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Pennsylvania Gay Marriage Ban Overturned By Judge

A federal court judge had struck down Pennsylvania’s ban on same-sex marriage.

05/20/2014

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Pa. Commonwealth Court Affirms Its Decision Overturning Voter ID Law

That means the law requiring voters to show ID cards is dead unless the Pennsylvania Supreme Court steps in.

04/29/2014

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Decisions Could Come Soon On Two Of PA’s Marriage Equality Lawsuits

Judges in two of the five Pennsylvania lawsuits challenging the state’s same sex marriage ban will have all the fuel they need to rule within the next few weeks.

04/26/2014

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Controversial Police Patdown Of Teen Opens Old Wounds Surrounding Stop And Frisk Policy

More than 100 people attended a town hall at Catalyst for Change Church in West Philadelphia to support 16-year-old Darrin Manning, who claims he suffered a ruptured testicle during a stop and frisk near Broad Street and Girard Avenue.

01/25/2014

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Judge Strikes Down Photo ID Requirement For Pennsylvania Voters

A state judge has struck down the law requiring Pennsylvania’s voters to show photo identification at the polls.

01/17/2014

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Pa. Bill Would Outlaw Harassment By Posting X-Rated Photos of Ex

The proposed law would make it a crime to expose sexually explicit images of an “intimate partner” to a third party for the intent of harassment.

01/14/2014

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Study: Pa. Public School’s ‘Zero Tolerance’ Policy Puts Some Minorities At Risk

The study takes data from the 2011-12 school year from more than 500 school districts across the Commonwealth.

11/18/2013

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Opponents of Pa. Voter ID Law Vow Appeal

“This decision by Judge Simpson is dripping in political partisanship,” says Jerry Mondesire, the president of the Pennsylvania NAACP.

08/15/2012

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Pennsylvania ACLU Puts New Voter ID Law In Its Legal Crosshairs

The Pennsylvania ACLU is assembling a legal team to challenge Pennsylvania’s just-passed voter ID law.

03/15/2012

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ACLU To Sue Over Cops’ Seizure of Cameras From Bystanders

“As a private citizen, you have the right to videotape (officers),” Philadelphia Police deputy commissioner Richard Ross says.

09/07/2011

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Pa. State Lawmakers Consider Safety Measures For Abortion Clinics

Pennsylvania lawmakers are moving forward with legislation to address the abuses uncovered by the grand jury report into a West Philadelphia abortion clinic.

04/18/2011