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A doctor who treated botched abortions pre-Roe looks back: ‘A matter of life and death’

Long retired, Daniel Belsky is proud of the work he did to help women in crisis. But the experience was haunting, and one he now fears a new generation of doctors will be haunted by, too.

Roe v. Wade overturned
The ruling ends constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly 50 years.

With Roe v. Wade gone, both sides see Pa. as a battlefield for the future of abortion rights

Just a day after the Supreme Court decision ending the constitutional right to an abortion, both sides were gearing up for the next stage in the battle over reproductive rights.

Sweeping Supreme Court rulings on guns and abortion this past week have sent an unmistakable message.

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How spaces in and around the city impact the way we live.

By turning Fairmount Water Works into a party space, Philly exemplifies the worst of park privatization

What's the point of monetizing a public space if the public can no longer use it?

The developer has said he needs the zoning exceptions in order to preserve the signature mural in Old City.

Gun Violence
The toll from shootings continues to rise in Philly and across the nation.

Firearm suicides outpace homicides. Experts say the Senate gun bill could help.

It is the gun access provisions of the bill, not mental health funding, that experts say could reduce suicides.