Posts Categorized: abortion

Op-Ed: This program offers real choices for women

July 24, 2020 | 1 comment | Posted in abortion, pro-life | Tags:

By: Alexis Stefani and Thomas Shaheen

Pennsylvania has a history of supporting alternatives to abortion – and for good reason. Planned Parenthood and the abortion industry preach how they want women to make their own decision about a pregnancy. This … Read more

Little Sisters, Religious Freedom Win at SCOTUS despite PA AG Shapiro’s Legal Attack

July 8, 2020 | No comments | Posted in abortion, Religious Freedom | Tags:

(HARRISBURG, PA – July 8, 2020) Pennsylvania Family Institute applauds today’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Little Sisters of the Poor v Pennsylvania, a case dealing with religious exemption to the HHS mandate requiring coverage of abortion-causing drugs in employer-sponsored … Read more

Profits Before Safety: SCOTUS Sides with Abortionists Over Women’s Health [Press Release]

June 29, 2020 | No comments | Posted in abortion, Supreme Court | Tags: , , ,

(HARRISBURG, PA) Pennsylvania Family Institute is disappointed by today’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Russo v June Medical Services LLC, striking down a Louisiana law aimed at protecting women’s health at abortion clinics.

“This is a terrible day for women’s … Read more

Is Pittsburgh saying this is more dangerous than COVID-19?

May 19, 2020 | No comments | Posted in abortion | Tags:

By: Jeremy Samek

In Pittsburgh, authorities suggest that keeping a distance of 6 feet from others should help keep one safe from COVID-19, a highly contagious disease.  However, the city requires no less than two and a half times that … Read more

PA March for Life: Login for Life – Live on Monday, May 18

May 12, 2020 | No comments | Posted in abortion, Life | Tags:

PA March for Life: Login for Life – May 18th @ 12 noonClick here to RSVPSpecial Guest: Ryan Bomberger (founder, The Radiance Foundation)

Question: Governor Tom Wolf has vetoed several good pieces of pro-life legislation, such as … Read more

AG Josh Shapiro Takes Little Sisters of the Poor Back to Court

May 5, 2020 | 2 comments | Posted in abortion, Life | Tags: , ,

Despite a Supreme Court victory in 2016, a group of Catholic nuns serving the elderly are back at the Supreme Court after Pennsylvania’s Attorney General Josh Shapiro brought another lawsuit attempting to force them into violating their religious beliefs. 

The … Read more

Governor Wolf vetoes telemedicine bill, puts abortion over the well-being of all Pennsylvanians

April 29, 2020 | 37 comments | Posted in abortion, pro-life | Tags: , , , ,

Senate Bill 857 advances safe telemedicine that’s aligned with good science. Expanding abortion should never be used as a wedge issue to respond to the COVID-19 healthcare crisis.

Despite the Pennsylvania State Senate and State House passing a safe telemedicine … Read more

Estimated 1,700 abortions by Planned Parenthood in PA during Governor Wolf’s ban on elective surgery

April 28, 2020 | 4 comments | Posted in abortion, Life | Tags:

On March 19, Governor Tom Wolf issued his “life-sustaining businesses” list, which, in part, prohibited all elective surgical procedures by hospitals as well as ambulatory surgical facilities:

Planned Parenthood is considered an ambulatory surgical facility in Pennsylvania. Their affiliated PAC … Read more

Telemedicine Bill is Right for Pennsylvania at the Right Time. Governor Wolf Should Sign It Immediately.

April 21, 2020 | 1 comment | Posted in abortion | Tags:

Senate Bill 857 will significantly and safely increase access to health care options for medical professionals and patients across our Commonwealth. 

(HARRISBURG, PA – April 21, 2020) The Pennsylvania Family Institute thanks the State Senate for passing SB 857, a … Read more

Tell Governor Wolf to Sign Bipartisan Telemedicine Bill Into Law

April 21, 2020 | 1 comment | Posted in abortion | Tags: , ,

Contact Governor Wolf to sign this bill: Email | Twitter | Facebook

Governor Tom Wolf has another critical decision to make in the fight against COVID-19. He can:

Sign into law (or allow to become law without his signature) bipartisan… Read more