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Pa. Legislators Set to Vote on Country’s “Most Restrictive” Abortion Bill

Pennsylvania is already one of the nation’s toughest states on abortion – in the company of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Missouri. But on Tuesday, state legislators […]

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Creators of Abortion Comedy Gear Up for Protesters as Show’s Run Ends

Alice Yorke thinks people have a Google alert for the word “abortion.” The 31-year-old South Philly resident was well aware that her musical comedy about […]

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Cue the Protests: Philly Theater Company to Stage Musical Comedy About Abortion

Normally, when we get a press release from a local theater company about its latest work, the press release includes, you know, the name of […]

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State-Funded Anti-Abortion Group Sues Pa. Auditor General

A state-funded anti-abortion group under financial investigation has sued Pennsylvania’s auditor general. The group, Real Alternatives, alleges that auditor general Eugene DePasquale does not have the authority to investigate how […]

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Pa. Senate Passes Bill That Would Ban Abortion After 20 Weeks

Pennsylvania’s GOP-controlled Senate has passed a controversial bill that would ban abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy. 

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Mayor Kenney “Deeply Disappointed” In Donald Trump Abortion Decision

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney is speaking out against a controversial anti-abortion measure that President Donald Trump enacted today.

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Controversial Abortion Bill Passes Senate Committee

A controversial bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks – instead of the current 24 – just passed a Senate Judiciary Committee, despite Governor Tom […]

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Anti-Abortion Group Plans to Fly Massive, Graphic Banners Over Philly During DNC

  A pro-life group called Created Equal wants to fly a graphic anti-abortion banner over the city during the Democratic National Convention this month. According to a […]

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Pa. Senator Wants Abortion Regulation Law Repealed

In the wake of yesterday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling that struck down parts of an abortion regulation law in Texas, a Pennsylvania senator wants to repeal a law here that works similarly. […]

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What the Supreme Court Abortion Ruling Means for Pennsylvania

A ruling by the Supreme Court today overturning parts of an abortion regulation law in Texas has ties to Pennsylvania. The Supreme Court specifically cited […]

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Pa. House Votes for Abortion Ban After 20 Weeks

The state House approved a fast-tracked bill Tuesday that would ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. The bill, which now heads to the Senate, passed […]

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Bridging a Generation Gap on Abortion Rights

If you want to get Joan Heider going, bring up H.B. 1948, the oh-so-appropriately numbered anti-abortion bill that’s gliding through the state legislature like a […]

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Is Pa. House Rushing to Pass a Controversial Abortion Bill?

A controversial bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks is on the schedule for Wednesday’s house session, according to Steve Miskin, spokesman for Pennsylvania […]

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Bill Would Punish Harassment of Abortion Clinic Patients

Sen. Larry Farnese is pushing a bill that would punish harassment of women entering abortion clinics — and give prison sentences to anybody who injures […]

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Here’s the Problem With That Popular Planned Parenthood Defense

When attacked, it’s a natural instinct to defend oneself as quickly and succinctly as possible, to shoot down bold lies with hard facts before they […]