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Democratic Candidate Josh Shapiro Rallies for Abortion Rights in Philly, as PA Governor’s Race Stakes Heighten

Emily Rizzo
Josh Shapiro addresses a crowd of hundreds of people, rallying in defense of abortion rights at Philadelphia’s National Constitution Center on June 25, 2022.

After the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling to overturn Roe vs. Wade, eyes are turning to Pennsylvania’s race for governor. On Saturday, Democratic candidate Josh Shapiro seized the moment, and rallied with hundreds of people in defense of abortion rights at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. WHYY’s Emily Rizzo has more from the scene.

(Original air-date: 6/28/22)

Emily Rizzo is a reporter and producer based in South Philadelphia. She mostly covers education-related issues for WHYY News and Keystone Crossroads.