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Patrick Harkins

State Representative,
Pennsylvania House District 1

Democrat

The proof:

Patrick voted against a bill that prohibits abortions because of the prenatal diagnosis of down syndrome.

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Take action

Thank Patrick for his support:

This legislator has consistently shown that they will protect abortion rights.

What to say:

Thank them for their consistency. Your support will encourage them to continue to vote this way, and may give them the confidence to become a stronger advocate of pro-choice legislation.

  • Introduce yourself, including your relation to the district.
  • Explain to them why abortion rights and access are important to you. (Personal stories work well here)
  • Thank them for their efforts, and encourage them to continue the fight.

Dive deeper:

The latest from Patrick

Voted No on SB 106

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

Jul 8, 2022

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Voted No on HB 1500

Patrick voted against a bill that prohibits abortions because of the prenatal diagnosis of down syndrome.

Jun 8, 2021

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Voted No on HB 118

Patrick voted against 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 No on HB 1890

Patrick voted against 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 No on HB 321

Patrick voted against a bill that prohibits abortions because of the prenatal diagnosis of down syndrome.

May 14, 2019

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Voted No on SB 3

Patrick voted against 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

Patrick 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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Voted Yes on SB 732

Patrick 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

Patrick 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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Voted Yes on HB 574

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

May 11, 2011

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