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Restricting women’s health care

In response to the March 23 letter “Real choice,” the writer obviously did not visit and explore the Planned Parenthood website or he would know that it does offer prenatal services along with STD testing, cancer screening, birth control, pap smears, services for men and more. It does not arrange adoptions, and homes for unwed […]

No, My Constitutional Right To Abortion Did Not Cost Hillary The Election

By Katie Kablusich Yesterday, New York Times op-ed contributor and religious professor Thomas Groome popped up as the latest in a long line of bros getting it wrong at our newspaper of record about what cost Hillary the election. His take? Trump is in office right now because the uterus-having crowd and the representatives we’ve […]

How Defunding Planned Parenthood Will Devastate Poor Women, Even If They’re Pro-Life

By ELIZABETH STRASSNER After lambasting Obamcare for the past seven years, Republicans have their shot at undoing the healthcare law. On Thursday, the House of Representatives will vote on “Trumpcare,” or the American Health Care Act of 2017 (AHCA). Its passage would be a significant blow to the 2010 Affordable Care Act and would cause an […]

Planned Parenthood beseeches GOP moderates to save health care for poor women

  by Thomas Fitzgerald, Political Writer @tomfitzgerald | tfitzgerald@phillynews.com Planned Parenthood, a major provider of contraception and other preventive health care to poor women in Pennsylvania, is betting that congressional efforts to pull federal funding for those services will backfire.  Read more.