The future of reproductive freedom in Pennsylvania hinges on November’s races for governor and US Senate between pro-choice Democrats and anti-abortion Republicans. With just two weeks to go until Election Day, a new poll finds that a majority of voters in the commonwealth believe pro-choice lawmakers are standing up for individual freedom more than anti-abortion lawmakers.
“I’m running against by far the most dangerous and extreme candidate ever to run for governor in Pennsylvania,” Shapiro said of his opponent, Republican Doug Mastriano. “My opponent wants to strip away state law, with no exception, and we learned just about two weeks ago that he wants to charge women with murder who have an abortion.”
Despite a surge in gun deaths in Pennsylvania over the last decade, Republican lawmakers in Harrisburg and Washington have consistently voted against gun safety laws. This Election Day offers voters a chance for change.
While Doug Mastriano’s extreme positions on everything from abortion to insurrection to defunding public education have received a great deal of media attention over the course of his campaign, much less attention is being paid to his plans to decimate the conditions and wages in Pennsylvania’s workplaces. Mastriano, the GOP candidate for governor, is a...