Rich covers the case of a man killed by a police officer in South Carolina, the reaction to Rand Paul’s run for President, and the University of Michigan canceling a showing of American Sniper. He also talked to Shaneen Allen about her pardon from New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and Utah Senator Mike Lee about his new book, Our Lost Constitution.
Rich talked about President Obama lying about his opposition to gay marriage in 2008, the government withdrawing warnings about cholesterol, and the record setting premiere of “Better Call Saul.” He also spoke with John Keating, the attorney for a lesbian couple being sued by their sperm donor for parenting rights, and a Temple psychologist, Laurence Steinberg, about the dangers of the teenage brain.
Rich examined President Obama’s statement that the media overstates the terrorist threat, ISIS recruited home grown terrorists, and the latest surrounding the Brian Williams controversy. He also talked to Jay Michaelson from the Daily Beast, Author Damon Root, and Dr. Damon Centola from the Annenberg School at the University of Pennsylvania.
This year, marriage equality became the law of the land in Pennsylvania.
Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput suggests the subject of same-sex marriage could dominate the debate at this week’s conference in Baltimore.
He believes it is necessary for people to have a place to turn outside of their elected leaders.
Chris discussed the latest on the battle against ISIL in Iraq and Syria, New York Time Columnist Paul Krugman’s defense of President Obama, and the Catholic Church’s recent statements on homosexuality. He talked to Dr. John Nagl at 7:00 and Eagles General Howie Roseman at 8:20.
Gov. Chris Christie says it shouldn’t be up to the Supreme Court to decide whether states allow gay marriage.
The Methodist church’s highest court will decide later this month whether a minister who officiated his gay son’s wedding can keep his pastoral credentials.
U.S. District Judge John E. Jones III issued his decision Wednesday on the request by Schuylkill County Orphans Court Clerk Theresa Santai-Gaffney.
Surrounded by family and friends, Lindsay Vandermay and Ashley Wilson, together for five years, were pronounced wife and wife.
Chris Stigall criticized the ruling of Federal District Court Judge John E. Jones that struck down Pennsylvania’s gay marriage ban
Chris reviews yesterday’s Democratic primaries and a court ruling overturning Pennsylvania’s gay marriage ban. He also talks to Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine.
The gay marriage fight in Pennsylvania has moved to a federal courtroom in Philadelphia, where a U.S. judge is being asked to recognize a couple’s same-sex marriage from Massachusetts.
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.