What the Hell Exactly Happened for Abortion in Pennsylvania?

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court didn't protect the fundamental right to abortion. Yet.

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The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled this week that a challenge to the state's ban on Medicaid coverage for abortion could move forward. Rewire News Group illustration

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued a ruling this week regarding abortion, and there’s been some confusion around it. No, the court didn’t find a fundamental right to abortion in the state constitution. However, the justices did pave the way for that possibility as they weighed whether Medicaid must cover abortions in Pennsylvania.


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