Abortion Laws

(Demonstrators hold signs on Broad Street in support of the US Supreme Court's 1973 decision that legalized abortion under certain circumstances.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

42nd Anniversary of ‘Roe v. Wade’ Marked by Philadelphia Pro-Choice and Anti-Abortion Groups

At lunchtime today on South Broad Street in center city Philadelphia, abortion rights activists rallied on the median.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/22/2015

(The Pennsylvania Capitol. Credit: Getty Images)

Pa. Lawmakers Want State To Refuse Obamacare’s Abortion Coverage

A state senate committee in Harrisburg has given its approval to a bill that would have Pennsylvania opt out of abortion coverage as part of the new federal health care law taking effect.

04/10/2013

(The West Philadelphia abortion clinic of Dr. Kermit Gosnell.  File photo)

New Law For Abortion Clinics Goes Into Effect Tuesday

Nearly all of the state’s abortion clinics are expected to remain open under a tougher law that raises surgical standards as a response to grotesque conditions discovered at a Philadelphia clinic two years ago, state officials said Monday.

06/18/2012

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