U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade. What does that mean in Pennsylvania?

BY: - June 24, 2022

U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade. What does that mean for abortion access and reproductive rights in Pennsylvania?

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.

Abortion rights advocates. (Photo by Astrid Riecken/Getty Images).

Experts warn of the mental health toll if Roe v. Wade is overturned

BY: - June 14, 2022

On May 3, the day after Politico first reported a leaked draft opinion that showed the nation’s highest court was set to strike down the ruling, the American Psychological Association said in a statement that it was “deeply concerned” about the prospect, citing potential “harm to women’s mental health.”


Most people support abortion staying legal, but that may not matter in making law | Opinion

BY: - June 1, 2022

Americans say they generally support abortion rights. But understanding specific breakdowns of opinion across demographics, and the history of abortion beliefs, is also important.

State courts could overturn abortion bans in red states | Analysis

BY: - May 29, 2022

'We’re going to see a lot of lawsuits with outcomes that will surprise everyone,' Drexel Univ. law professor David Cohen said.

Local students and supporters taking part in a national walk-out for abortion rights in Philadelphia, PA on 5/26/22 (Photo by Daniella Heminghaus, for the Capital-Star).

Philadelphia students walk out for abortion rights

BY: - May 28, 2022

'It's very cool ...They’re not putting up with it anymore,' an onlooker said.

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.

‘Bans off our bodies’ rally planned for Pennsylvania, nationwide

BY: - May 13, 2022

The “Bans Off Our Bodies” event organized by Planned Parenthood Southeastern Pennsylvania, Planned Parenthood Keystone, and Planned Parenthood Western Pennsylvania will join nationwide efforts to defend abortion access on Saturday at 1 p.m. on the Capitol steps.


The Supreme Court shouldn’t be shrouded in secrecy | Opinion

BY: - May 11, 2022

The high court's lack of transparency translates into an absence of accountability.

Pa.’s Casey says he’ll vote for abortion rights bill

BY: - May 10, 2022

(*This story was updated at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, 5/10/22 to correctly reflect that the Senate is voting on a bill sponsored by U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn.) Pennsylvania’s senior United States senator says he’s a yes vote on a bill protecting abortion rights, handing Democrats crucial support in the narrowly divided chamber ahead of […]


There’s a path for John Roberts to save Roe. He should take it | Opinion

BY: - May 10, 2022

Chief Justice Warren Burger's vote-switch in the 1972 ruling upholding the death penalty could point the way.


Dems’ inaction helped speed the demolition of Roe v. Wade | Dick Polman

BY: - May 9, 2022

We're paying the price for decades of apathy, willfully blind to the plotted theft of women’s privacy rights.