Status: House Bill 321 passed the PA House on May 14, 2019 by a 117-76 vote. Bill was referred to the PA Senate Health and Human Services committee.
Summary: The Down Syndrome Protection Act would stop any child from being aborted solely due to a diagnosis of Down syndrome.
Help stop human trafficking in PA – Pass the Buyer Beware Act
Status: Senate Bill 60 passed the Judiciary Committee on June 11, 2019 with a 14-0 vote. Still awaiting a vote by the full PA Senate. House Bill 12 was referred to the PA House Judiciary committee.
Summary: The Buyer Beware Act – Senate Bill 60 and House Bill 12 – would do three things: 1) Increase criminal charges against traffickers, 2) Increase subsequent fines and 3) Expand the definitions of the offense. Click here to take action.
Freedom to Counsel in Allegheny County
Status: Proposed in Allegheny County.
Summary: This ordinance is unnecessary and does not eliminate abusive or forced therapy practices, which are already prohibited for counselors. Instead, it endangers freedom of speech.