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Pa. Medicaid abortion case heads to state Supreme Court

BY: - October 14, 2021

If the lawsuit were to succeed in removing the ban on Medicaid-covered abortions, Pennsylvania would join a list of more than a dozen states that already cover abortions through Medicaid, including neighboring states New Jersey and New York.

Are GOP lawmakers pushing ban on transgender athletes ignoring gender inequities at home districts?

BY: - September 7, 2021

Last spring, state Rep. Barbara Gleim, R-Cumberland, introduced  HB 972 or the “Fairness in Women’s Sports Act,” touting it as a way to “protect” women’s sports, despite the absence of any scientific evidence that cisgender athletes would be displaced by, or outperformed, by transgender athletes. 

COMMENTARY

With Title IX under fire, Pa.’s anti-discrimination law may provide an alternative remedy | Opinion

BY: - May 31, 2019

Sometimes all it takes is one brave victim to fight back to benefit all of us by giving the Courts an opportunity to clarify and enforce protections.