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Pennsylvania | In the News

Featured Blogs
"43 Years After Roe v. Wade, It's Back to the Supreme Court To Block a Dangerous Sham Law Out of Texas" (Northup, Salon, 1/26); "How the Nationwide Crusade Against Planned Parenthood Is Failing, in One Map" (Culp-Ressler, "ThinkProgress," Center for American Progress, 1/26).

Featured Blog
"Preventing the Next Kermit Gosnell," David Cohen et al., Slate's "XX Factor" (Cohen, "XX Factor," Slate, 1/15).

Report: Nearly 50 Measures Restricting Repro Health Passed in 2015
States passed about 50 restrictions on reproductive health care in 2015, according to a new report from the Center for Reproductive Rights, The Hill reports.

States Can Combat Antiabortion-Rights Restrictions by Protecting Patient-Provider Relationship
Pennsylvania and several other states have proposed measures that aim to protect "women's access to evidence-based health care" in response to an increase in antiabortion-rights laws targeting the patient-provider relationship, according to a new issue brief in Newsweek from the National Partnership for Women & Families and the Center for American Progress.

Okla. Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments over Antiabortion-Rights Law
An Oklahoma Supreme Court referee on Tuesday heard oral arguments in a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a state law (SB 642) that imposes multiple restrictions on abortion providers and patients, AP/KJRH reports.

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Pennsylvania | In the Courts

This section provides a brief overview of significant cases impacting reproductive rights and health in Pennsylvania.

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