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Democratic attorneys general, including Pa., urge appeals court to keep abortion pill available

BY: and - April 11, 2023

'The availability of mifepristone has been particularly critical in providing access to abortion in low-income, underserved, and rural communities where a nonmedication abortion procedure (or ‘procedural abortion’) may be unavailable,' they wrote.

Republican U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert of Colorado speaks during a debate against Republican Colorado state Sen. Don Coram at the Sky Ute Resort and Casino in Ignacio on May 26, 2022. (William Woody for Colorado Newsline)

Boebert’s remarks about rural teen pregnancies dodge a deeper truth | Heather MacDonald

BY: - March 14, 2023

Teen parents are at increased risk for poverty, hunger, domestic violence, and depression.

Remaining abortion clinics face more challenges if Texas judge limits abortion pill

BY: - March 2, 2023

'I think that women need to pick up their guns and take to the streets, and I’m serious. This is a crusade against women,' an advocate said.

House Intelligence Committee Continues Open Impeachment Hearings

U.S. House Dems’ campaign chief says GOP moderates are ducking talk on abortion, guns

BY: - June 1, 2022

As they try to protect vulnerable incumbents, Republicans also are trying to avoid alienating suburban swing voters.

U.S. House votes to decriminalize marijuana in federal law

BY: - April 1, 2022

The House voted 220-204 to approve the measure, which would fix the split between federal law and 19 states where recreational marijuana is legal.

Pa. Capitol complex closed to public because of rising COVID-19 cases

BY: - December 3, 2020

In case there was any doubt, there will be no Christmas inside the Capitol this year. On Thursday, officials at the state Department of General Services, which manages the Pennsylvania state Capitol complex and its grounds, said they were shuttering it to public access until further notice, citing rising COVID-19 caseloads. All operations for the […]


Did the assault weapons ban reduce mass shootings? Just look at the data | Opinion

BY: - August 16, 2019

By John A. Tures Former Vice President Joe Biden recently penned a New York Times column calling for the assault weapons ban to be reinstated. Critics argue that the ban did nothing to stop crime, gun violence, or mass shootings. In this column, I don’t just examine the evidence — I let you do so, […]