Health Care

PA Catholic Conference Applauds Committee Passage of HB 253

The PCC applauds Tuesday’s passage of House Bill 253 by Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Bradford, Tioga) by the PA House Children & Youth Committee. We were there for the proceedings and shared these postings on social media.   Congrats to Rep. Clint Owlett for today’s unanimous P
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PA House Health Committee Holds Second Hearing on Abortion

The PA House Health Committee Wednesday morning held its second hearing in abortion. They heard from advocates on both sides of the issue. We were there at the Capitol and shared these updates on social media. Just underway at the PA Capitol…the second public hearing before the
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PCC ISSUES STATEMENT ON VACCINE

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Catholic Conference today responded to questions that many people have asked about whether it is permissible to receive the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. When people have no choice about which COVID vaccine to receive, it is morally acceptable to re
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PCC Condemns Campaign by Planned Parenthood on Home Abortions

(our release that went out Wednesday, 1-13-21) HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Catholic Conference today condemned a campaign by Planned Parenthood to encourage and facilitate abortion procedures in the home. The pro-abortion group is looking to use telehealth visits to prescribe p
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PCC 2020 REVIEW–COVID Relief

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PA Rep. Dan Miller working on education equality, keeping people in their homes and hosting a virtual “Disability and Mental Health Summit”

The current two-year legislative term is set to expire in just a matter of days, but preparations have already begun for the next term, which will begin in January.  All four state caucuses in Harrisburg have elected their leadership for the next session. Among those that were selecte
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Proposed PA Senate Bill Would Use Federal Money to Pay for Nurses in Non-public Schools

The PA Catholic Conference has been working for years to make sure that school districts in Pennsylvania provide nursing services for non-public school students. That includes Catholic schools, of course. We’ve been getting resistance along the way, even though the state require
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PCC Looking To Rally Support For Bill To Help Prevent Suicide

(PA Rep. Dawn Keefer is pictured)   The PA Catholic Conference is looking to rally support for HB 1827, which is sponsored by Rep. Dawn Keefer (R-York) and is better known as “Shawn’s Law.” House Bill 1827 is now in the Senate Judiciary Committee. We are hoping there will be enou
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PCC Applauds Supreme Court Rulings That Reaffirm Religious Liberties

  The Pennsylvania Catholic Conference applauds the Supreme Court’s decisions in Little Sisters of the Poor v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and in Our Lady of Guadalupe School v. Morrissey-Berru and St. James Catholic School v. Biel. In both cases, the Court reaffirmed the
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