Guest Commentary: Guns, Abortion and the Folly of Originalism

The Supreme Court decisions on abortion and handguns are more informed by Humpty Dumpty than by sophisticated legal reasoning

By Carl Singley

LISTEN: The Anti-Abortion Movement has Always been Steeped in Lies

Citizen Board Member and MSNBC host Ali Velshi examines scientific myths such as fetal pain, partial birth abortion and fetal heartbeat

By Lauren McCutcheon

Roe Reneged: What Now, Philly?

For those who believe in abortion rights, now is the time to speak up, support the cause, and vote like women’s lives depend on it. Because they do.

By Charity Tooze

What to know — and do — about the abortion ruling

The Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade brings the fight over abortion to the states. Here’s what that means in Pennsylvania.

By Charity Tooze

10+ Ways to Volunteer in Philly This Summer

Looking for opportunities for volunteering? Philadelphia has plenty. Read on for local groups where people of all ages — especially kids and teens — can make a difference over (and beyond) summer break

By Grace Turner

Guest Commentary: Child Sexual Abuse is Preventable

There are signs, and you can learn to see them. A Philly children’s advocate urges all of us to get trained and intervene this summer.

By Benita Williams

Reality Check: Philly Knows How to Fix our Gun Violence Problem

So why, WURD’s midday host wonders, won’t it do so? Here, some proven ways to combat the scourge of shootings in Philly

By Charles D. Ellison

Yasmine Mustafa to the Rescue (Again)

The Philly wearable device innovator is now answering the call to keep healthcare workers safer, too

By Lauren McCutcheon