Stories tagged: "Roe"

A crowd protesting the overturning of Roe V. Wade by the Supreme Court holds a rally outside the City-County Building in downtown Pittsburgh, Friday, June 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
How Pennsylvania Lawmakers Worked to Protect or Block Abortions in the Past Session

With abortion rights being determined at the state level, Democratic lawmakers have introduced bills to protect that right, but their efforts have been blocked by the GOP majorities in Harrisburg.

Dr. Denise Johnson, the Acting Secretary and Physician General of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, speaking before the House and Senate Policy committees Tuesday, July 19, 2022. (Courtesy: Pennsylvania House of Representatives).
PA Secretary of Health Talks About the Reality of Women’s Healthcare Post-Roe

In a hearing before Democratic lawmakers, Pennsylvania’s Secretary of Health testified to the “facts and fictions” of a post-Roe Pennsylvania and what could happen if abortion access is restricted in the state. 

Republican Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01)
Support for PA Republicans Plummets in New Post-Roe Poll

According to a new survey conducted by Public Policy Polling, Pennsylvania swing district Republican Brian Fitzpatrick will lose his seat in Pennsylvania’s 1st Congressional District if voters in the district become aware of his anti-choice stance on abortion.

Women's rights advocates demonstrate against recent abortion bans in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Republican Candidates Threaten Pro-Choice Commonwealth Policies

Democratic candidates for Governor and Senate have been equally forceful in their public support for abortion access, while their opponents in the GOP are universally against the right.