The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

A Planned Parenthood health center is shown in Waukegan, IL on June 28, 2022.

Opinion | How to continue to support abortion providers in the coming year

By India Krug, Senior Staff Columnist January 18, 2023
Students cannot become complacent when it comes to reproductive justice, even if Democrats did well in the midterms.
State Rep. Dan Frankel, D-Allegheny.

Q&A: Dan Frankel talks abortion, Pitt’s in-state tuition discount ahead of Tuesday’s midterms

By Rebecca Johnson, Editor-in-Chief November 8, 2022
The Pitt News sat down with state Rep. Dan Frankel, who is running to retain his seat in Tuesday’s midterms, to discuss his policy platforms that impact Pitt students and other state races.
Opinion | There is a connection between abortion access and eugenics

Opinion | There is a connection between abortion access and eugenics

By Livia LaMarca, Senior Staff Columnist October 20, 2022
While one takes the right to have children away and the other forces people to have children, eugenics and abortion access are more connected than it seems.
Opinion | Be honest to students about abortion care options

Opinion | Be honest to students about abortion care options

By India Krug, Senior Staff Columnist September 15, 2022
It is important students know where to access safe and affordable abortions in the city.
A view of the Cathedral of Learning.

Opinion | First-years: You should care about Pennsylvania politics

By Paige Wasserman, Staff Columnist August 25, 2022
First-years should get politically active because pur lives depend on it.
Opinion | What a post-Roe America demands of us

Opinion | What a post-Roe America demands of us

By India Krug, Senior Staff Columnist June 28, 2022
In post-Roe America, we must commit to building a reproductive justice movement that serves people of all backgrounds and generations.
A protestor carries a sign that reads Bans Off Our Bodies outside of the City Council Building in Downtown at Fridays Womens March.

“Need to fight back”: Pittsburgh rally speaks out against the Supreme Court overruling of Roe v. Wade

By Allison Radziwon and Bella Markovitz June 25, 2022
The Supreme Court overturned the landmark court ruling of Roe v. Wade on Friday, removing constitutional protections for abortions.
Satire | Pro-lifers, what if your spouse got someone else pregnant?

Satire | Pro-lifers, what if your spouse got someone else pregnant?

By Paige Wasserman, Staff Columnist May 17, 2022
Force pro-lifers to wrestle with their beliefs by asking: What if your spouse got someone else pregnant?
A crowd gathered under the tent at Schenley Plaza at a rally for abortion rights on Wednesday evening.

Students hold rally for abortion rights as Supreme Court considers overturning Roe

By Alexandra Ross, Staff Writer December 2, 2021
Several speakers addressed a mix of roughly 40 Pitt students and other Pittsburgh residents on Wednesday evening at a rally for abortion rights, organized by Pitt’s Planned Parenthood Generation Action club.
Opinion | We need to get ready to say goodbye to Roe v. Wade

Opinion | We need to get ready to say goodbye to Roe v. Wade

By India Krug, Senior Staff Columnist September 7, 2021
I want to clarify how dire the situation truly is. The law — which went into effect on last Wednesday — bans almost all abortions after six weeks, with no exceptions for rape or incest and very narrow ones for the patient’s health.
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