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Abortion-Rights Advocates: Supreme Court Decision On Buffer Zones Too VagueYesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a Massachusetts law mandating a 35-foot buffer zone around abortion clinics.
Phila. Archdiocese Sues To Block Obamacare's Contraceptives RuleThe Archdiocese of Philadelphia has filed a federal lawsuit challenging the new federal mandate that some of its affiliates allow their employees to get birth control coverage in their health insurance.
Central Pa. Company Hopes Obamacare Birth Control Provision Stays OutA group of Mennonite cabinetmakers based near Morgantown, Pa., has filed a lawsuit challenging the same birth control mandate temporarily blocked by US Supreme Court justice Sonia Sotomayor.
Phila. City Council Moves Forward With Workplace Protections for Pregnant Women"Her employer terminated her, saying she turned into 'a different person,' " said Raynelle Staley of the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations.
Attorney: Pregnancy Related Discrimination Cases On The Rise With more and more women becoming the primary breadwinner in their families, it is important to know how the workplace is addressing issues of the family, like pregnancy.
Women's Rights Advocates Delighted By Court Ruling on 'Morning After' Pill"This is a long overdue decision," says Carol Tracey, executive director of the Women's Law Project in Philadelphia.
New Pennsylvania Law Allows Expert Testimony In Sex Abuse CasesA new law in Pennsylvania will allow experts to testify at trial about the impact of sex abuse.
Sen. Casey Touts His Campus Provisions of 'Violence Against Women' ReauthorizationA measure introduced by US senator Bob Casey (D-Pa.) is intended to combat the problem of sexual violence on college campuses.
High School Athletics At An All-Time HighDespite financial challenges, there was an overall jump of 39,000-plus participants in high school athletics last year from the previous school year.
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