abortion-rights

COMMENTARY

Politics, abortion and the false consensus effect. Why it matters | Opinion

BY: - July 18, 2023

We would all be wise to remember that our views are often not shared by most other people.

Kansans for and against the Constitutional Amendment on Abortion hold up signs along 135th Street on August 01, 2022 in Olathe, Kansas. (Photo by Kyle Rivas/Getty Images)

Positive polling, past successes don’t guarantee victory for abortion rights at the ballot box

BY: - July 3, 2023

In several states, Republicans are adjusting rules to scramble the political calculus.

COMMENTARY

Say no to the status quo: It’s time to fight for a better post-Roe Pennsylvania | Tara Murtha

BY: - June 29, 2023

We’re relieved abortion is still legal in Pennsylvania, but this is not time to rest in relief.

Members of the crowd bow their heads in prayer at the start of the Faith & Freedom Road to Majority conference at the Washington Hilton on June 23, 2023. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Where the GOP presidential candidates stand on national abortion bans, restrictions

BY: - June 27, 2023

Here's a look at the 2024 field -- as it currently stands.

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In the year since Dobbs, we’ve learned who’s pro-life and who isn’t | Opinion

BY: - June 27, 2023

For some who claim to represent us, such as U.S. Rep. Scott Perry, the right to life apparently ends at birth.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — People protest in response to the Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Organization ruling in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on June 24, 2022, in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Brandon Bell/Getty Images)

A year after Dobbs: Congress takes a back seat on federal abortion policy

BY: - June 20, 2023

Congress has not enacted federal legislation to either preserve reproductive rights or to restrict abortion.

Abortion rights advocates. (Photo by Astrid Riecken/Getty Images).

Small, rural communities have become abortion access battlegrounds

BY: - May 24, 2023

Extreme variations in abortion policy from state to state are the new normal, and local challenges are 'what we’re in for,' a Temple University legal scholar said.

Pa.’s Rep. Scanlon: ‘No place’ for threats, violence no matter where you stand on abortion access

BY: - May 19, 2023

WASHINGTON — Republicans at a U.S. House hearing aired frustration with the Department of Justice this week for what they contended is a lack of enforcement of a Clinton-era law that protects access to reproductive health care at anti-abortion pregnancy centers and abortion clinics. GOP lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee expressed anger the Federal […]

Biden endorses Democratic nominee in DelCo special election for control of the Pa. House

BY: - May 15, 2023

President Joe Biden has endorsed Heather Boyd, the Democratic nominee in a consequential special election for a suburban Philadelphia seat in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. The race between Democrat Heather Boyd and Republican Katie Ford in the 163rd Legislative District in Delaware County will determine which party controls the General Assembly and holds the […]

An ultrasound image of Jennifer Adkins’ 12-week-old fetus that was diagnosed with Turner syndrome and hydrops fetalis, two defects that are often fatal to the fetus and dangerous for the pregnant person to carry. Adkins had to seek an abortion in Oregon because, like 13 other states across the country, Idaho has a near-total ban on abortions without exceptions provided to preserve the health of the pregnant person. (Courtesy of Jennifer Adkins)

Post-Roe abortion bans force pregnant people with life-threatening complications to travel

BY: - May 10, 2023

Idaho woman traveled to Oregon to terminate pregnancy with fatal fetal anomalies.   

Pa. Gov. Shapiro: U.S. Supreme Court ruling on abortion pill is a ‘relief,’ but a ‘long road ahead’

BY: , and - April 21, 2023

'As long as I serve the people of Pennsylvania, I will always protect your freedom to choose,' Shapiro said.