U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade. What does that mean in Pennsylvania?
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
Abortion is still legal in Pennsylvania. Here's what to know about the procedure and existing law in the commonwealth.
Experts warn of the mental health toll if Roe v. Wade is overturned
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
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
'We’re going to see a lot of lawsuits with outcomes that will surprise everyone,' Drexel Univ. law professor David Cohen said.
Philadelphia students walk out for abortion rights
'It's very cool ...They’re not putting up with it anymore,' an onlooker said.
Hundreds attend ‘Bans Off Our Bodies’ rally in Harrisburg
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
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
The high court's lack of transparency translates into an absence of accountability.
Pa.’s Casey says he’ll vote for abortion rights bill
(*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
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
We're paying the price for decades of apathy, willfully blind to the plotted theft of women’s privacy rights.