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Center City Mural Dedicated To Memory of Slain Officer Daniel Faulkner

The mural, at 235 North 11th Street, is on an outside wall of the 6th Police District headquarters, where Officer Faulkner reported for roll call each day.

11/24/2014

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Abu-Jamal Sues Over Pennsylvania Law Restricting Speech

Mumia Abu-Jamal and his supporters are suing to overturn a new Pennsylvania law they says violates convicts’ free speech rights.

11/10/2014

(Gov. Corbett is flanked by Maureen Faulkner and Pa. state rep Mike Vereb, sponsor of the amendment, at the signing ceremony.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

ACLU Says New Pa. Law Violates First Amendment Rights of Convicts

The Pennsylvania chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union says it is preparing to file a lawsuit to get the state’s new “Revictimization Relief Act”overturned.

10/24/2014

(Gov. Corbett is flanked by Maureen Faulkner and Pa. state rep Mike Vereb, sponsor of the amendment, at the signing ceremony.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Law Signed To Curb Cop Killer’s ‘Obscene Celebrity’

Gov. Corbett signed into law a measure that he says is intended to curb the “obscene celebrity” cultivated by convicts such as Mumia Abu-Jamal.

10/21/2014

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Mumia Abu-Jamal’s Speech Leads To Victims’ Rights Bill

Governor Tom Corbett spoke at a Capitol event a day after Mumia Abu-Jamal gave a recorded address to about 20 graduates at Goddard College in Plainfield.

10/07/2014

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Mumia Abu-Jamal Speaks To College Graduates

The one-time death row inmate imprisoned for the 1981 murder of a Philadelphia police officer spoke by video to students receiving bachelor degrees Sunday from Goddard College.

10/05/2014

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Convicted Cop-Killer Mumia Abu-Jamal Selected As Commencement Speaker For College In Vermont

A small Vermont college is poking a lot of people in the eye by having convicted cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal as its commencement speaker next Sunday.

09/30/2014

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Mumia-Abu Jamal To Issue Commencement Address At Vermont College

Dom Giordano spoke with Dustin Byerly, a spokesman from Goddard College, on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, who said it was the students who decided to have Mumia speak.

09/30/2014

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Dom Giordano Talks To Maureen Faulkner About Failed Justice Department Nomination

Earlier today on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, Dom Giordano spoke with Maureen Faulkner, the wife of Daniel Faulker, a Philadelphia police officer murdered in 1981 by Mumia Abu-Jamal, about the Senate’s vote this week to reject President Obama’s nomination of Debo Adegbile to head the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division.

03/07/2014

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Congressman Fitzpatrick: Adegbile Rejection Will Be Turning Point For Obama Administration

Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick joined Chris Stigall Thursday on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT to discuss the Senate’s rejection of Debo Adegbile, President Obama’s nomination to head the Civil Rights Division of the Justice Department.

03/06/2014

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Senators Toomey, Casey Help Block Obama’s Justice Department Pick

The president tapped Debo Adegbile to head the Civil Rights Division. He was part of the legal team that helped get Mumia Abu-Jamal off death row.

03/06/2014

From left to right: Ed McCann, Pat Toomey (partially hidden), Mike Fitzpatrick, John McNesby.  (Credit: Kim Glovas.)

Senator Toomey Turns Up Volume On Opposition To Obama DOJ Appointee

U.S. Senator Pat Toomey and several other elected officials are calling on citizens to call their Senators, to oppose a nomination to the Department of Justice.

02/11/2014

Stigall Show Log 2.6.14

Chris details the power outages around the suburbs brought on by yesterdays storm and former American Idol contestant, Clay Aikens run for Congress. He talks to meteorologist Joe Bastardi and Senator Pat Toomey.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–02/06/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 08: Senior counsel to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Debo Adegbile testifies during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee January 8, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Adegbile has been nominated by President Barack Obama to become the next Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division at the Department of Justice. (Credit: Wong/Getty Images)

Obama Nominee To Civil Rights Post Sparks Controversy Over Connection To Mumia Abu-Jamal

President Obama’s decision to nominate a former NAACP Legal Defense Fund attorney to the top civil rights job at the Department of Justice is sparking outrage among the police unions for his connection to Mumia Abu-Jamal.

01/10/2014

Prosecutors In Pa. Seek Fewer Death Penalties Due To ‘Broken System’

Pennsylvania’s death row population is going down, dramatically, and people on both side of the debate over the death penalty say it is a symptom of a broken system.

04/09/2012

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