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How Pennsylvania’s Latest Anti-Abortion Bill Fits Into Anti-Roe Strategy

Just one day before Alabama governor Kay Ivey signed the country’s strictest anti-abortion bill into law this week — bringing a fierce abortion rights debate […]

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Scenes From the Planned Parenthood Protest in Philadelphia

They wanted to stop abortion. And quite a few of them wanted to make America great again, too. Hundreds of anti-abortion activists swarmed Planned Parenthood at 12th and […]

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Anti-Abortion Activists Plan to Converge on Philly Planned Parenthood on Friday

One week after Pennsylvania Rep. Brian Sims released a controversial video of himself angrily confronting a protester he termed an “old white lady” outside the […]

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Brian Sims Berates “Old White Lady” Protesting at Philly Planned Parenthood

Brian Sims is not a man to just quietly work toward his legislative goals in Harrisburg, where he’s served as a state representative since 2012. […]

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The Kermit Gosnell Movie Opens Today — Not Without Controversy, Of Course

It’s been more than four years since over $2 million was raised through crowdfunding to make a Kermit Gosnell movie, and today, that film finally […]

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Reports: Anti-Abortionists Leaving Graphic Flyers in KOP Wegmans Products

Two King of Prussia Wegmans customers say they were stunned this month when they found graphic anti-abortion flyers in products they purchased from the grocery store. […]

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Wolf Firm, Wagner Wavers on Vetoing Abortion Ban, If Roe Fails

Donald Trump’s pro-life Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, awaits confirmation in Congress, and the viability of Roe v. Wade will soon be on the table. […]

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South Philly Diner Takes On the NRA, Pro-Lifers, and Donald Trump

While most local businesses tend to stay out of polarizing political issues, there’s one South Philadelphia restaurant that isn’t shy about letting the world know […]

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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 […]