Abortion pill to stay on the market until U.S. Supreme Court ruling after appeals court order
WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday the abortion pill can stay on the market, but it agreed with a lower court that ultimately use should revert to prescribing and dosage instructions that were in place before 2016 That appeals court ruling will immediately be put on hold until the U.S. Supreme Court decides […]
More out-of-state patients seeking abortion care in Pennsylvania, providers say
“What we're now seeing from our Republican colleagues are attempts to change the rules when it comes to democracy when they don't like the results that they're seeing,” Venkat said. “It goes to what type of country we're going to be and what type of democracy we're going to have.”
Study cited by Texas judge in abortion-pill case under investigation
Pharmaceutical sciences professor Chris Adkins was perusing news on his computer in December when he came across an item that fascinated him: Anti-abortion groups had sued the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to force a recall on a commonly used abortion drug. Adkins teaches future pharmacists at South University School of Pharmacy* in Savannah, Georgia. […]
Pa. Democrat proposes statewide protections for pregnant workers, building on federal PWFA
Sen. Amanda Cappelletti said the proposal is a “commonsense” bill that protects pregnant people without creating “a significant burden” on employers.
One year since Dobbs decision, the fight for reproductive care isn’t over
Without federal abortion protections, stricter policies or a total ban in Pennsylvania became real possibilities last year, despite Pennsylvanians supporting keeping abortion legal under all or some circumstances.
House Dems discuss bill to expand access to contraceptives at Delco hearing
Rep. Leanne Krueger, D-Delaware, hosted the House Democratic Policy Committee’s hearing. She announced in April that she would introduce a bill — HB 1140 — to expand access to contraceptives in Pennsylvania.
Doula nonprofit offers financial assistance for state certification
As state lawmakers in Harrisburg work to combat Pennsylvania’s maternal mortality crisis, an advocacy organization is helping doulas with the cost to obtain a state certification, a move they hope will bring more people into the field and improve maternal health outcomes across the commonwealth.
House Dems hold hearing on expanding access to reproductive health care
State Rep. Liz Fiedler, D-Philadelphia, said that with the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, and the loss of a “decades-long assurance” of care discussions about how to expand care in Pennsylvania are necessary and warranted.
Boebert’s remarks about rural teen pregnancies dodge a deeper truth | Heather MacDonald
Teen parents are at increased risk for poverty, hunger, domestic violence, and depression.
Pa.’s Shapiro among Dem governors joining reproductive rights alliance
Coalition commits to expanding access as other states introduce more restrictions.
GOP leaders in some states want to add abortion ban exceptions | Analysis
By Stephen Elliott NASHVILLE, Tenn. — With Tennessee’s so-called trigger law already on the books, the state enacted its abortion ban almost immediately after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down Roe v. Wade in June. Yet even as anti-abortion legislators and advocates celebrated, they considered how much further they could go — perhaps by barring […]
In first week as governor, Shapiro prioritizes meeting with Planned Parenthood advocates
While campaigning for governor, Josh Shapiro championed reproductive health, vowing to keep abortion legal, safe, and accessible in Pennsylvania if elected.