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
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
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.
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.
Abortion — Then, Now and Tomorrow
A Penn lecturer co-created a documentary about illegal abortion in 1970. With Roe overturned, Mary Summers looks back in order to see a way forward
The Story of the Storytellers
Juneteenth is a narrative of liberation and struggle that, until recently, was little-known. Who is telling the other unknown stories of Black life in Philly?
The Little-Known Leader Pushing For Urgency on Gun Violence
While Mayor Kenney, DA Krasner and police commissioner Outlaw point fingers and demonstrate the Philly Shrug, State Sen. Art Haywood rejects the politics of helplessness
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