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Life and Dignity

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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Rep. Kate Klunk Gives Update on Pro-Life Efforts in PA House

PA Rep. Kate Klunk tells us that she is going to be reintroducing her Down Syndrome Protection Act legislation in the coming days.  The PA Catholic Conference has supported Rep. Klunk all the way on this measure, which made it through both the House and Senate last session before bein
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Please watch!! ABC 27 talks of PA woman’s efforts to strengthen penalties for those who encourage others to commit suicide; PCC has worked on this bill as well

https://www.abc27.com/investigators/shawns-law-york-county-mom-fights-for-tougher-penalties-against-those-who-encourage-others-to-take-their-own-life/?fbclid=IwAR2vuraueQvuG0cAOXMuLd8uw9zWUIqA4Kbvm61m3x4aE_UIOM1ewT_WBfU
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Look for these pro-life bills as the newest PA House and Senate sessions develop

It’s a new session underway in the PA House and Senate in Harrisburg and pro-life lawmakers are laying the groundwork for some important measures to preserve the dignity of life. The Pennsylvania Catholic Conference will be right there with them as they look to navigate the lengthy pr
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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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PA Sen. Doug Mastriano looks to support more pro-life legislation and roll back what he sees as government overreach

It was Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-Adams, Cumberland, Franklin, York) who sponsored the Heartbeat abortion bill last year in the PA Senate. He is one of a growing number of pro-life lawmakers in Harrisburg that are saying it’s time to bring up some more bills in January to try to preserve
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Rep. Dave Zimmerman says it’s time for more pro-life legislation in Harrisburg

Rep. Dave Zimmerman (R-Lancaster) thinks the time is right to bring forth more pro-life legislation in Harrisburg.  He was thinking about the better-than-expected showing in this election for Republican candidates in the House and Senate. “We gained three new members so we have a larg
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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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