Fischer v. Department of Public Welfare.

  title={Fischer v. Department of Public Welfare.},
  journal={Atlantic reporter},
  • Published in Atlantic reporter 1985
Relying on the Pennsylvania constitution's equal protection guarantees, nondiscrimination clause, and equal rights amendment, appellants argued that public funding for indigent women who elect to carry their fetuses to term should be equally available to indigent women who choose to have abortions. In rejecting these claims, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania ruled that indigent women desiring abortions do not have a fundamental right to state funding, nor do they fall within a recognized… CONTINUE READING

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