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House Votes to Restrict Abortions

HARRISBURG " The state House passed a proposal Tuesday night to shorten the period during which a woman may have a legal abortion, sending the measure to Gov. Tom Wolf, who has said he will veto it.

The proposal would make abortions illegal after 20 weeks ...

Posted on 13 December 2017 Keep Reading...

Just What the Doctor Ordered

While the Republican Congress remains paralyzed over how to repeal and replace Obamacare, recent activity among two of the healthcare industry’s largest players could signal a new approach to delivering access to affordable healthcare. CVS, the nation’s largest pharmacy chain, recently ...

Posted on 13 December 2017 Keep Reading...

City Cooperation Key to Fixing PWSA

The roots of the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority’s (PWSA) management and operational miasma are as deep as they are troubling. Which is a very sad commentary on the city’s elected and appointed leaders.

The PWSA’s dubious history has been ...

Posted on 13 December 2017 Keep Reading...

The Problem of Net Neutrality

On November 21, the Federal Communications Commission announced plans to revisit its Obama-era internet regulations. It seems likely that the resulting vote will repeal the policies often referred to as net neutrality. The name is, perhaps, misleading; to support net neutrality is to support ...

Posted on 12 December 2017 Keep Reading...

Wolf's Re-election Chances

Will Pennsylvania’s Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf win a second term in the rapidly approaching 2018 statewide election? Or will he become another “one term Tom,” losing his bid for a second term, as did his immediate predecessor, Republican Tom Corbett.

Since a constitutional change in ...

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Ex-Lawmaker Gets House Arrest

PITTSBURGH (AP) " A former Pennsylvania lawmaker has been sentenced to 18 months of house arrest for his role in an illegal gambling machine operation.

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that Marc Gergely was also ordered Monday to spend three years on ...

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State Rep. Haggerty Missses 21st Day

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) " Absences by a Pennsylvania state lawmaker who has missed every session day since July are raising objections from a fellow House member.

Monday’s absence by Democratic Rep. Kevin Haggerty of Lackawanna County was recorded as ...

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Harassment Rooted in Inequality

With the floodgates open on accusations of sexual harassment (and worse) following the bombshell report that surfaced in October about Harvey Weinstein and the subsequent tidal wave of cases that have spotlighted purported male lechery and illegitimate and illegal workplace conduct, it appears that ...

Posted on 11 December 2017 Keep Reading...

PA Pro-Life Federation News

ONLINE NEWS
December 11, 2017

Help Us End
Dismemberment Abortions!!!

By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director
Gallagher@paprolife.org

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives is expected to vote this week on ...

Posted on 11 December 2017 Keep Reading...

Bill of Rights: Fact or Fiction?

The case of Second Lt Spenser Rapone, West Point graduate and US Army officer, has raised to the forefront a number of issues relative to our military, our Bill of Rights, and our common defense.

Lt. Rapone is the West Point graduate who displayed, while in ...

Posted on 7 December 2017 Keep Reading...

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