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Court Rejects Bid To Appeal Pa. Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

The Philadelphia-based 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday denied Schuylkill County Orphans Court Clerk Theresa Santai-Gaffney’s request to intervene in the case.

07/03/2014

Sam Rohrer, at the Pennsylvania capitol in Harrisburg.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

Pastors’ Group Thinks Gov. Corbett Should Appeal Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Former state representative Sam Rohrer is president of the American Pastors Network and the Pennsylvania Pastors Network, both based in Elverson, Pa.

06/02/2014

(Montgomery County register of wills D. Bruce Hanes, in 2013 file photo by KYW's Brad Segall)

Montgomery County Clerk Can Resume Issuing Marriage Licenses To Same-Sex Couples

Montgomery County clerk Bruce Hanes can resume issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

05/27/2014

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Gay Rights Advocates Say Work Is Not Done Despite Legalization Of Same Sex Marriage In PA

Now that same sex marriage is a reality in Pennsylvania, LGBT advocates says they will now focus their efforts on gaining civil rights protection.

05/24/2014

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Same-Sex Marriage Could Provide Economic Boost For Philadelphia

Eyewitness News reporter Steve Patterson shows us how Philadelphia could benefit in a big way from same-sex marriage.

05/23/2014

(Chris DiCapua and Oscar Cabrera show their certificate of marriage following a ceremony at Philadelphia City Hall. Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Couples Wed at Phila. City Hall To Usher In New Era of Pa. Same-Sex Marriage

“I now pronounce you husband and husband — you may seal your vows with a kiss!” Judge Sheila Woods-Skipper told Oscar Cabrera and Chris DiCapua, the first same-sex couple to marry at Philadelphia City Hall since the ban was overturned.

05/23/2014

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Same-Sex Marriage Causing an Upswing in Pennsylvania Wedding Events

The legalization of same-sex marriage in Pennsylvania is a huge win not only for the LGBT community, but also for the wedding industry.

05/23/2014

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Couple: Mayor Nutter Set To Perform Same-Sex Weddings

Mayor Michael Nutter plans to officiate a string of same-sex weddings Friday.

05/22/2014

(Montgomery County register of wills D. Bruce Hanes, in 2013 file photo by KYW's Brad Segall)

Montco, Leading The Way For Same-Sex Marriages, Now Sidelined on Issuing Licenses

Now that marriage equality is a reality in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Montco register of wills D. Bruce Hanes is still feeling the pain of his insubordination.

05/22/2014

Stigall Show Log 5.22.14

Chris covers the latest on the VA scandal, Allyson Schwartz’ reaction to losing the Gubernatorial Primary in Pennsylvania, and Jon Stewart’s attack on Philadelphia. He talks to Dr. Ben Carson about his new book, One Nation.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/22/2014

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Gov. Corbett Says He Won’t Appeal Ruling That Legalized Same-Sex Marriage

Governor Tom Corbett announced that he is giving up his fight to restore the state’s “Defense of Marriage” law.

05/21/2014

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Stigall: A Federal Judge Is Recognizing Same-Sex Marriages, Not Pennsylvania

Chris Stigall criticized the ruling of Federal District Court Judge John E. Jones that struck down Pennsylvania’s gay marriage ban

05/21/2014

Joe Parisi and his partner Steve Seminelli are among 18 same-sex couples to get their marriage license at City Hall in Philadelphia Tuesday, May 20, 2014. (credit: John McDevitt/KYW)

18 Same-Sex Couples Get Marriage Licenses At Philadelphia City Hall

Pennsylvania is now the 19th state to legalize same sex marriage.

05/20/2014

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U.S. Judge In Philadelphia Weighs Same Sex Marriage Challenge

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.

05/15/2014

(Democratic members and staffers walk out of a hearing of the Pennsylvania House State Government Committee.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

Pa. House Democrats, Republicans Tussle Over Attorney-General Hearing

A GOP-orchestrated committee hearing on the possible impeachment of state attorney general Kathleen Kane proceeded despite a walkout by Democratic members and staffers.

05/06/2014

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