voted as a pro-life legislator, received the endorsement for the first time from Planned Parenthood PA Advocates (the political arm of the organization.

Facing skeptical lawmakers, Human Services official makes $3M pitch for funding for Planned Parenthood

BY: - February 26, 2020

In a Wednesday appearance before the Senate Appropriations Committee, Department of Human Services Secretary Teresa D. Miller assured lawmakers that the healthcare provider would have to undergo independent audits, and sign a contract to ensure that the public funds are not used for abortions.

‘The stakes have never been higher,’ Planned Parenthood boss says of 2020 battleground push

BY: - January 18, 2020

"The investment intends to fund large-scale grassroots programs and canvassing, digital, television, and radio and mail programs," CBS News reported, citing Planned Parenthood

With abortion restrictions as potential poison pill, telemedicine bill awaits next move

BY: - November 23, 2019

The language apparently limiting access to medical abortions has raised concerns among abortion rights advocates and Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf

Wolf vetoes Down syndrome abortion ban

BY: - November 21, 2019

Wolf has previously vowed to veto any attempt to restrict access to abortion if it reaches his desk.

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This Pa. woman remembers a time when abortion was illegal: ‘We’re not going back’ | John L. Micek

BY: - May 21, 2019

It's also a world that Jessica Marquez-Gates, of Cumberland County, Pa., thought she left behind a long time ago.

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Brian Sims was right, defending abortion rights is a critical fight. His tactics were all wrong | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - May 8, 2019

Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. So we have some thoughts about state Rep. Brian Sims’ most recent star turn in the national media spotlight after he posted a Twitter video of himself haranguing some protesters who’d gathered outside the offices of a Philly Planned Parenthood office last week. First up, we’ll stipulate, as our pal Victor Fiorillo, at PhillyMag, observed […]

Pa. Attorney General Josh Shapiro joins lawsuit to block Trump restrictions on family planning program

BY: - March 5, 2019

The filing comes a day after California Attorney General Xavier Becerra filed a separate federal challenge to the administration’s rule change.

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Abortions rise worldwide when the U.S. cuts family planning funding | Analysis

BY: - March 4, 2019

Abortion rates tripled in Latin America and doubled in Africa under the Bush-era 'global gag rule.' The law, which Obama repealed and Trump reinstated, cuts funding for abortion providers abroad.