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Zeoli: Hate Crime Laws Are Unjust; Let’s Have Victim Equality

For no reason whatsoever last week, 24-year-old Shane Carey was savagely beaten in Center City Philadelphia by a group of thugs. The beating left him with a fractured jaw. The story has gotten very little media attention, barely a blip on the radar.

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Pa. County Council Rejects ‘In God We Trust’ Bill

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald called it “a movement by the right-wing evangelical Christians across the country basically to impose Christianity” in public buildings.

09/15/2014

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Deadly Shooting Of 3-Year-Old In Philadelphia Has Officials Calling For Action

District Attorney Seth Williams and other officials held a press conference to bring attention to a bill sitting in the state House and Senate.

08/20/2014

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Dick Morris First To Speak With Congressman Jim Gerlach About New Piece Of Legislature

Those tuned into Wednesday afternoon’s Dick Morris Program with Gary R’nel heard Dick’s frustration with Congress’ inability to curb President Obama from using Executive Orders.

01/23/2014

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3 On Your Side: New Mortgage Rules

How will these new rules impact you down the road? 3 O Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan takes a look.

01/13/2014

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Court Ruling Enforces “Do Not Call” Lists

Even if your cell phone is on the “Do Not Call” list you could still be getting hounded by unwanted calls and marketing messages.

09/22/2013

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Pa. Girl’s Parents Challenge Lung Donor Rule

The parents of a 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl who has been waiting for a lung transplant for a year and a half are calling for a change in the policy governing organ transplants.

05/28/2013

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New Meat Labeling Rules Go Into Effect In U.S.

Shoppers in the U.S. will soon have more information about where their meat comes from after new federal labeling rules went into effect Thursday.

05/28/2013

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New Jersey Dog Fighting Bill Moves To State Assembly

Efforts to combat dog fighting got a big boost in a New Jersey assembly committee, which has cleared a bill that tightens animal cruelty laws in the state.

03/14/2013

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Dealers: Gun Sales Driven Up In Pennsylvania Amid Fears Of Crackdown

Pennsylvanians are lining up to buy firearms in the aftermath of the Connecticut school shootings, but dealers say gun owners’ anxiety over a potential gun-control crackdown was driving up sales before the Sandy Hook massacre.

12/19/2012

NJ Holds Hearings On Bill That Would Establish State Commission On Human Trafficking

Human trafficking victims and their advocates plan to testify before an Assembly committee that’s due to consider legislation that aims to end the practice in New Jersey.

10/15/2012

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Governor Corbett Gets Candid About Pennsylvania’s Voter ID Law

With the election six weeks away, voter ID is still an issue.

09/23/2012

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NJ Makes It Easier To Prosecute Someone For Vehicular Homicide With New Texting & Talking Law

It’s now easier for New Jersey prosecutors to obtain convictions on vehicular homicide or assault by auto charges when drivers kill or injure someone while using a cellphone.

07/18/2012

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Constitutional Literacy Program Wraps Up For The School Year

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – With the end of the college year in sight, it’s also wrap-up of the fourth year of a program bringing the Constitution to Camden. It’s the local arm of a national effort […]

04/17/2011

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