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Editorial: Murphy’s abortion hypocrisy helps no one

Editorial: Murphy’s abortion hypocrisy helps no one

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

October 4, 2017

Politicians can often debate the issues — even the most emotional ones — into a state of almost humdrum normalcy. There’s only so many times you can revisit a public outrage and still realize the issue’s real impact. One of Pennsylvania’s pro-life members of Congress appears to have reach...

Column: When abortions could save lives, Catholic hospitals fail women

Column: When abortions could save lives, Catholic hospitals fail women

By Christian Snyder / Opinions Editor

June 7, 2017

When Tamesha Means entered labor with her first child in 2016, she was only 18 weeks pregnant — not even halfway through her pregnancy. So she did the logical thing and rushed to the nearest hospital. When she arrived at the Mercy Health Partners hospital, doctors diagnosed her with preterm prem...

Supreme Court ruling sparks PA legislation

Supreme Court ruling sparks PA legislation

By Alexa Bakalarski / News Editor

July 5, 2016

The U.S. Supreme Court’s biggest abortion ruling in decades might signal changes for the Keystone State. The Supreme Court ruled 5-3 June 27 that a Texas law requiring abortion clinics to meet the same standards as ambulatory or outpatient surgical centers was medically unnecessary and unconstitutiona...

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