With the demise of Roe vs Wade, this is a time of change and enormous possibilities, when we can redefine equality in a way that improves the law—state law, at least—so that legal protections for pregnant people and for reproductive autonomy catch up to contemporary notions of reproductive justice.
Susan Frietsche, Esq., is the founder and director of the Western Pennsylvania Office of the Women’s Law Project, where she has worked since 1992. Her law practice focuses on providing legal services for the 17 freestanding abortion facilities in Pennsylvania, including direct representation in state and federal courts, amicus representation, compliance work, legislative advocacy, representation before state licensure boards, and strategic defense from anti-abortion violence and disruption.
Tyler Gillett joined the Western office of the Women’s Law Project in August of 2022, starting as a law clerk and now working as a staff attorney. He is engaged in supporting all of WLP’s legal work, including victim advocacy, impact litigation, legislative issues, and community outreach.
The requirement of masks is based on the current COVID community risk level in Dauphin County. Masks are required for medium or high risk levels; they are optional when the county is in the low risk level. The current level will be posted on the front doors of the church.
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