The Alabama court’s ruling effectively bans women from using in vitro fertilization (IVF), a popular procedure for women who have trouble conceiving, to start a family, and the effects of that ruling are starting to seep into Pennsylvania’s upcoming Senate race between US Sen. Bob Casey and Republican challenger Dave McComick.
President Joe Biden took Trump to task for his support of a nationwide abortion ban and his role in repealing Roe v. Wade, criticizing him for “taking away women’s freedom,” putting women’s lives in danger, and unleashing “cruelty and chaos all across America.”
The League urges legislators to show their support for state-level bills that enhance reproductive healthcare choices, such as HB1888 proposing an amendment to the PA Constitution protecting reproductive liberty.
Project 2025, a conservative blueprint for a second Trump administration, calls for the Justice Department to start enforcing the Comstock Act of 1873. The old law bans the mailing of “anything designed, adapted, or intended for producing abortion,” which could include medical instruments.
Pennsylvania State Senator Amanda Cappelletti explained the impact storytelling has when it comes to protecting reproductive rights at a roundtable in Harrisburg last month. “Storytelling humanizes people,” Cappelletti told The Keystone in an interview. Cappelletti...
“Storytelling humanizes people,” Cappelletti said in an interview with The Keystone last week.
According to Planned Parenthood, volunteer patient escorts are the first line of defense for abortion rights, serving as a buffer between a patient and protestors outside the clinic.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court also issued a decision forcing a lower court to take up a challenge to the commonwealth banning Medicaid funds to cover abortion costs.
Gov. Josh Shapiro joined local and national leaders from Planned Parenthood, members of the Women’s Health Caucus and reproductive rights advocates in Harrisburg on Friday to talk about the state of reproductive rights in Pennsylvania. Shapiro stated that his job is...
The new program uses funding from the now-canceled contract with an anti-abortion group to provide healthcare services to pregnant and parenting women.