planned-parenthood

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.

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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.

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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.

Pa. reproductive rights advocates rally as U.S. Supreme Court reviews Mississippi abortion law

BY: - December 1, 2021

With a 6-3 conservative majority on the U.S. Supreme Court, a ruling could overturn Roe v. Wade and set a new precedent for abortion access in the United States.

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DNC, Planned Parenthood launch major Pa. blitz ahead of Nov. 2 election | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - October 22, 2021

A pair of six-figure buys are a reminder that there's no such thing as the off-season in U.S. politics.

As Harrisburg Republicans craft fall agenda, their allies are asking for more

BY: - September 23, 2021

Abortion opponents, gun right advocates, and spending hawks are all pushing for their proposals to be front and center

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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.