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U.S. Supreme Court schedules Dec. 1 oral arguments in major abortion case

BY: - September 20, 2021

The nation’s top court announced in May that it would take up the Mississippi case. Since that announcement, the justices also voted in a 5-4 decision against preventing a more-strict Texas law from taking effect.

How Pa. lawmakers, elected officials, and U.S. Senate hopefuls reacted to Texas abortion ban

BY: - September 1, 2021

This story was updated at 9:41 a.m. on 9/2/21 with additional comments. A Texas law that would ban most abortions after six weeks of pregnancy went into effect Wednesday after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to act on an emergency request to stop it, the New York Times and other news organizations reported. It is […]

Pa.’s Toomey, eight GOP U.S. House lawmakers urge Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade

BY: - January 5, 2020

U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., along with eight of Pennsylvania’s Republican U.S. House members, joined with 38 senators and 168 House members, in an amicus brief calling on the high court to overturn Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey. 

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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.