These Bucks County Lawmakers Voted to Ban Abortion in the PA Constitution

Women's rights and abortion rights are on the ballot this November. Local elections have never mattered more.
(L-R) Rep. Wendi Thomas, Rep. Craig Staats, Rep. Todd Polinchock, Rep. Meghan Schroeder, Rep. Frank Farry, Senator Bob Mensch, and Senator Robert Tomlinson.

These Bucks County Republican lawmakers voted late Friday night to amend the Pennsylvania Constitution to say that women are not guaranteed any rights relating to abortion or public abortion funding. Senate Bill 106 needs to pass once again in the next legislative session in January, and if it does, this proposal would be placed on the May ballot for Commonwealth voters to decide whether to add this to the constitution: “there is no constitutional right to taxpayer-funded abortion or other right relating to abortion.”

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State Rep. Wendi Thomas represents the 178th District in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, serving parts of Bucks County. She is not seeking re-election.

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State Rep. Craig Staats represents the 145th District in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, serving parts of Bucks County.

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State Rep. Todd Polinchock represents the 144th District in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, serving parts of Bucks County.

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State Rep. Meghan Schroeder represents the 29th District in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, serving parts of Bucks County. She will not seek re-election.

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State Rep. Frank Farry represents the 142nd District in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, serving parts of Bucks County. He is running for State Senate in the 6th District.

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State Sen. Tommy Tomlinson represents the 6th District in the Pennsylvania Senate, serving parts of Bucks County. He is retiring this year.

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State Sen. Bob Mensch represents the 24th District in the Pennsylvania Senate, serving parts of Bucks County.

Click on the Twitter thread below for a list of Democratic Party candidates in Bucks County running for the state legislature.

Cyril Mychalejko

Cyril Mychalejko

Cyril Mychalejko is the Editor-in-Chief of the Bucks County Beacon. Read his columns on Sundays and follow him on Twitter.

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