Health Care

PCC Podcast for 2-8-22; Both Parts!

Todays PCC Podcast comes in 2 parts! Part 1 focuses here on yesterday’s PA Senate committee hearing on the prospect of legalizing adult-use cannabis. https://fb.watch/b3OL-NAvIe/ Part 2 of today’s PCC Podcast has a quick wrap and lawmaker reaction to the Governor’s budget address. htt
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Sister Clare Christi Schiefer Honored For 39 Years of Service to PCC

Here is text of the speech given in tribute of Sister Clare: We gather this evening to honor the 39 years of service that Sister Clare Christi Schiefer has given to PCC through the PCHA. Since 1982, Sister Clare Christi has worked to give voice to the Church in a variety of health car
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PCC Podcast: 8-9-21

Our latest PCC Podcast is a recap of Friday’s PA Senate hearing on the return to school amid the continued threat of the COVID virus. Very entertaining and informative hearing. https://fb.watch/7hbikYuItd/
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Talking with Dauphin Co. Coroner Graham Hetrick About the Opioid Epidemic

The PA Catholic Conference is doing a number of stories in the community this summer that go with our legislative efforts during the year.  Here we feature comments from Dauphin Co. Coroner Graham Hetrick about the ongoing opioid crisis. We talked with Dauphin Co. Coroner Graham Hetri
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The Need for the Fetal Remains Law in PA

On a very recent trip to the University of Notre Dame, I looked into what lies behind Indiana’s Fetal Remains Law. A similar measure passed the PA House last month after some heated debate between pro-life and pro-abortion lawmakers. We’re hoping the Senate takes up the bill when they
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Talking With PA Rep. Russ Diamond About Vaccine Requirements and Critical Race Theory

Rep. Russ Diamond talks about what led him to introduce House Bill 1532, which would call for a ban on the teaching of Critical Race Theory in PA schools. Diamond joins Rep. Barbara Gleim in sponsoring the measure, saying CRT is divisive in nature. @PAHouseGOP @russdiamond pic.twitter
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PA Lawmakers Return to Harrisburg; Pro-Life Bills on the Agenda

 The PA House and Senate are back in Harrisburg on Monday after a week away from full sessions. The Pennsylvania Catholic Conference will be watching a number of bills that we have been supporting, including three pro-life issues that will be up for second reading in the House. (There
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Pro-Life Bills Set for Vote on Tuesday

On Tuesday morning the PA House Health Committee will meet to vote on these three pro-life bills.  
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PCC CALLS FOR END TO EXPERIMENTS WITH ABORTED BABIES

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The PA Catholic Conference (PCC) today called on the University of Pittsburgh to stop all experiments with aborted babies and for Pennsylvania lawmakers to open a full investigation into the extent of this practice. “We are horrified by reports that researchers at th
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