Let’s meet

Joe Emrick

State Representative,
Pennsylvania House District 137

Republican

The proof:

Joe sponsored a bill to prohibit almost all abortion coverage under health insurance plans purchased in PA’s ACA exchange.

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Take action

Tell Joe how important abortion rights are to you:

This legislator has made their anti-choice position clear. They intend to enact laws that would further limit access to abortion.

How to reach him:

Harrisburg
717 260 6159

Palmer
484 544 0146

Nazareth
610 746 5090

What to say:

Call your legislator to share how important abortion rights are to you. While you're on the phone, try to gain a deeper understanding of their exact position.

  • Introduce yourself, including your relation to the district.
  • Emphasize your role in the local community.
  • Explain why abortion rights are important to you.
  • Ask if they will commit to voting for any legislation that will protect the right to an abortion.
  • If they say no, ask which abortion restrictions they are pushing for.

Dive deeper:

The latest from Joe

Voted Yes on SB 106

Joe voted to pass a bill that proposes to amend the Pennsylvania Constitution to exclude any rights relating to abortion.

Jul 8, 2022

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Endorsed by the PA Pro-Life Federation PAC, an anti-abortion group.

Oct 14, 2022

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Voted Yes on HB 1500

Joe voted to pass a bill that prohibits abortions because of the prenatal diagnosis of down syndrome.

Jun 8, 2021

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Voted Yes on HB 118

Joe voted to pass a bill that would require health care facilities to cremate or bury abortion remains, placing unnecessary burden and expense on providers.

Jun 5, 2021

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Voted Yes on HB 1890

Joe voted to pass a bill that would require health care facilities to cremate or bury abortion remains, placing unnecessary burden and expense on providers.

Nov 18, 2019

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Voted Yes on HB 321

Joe voted to pass a bill that prohibits abortions because of the prenatal diagnosis of down syndrome.

May 14, 2019

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Sponsored HB 321

Joe sponsored a bill that prohibits abortions because of the prenatal diagnosis of down syndrome.

Apr 15, 2019

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Voted Yes on SB 3

Joe voted to pass a bill that effectively bans all dilation and evacuation abortions, which is the most common method after 14 weeks, and prohibits all abortions after 20 weeks. It includes an exception for cases with an irreversible health risk to the pregnant person.

Dec 12, 2017

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Voted Yes on HB 818

Joe voted to pass a bill to prohibit almost all abortion coverage under health insurance plans purchased in PA’s ACA exchange.

Apr 23, 2013

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Sponsored HB 818

Joe sponsored a bill to prohibit almost all abortion coverage under health insurance plans purchased in PA’s ACA exchange.

Feb 25, 2013

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Voted Yes on SB 732

Joe voted to pass a bill that would increase regulation to hold abortion centers to the inappropriately high standards of an ambulatory surgical center.

Dec 13, 2011

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Voted Yes on HB 1977

Joe voted to pass a bill to prohibit almost all abortion coverage under health insurance plans purchased in PA’s ACA exchange.

Dec 12, 2011

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