State Senate Passes Down Syndrome Abortion Ban BillPennsylvania's Senate is taking up debate on a bill to outlaw abortions because of a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome, although it faces a veto on Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf's desk.
Two Pennsylvania Lawmakers Introduce 'Heartbeat Bill'Two state lawmakers have introduced a "heartbeat bill" that would ban abortions if a heartbeat is detected.
2 Pennsylvania Lawmakers Plan To Introduce Heartbeat BillRepublican Senators Doug Mastriano and Stephanie Borowicz of Central Pennsylvania plan to propose legislation that forbids doctors from performing an abortion if a fetal heartbeat is detected.
Court Upholds Abortion Clinic 15-Foot Buffer, OKs 'Peaceful' ContactA federal appeals court is upholding a Pittsburgh ordinance that creates a 15-foot buffer zone against protests outside abortion clinics and is also allowing "sidewalk counseling" within that zone.
Ruling Leaves Ohio Ban On Down Syndrome Abortions On HoldA federal appeals court has upheld a judge's decision to put on hold an Ohio law prohibiting doctors from performing abortions based on a fetal diagnosis of Down syndrome.
Hotel Offers Free Stays For Women From States With Restrictive Abortion BansA hotel in Michigan is offering free lodging and transportation for women who are seeking to have an abortion but live in states that have restricted access to the procedure.
Pennsylvania Among States Suing Over Rule Allowing Clinicians To Refuse AbortionsThe rule would let health care clinicians object to providing abortions and other services that conflict with their moral or religious beliefs.
Gov. Tom Wolf Vows To Veto Any Legislation Banning AbortionGov. Tom Wolf is speaking out against the recent bans on abortion across the country, saying he would veto any similar legislation in Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania House Launches Another Effort To Outlaw Down Syndrome AbortionsPennsylvania's House of Representatives is launching another effort to outlaw abortions because of a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome.
Pa. Democratic State Rep. Promises To 'Do Better' After Berating Anti-Abortion DemonstratorA Pennsylvania state lawmaker who's drawn criticism for a recording of himself berating an anti-abortion demonstrator outside a Planned Parenthood clinic is promising to "do better."
DA Zappala Vows To Protect Abortion RightsA district attorney in Pennsylvania says should Roe v. Wade be overturned, he would not prosecute any women or medical professionals for seeking or performing safe abortion services.
Pennsylvania House Votes To Ban Abortions For Down Syndrome A proposal to prohibit abortions in Pennsylvania when the sole reason is that the fetus has or may have Down syndrome is headed to the state Senate.
Former Rep. Murphy's Mistress Says Inclement Weather Kept Her From Filing Paperwork To Run For OfficeA woman whose affair with a married eight-term Pennsylvania congressman that led to his resignation says bad weather prevented her from filing paperwork on time to run for a U.S. House seat in Pittsburgh.
Pa. House & Senate Bills Propose Changes To Abortion Law In Cases Of Down SyndromeA large rally was held in Harrisburg on Monday, focusing on people living with Down syndrome and new proposed changes to Pennsylvania's abortion law.
West Virginia House Opposes Constitutional Abortion RightsWest Virginia's House has voted to end abortion rights under the state constitution.