Monday, September 19, 2011

New Site on PA Women's Health Legislation

There are two bills moving through the state legislature that will dramatically limit the access Pennsylvania women have to reproductive health.  A new website, We've Had Enough, provides fact sheets for the two bills.

SB 732 would force free-standing abortion providers to be regulated as Ambulatory Surgical Facilities (ASF) which require burdensome and unnecessary structural and staffing changes.   

SB 3 would ban insurance companies participating in the yet-to-be established state health insurance exchange from offering abortion coverage. 

There will be a rally in Harrisburg on Tuesday, Sept. 27th, at 11:30.

The website points out that in the first six months of 2011, Pennsylvania lawmakers spent 30% of their days at the Capitol working to restrict access to safe, legal abortion.

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