Protecting Employees Who Use Medical MarijuanaThe American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit against a Rhode Island employer who refuses to hire users of medical marijuana.
Cursing Is Still Child Abuse In New JerseyA 70-year-old law makes it illegal in New Jersey to use “profane, indecent or obscene language” around a minor in that adult’s care, but that may change.
NJ Voters Deciding on Bail Reform-Speedy Trial Ballot QuestionVoters in New Jersey are deciding today on whether to amend the state constitution to eliminate the right to bail in certain criminal cases.
ACLU Presses Photo-Blocking Case Against Philadelphia Cops The American Civil Liberties Union has filed its fifth lawsuit against the Philadelphia police department related to police interfering with civilians trying to photograph arrests.
Neshaminy Student Journalists Being Honored By Pennsylvania ACLUThe Neshaminy High School newspaper editorial board members, who fought to ban the word "Redskins" from the paper, are among the honorees.
Obamacare Birth Control Coverage Advocates Looking Past US Supreme Court Case"I do believe we have the ability to do something about this," Booker says of Congress.
U.S. Supreme Court Won't Hear Dispute Over 'I Heart Boobies' BraceletsThe Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from the Easton Area School District that wanted to prevent students from wearing "I (heart) Boobies!" bracelets to promote breast cancer awareness among young people.
Judge Strikes Down Photo ID Requirement For Pennsylvania VotersA state judge has struck down the law requiring Pennsylvania’s voters to show photo identification at the polls.
Pa. Bill Would Outlaw Harassment By Posting X-Rated Photos of ExThe proposed law would make it a crime to expose sexually explicit images of an “intimate partner” to a third party for the intent of harassment.
Nutter Urges All Pa. Mayors To Back Marriage Equality CampaignThe ACLU and marriage equality group "Freedom To Marry" are enlisting the help of Pennsylvania's mayors for a public education campaign.
Some Pa. Lawmakers Seeking 'In God We Trust' In Every Public SchoolThe bill is sponsored by Pa. Rep. Rick Saccone (R-Allegheny County), and co-sponsored by Rep. Ronald Waters (D-Phila., foreground).
Stop-And-Frisk Case Caught On Tape Casts Doubt On How It's Conducted In PhiladelphiaA couple of recent incidents have cast new doubt on the Philadelphia Police Department's use of the "stop-and-frisk" tactic for fighting crime.
Nutter Declines To Marry Same-Sex Couples Until Pa. Law is ResolvedThe two men from center city Philadelphia had asked Mayor Nutter to officiate at their wedding after obtaining a marriage license in Montgomery County.
Closing Arguments In Pa. Voter ID Law Challenge Set For ThursdayAfter several hours of wrangling over analysis of data pertaining to how many voters were unable to obtain proper ID prior to last year’s election, the judge postponed closing arguments until Thursday.
Montgomery County To Issue Marriage Licenses To Same Sex Couples Officials in Montgomery County say the county is ready to issue marriage licenses to same sex couples even though gay marriages and civil unions are not recognized in Pennsylvania.