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PCC Press Release on PA Senate Passage of Telemedicine Bill

PCC APPLAUDS PA SENATE FOR PASSING TELEMEDICINE BILL IN SAFE FORM     HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Catholic Conference today applauded the PA Senate passage of Senate Bill 857–Telemedicine– in a form that retains current protections against dangerous drugs identified
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PCC Thanks State Senators for Calling Out Planned Parenthood for Performing Abortions During Crisis

PENNSYLVANIA CATHOLIC CONFERENCE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 16, 2020                                                     Contact: Al Gnoza   717-585-1548   PCC THANKS STATE SENATORS WHO CALL FOR HALT OF PLANNED PARENTHOOD’S ABORTION SERVICES DURING ELECTIVE PROCEDURE BAN   HAR
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PCC Statement on Planned Parenthood Reportedly Continuing Abortion Services During Coronavirus Crisis

PCC CRITICIZES PLANNED PARENTHOOD FOR PROVIDING ABORTION SERVICES DURING ELECTIVE PROCEDURE BAN   HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Catholic Conference today criticized Planned Parenthood for continuing to provide abortion services, despite the fact that Governor Wolf has issued an o
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PCC and Legislators Monitor Budget Hearings

The PA Catholic Conference has been keeping its eye on the budget hearings in Harrisburg, which have been going on for a couple of weeks now. The different departments in the Wolf Administration are going before the House and Senate Appropriations Committees to explain– and many
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Pro-Life Lawmakers Promise to Look Into Item in Governor’s Budget for “Access to Reproductive Healthcare”

When Governor Wolf delivered his budget address at the Capitol, he only shared the highlights, the proverbial tip of the iceberg. There’s just not enough time to go line by line and explain everything that he or any other governor is asking for. There was one item in particular that w
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PA Rep. Bob Brooks Brings Wealth of Experience to PA House

  It was just a few hours before the state House would vote on a package of bills to combat human trafficking. A large group of representatives, most of them Republican, took to the steps of the lobby in the Ryan building at the Capitol to show their support for the legislation.
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Rep. Paul Schemel Talks About Telemedicine; Merit-Selection of Judges

Rep. Paul Schemel (R-Franklin) is an attorney, so it makes perfect sense for him to be involved in crafting legislation that impacts the judicial system in Pennsylvania. In fact, he has indeed authored a measure that would change the way certain judges are selected, from the current p
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PCC and other Pro-Life Groups Urge PA Senate to Keep Abortion Out of Telemedicine

The Pennsylvania Catholic Conference continues to communicate with members of the state Senate to make sure that the pending Telemedicine bill (SB 857) is passed in its pro-life form. This version prohibits the use of Telemedicine for abortion. The Director of the PCC, Eric Failing, s
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Pennsylvania’s model program coming up on 25 years showing America at its best!

When you visit the Real Alternatives headquarters outside of Harrisburg, you’re not going to find case-workers and pregnant women looking for help. But the work that is done here makes it possible for those two groups of people to meet each other and have that potentially life-saving
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