Stories tagged: "Doug Mastriano"


State Sen. Doug Mastriano, R-Franklin, a Republican candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania, speaks at a primary night election gathering in Chambersburg, Pa., Tuesday, May 17, 2022. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Doug Mastriano on SCOTUS Overturning Roe v. Wade: ‘A Triumph for Innocent Life’

Mastriano was among the Pennsylvania lawmakers who offered their opinion after the Supreme Court’s historic decision to let the states rule on reproductive rights.

A celebration outside the Supreme Court, Friday, June 24, 2022, in Washington. The Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly 50 years — a decision by its conservative majority to overturn the court's landmark abortion cases. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
With Roe v. Wade Overturned, What Does That Mean For Abortion Rights in Pennsylvania?

The US Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade means abortion rights will be determined at the state level. While abortion remains legal in Pennsylvania, the future of reproductive rights in the commonwealth is uncertain.

Pennsylvania state Sen. Doug Mastriano, R-Franklin, takes part in a state Senate committee hearing at the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., Tuesday, April 5, 2022. (AP Photo/Marc Levy)
Doug Mastriano’s Plan to Combat School Shootings? Arm Pennsylvania Teachers

The Republican candidate for governor plans to introduce a bill that would allow school employees to carry guns on school grounds.

State Sen. Doug Mastriano and former state Rep. Rick Saccone, outside the US Capitol, Jan. 6, 2021 (Facebook screen grab).
New Photos and Video Appear to Show Mastriano Was More Involved in Jan. 6 Riots Than He’s Admitted

As scrutiny increases on Doug Mastriano’s participation in the Jan. 6 insurrection and his efforts to overturn the 2020 election, new evidence suggests he was at the Capitol when things turned violent.

Pennsylvania state Sen. Doug Mastriano, (R-Franklin), speaks to supporters of President Donald Trump as they demonstrate outside the Pennsylvania State Capitol, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Harrisburg, Pa., after Democrat Joe Biden defeated Trump to become 46th president of the United States. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Lincoln Project Takes Aim At Mastriano’s Election Lies

In a new ad targeting GOP conspiracy theorist and Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidate Doug Mastriano, The Lincoln Project is turning up the heat and saying the word that many Pennsylvania voters have been using in diners and coffee shops across the state: Traitor.

(Jacquelyn Martin/Associated Press)
Mastriano Campaign Hires Trump Conspiracy Theorist Jenna Ellis

Ellis is best known for several appearances with Rudy Giuliani in front of state legislatures in an attempt to sway the states to decertify the 2020 election results.

John Helpburn, poses for a photo on Friday, June 10, 2022, in Morrisville, Pa. Helpburn said he missed the congressional hearings on the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection because he was working overtime at his state job on Thursday. But, he said, he would have watched the hearing if he were off. He was ambivalent about what effect the hearings might have. He said high gas and grocery prices were weighing on him most. (AP photo/Mike Catalini)
Jan. 6 Hearing Doesn’t Change Many Minds in Bucks County

Among more than a dozen voters interviewed — in coffee shops, stores, and by phone — residents of the sprawling battleground county that borders Philadelphia and stretches up near the Lehigh Valley dismissed the first televised hearing as "rubbish," or simply did not watch.