“We’ve received many calls in the past week asking for change,” says Lynn Marks, the Executive Director of Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts, a state-wide non-partisan organization that lobbies for court reforms.
The Supreme Court cleared the way Monday for an immediate expansion of same-sex marriage by unexpectedly and tersely turning away appeals from five states seeking to prohibit gay and lesbian unions.
New Jersey can’t force sex offenders who were convicted before a GPS monitoring program was signed into law to wear the tracking devices, a divided state Supreme Court ruled.
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A Villanova law professor has won a victory for freedom of information, as a federal judge has ordered the FBI to give him files on a long-ago investigation of a celebrity.
Law Professor On Competing Obamacare Rulings: Courts Allowed For Different Interpretations Of Healthcare Law
Chris Stigall spoke with William Jacobsen from the Cornell University Law School about two conflicting rulings by federal appeals courts regarding health insurance subsidies under the Affordable Care Act.
Chris discusses the two opposing court rulings on Obamacare subsidies, and takes calls on whether homeowners should have to disclose a murder or suicide in the home to potential buyers. He talks to William Jacobson from Cornell Law School at 7:20, Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine at 8:00 and Philadelphia VA whistleblower Kristen Ruell at 8:20.
Local civil rights groups announced this week they are withdrawing support for the long proposed bill.
A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.
Chris Stigall spoke with former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about a variety of topics in advance of the Fourth of July.
Chris discussed the popularity of soccer in the US after the loss of the men’s World Cup team, Governor Tom Corbett’s handling of the budget standoff and he took calls on New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s refusal to answer questions about the Supreme Court ruling in the Hobby Lobby case. He talked to Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine at 8:00 and former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum at 8:20.
On Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, Chris Stigall spoke with Adele Keim from the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty who represented Hobby Lobby in their case against the federal government’s mandate that they provide certain types of birth control they object to for their employees.
Chris discusses the Supreme Court ruling in the Hobby Lobby Case, the soda ban in New York City being rejected and Hillary Clinton’s “money woes.” He also talked to Sam Rohrer from the American Pastors Network at 7:00 and Adele Keim from the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty at 8:35.
Their attorney said the high court’s ruling brought relief.
Chris discusses the latest in the case of the missing IRS emails, Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s release of a report on the Jerry Sandusky investigation, and the Supreme Court’s rejection of New Jersey’s bid to legalize sports gambling. He also talks to author Andrew McCarthy about the capture of the mastermind behind the Benghazi terrorist attacks.