Abortion rights

States that place restrictions on abortions will prompt women to travel for the procedure, health workers say.

Reaction to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision was strong and swift.

Friday’s outcome overturning Roe v. Wade is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states.

U.S. Rep. Madeleine Dean (D-Montgomery) said the Supreme Court would turn pregnant people into ‘second class citizens’ if the draft becomes the official court ruling.

GOP gubernatorial candidates strongly support keeping or expanding Pa.’s abortion restrictions, while House and Senate leadership isn’t ruling out bills to do that.


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