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Federal Judge Rules Pa. Gay Marriage Ban Is Unconstitutional

A Federal judge is expected to issue his ruling on Pennsylvania’s gay marriage ban.

05/20/2014

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Butler Co. Commissioners At Odds Over “In God We Trust” Motto

A battle is brewing in Butler County over the “In God We Trust” motto.

04/15/2014

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Judge Strikes Down Pa. Voter ID Law

Last year, KDKA caught up 82-year-old Minnie Walker of Manchester. She had voted in every presidential election since she cast her ballot for John F. Kennedy in 1960.

01/17/2014

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Same-Sex Marriage Activists Kick Off Pa. Campaign

Proponents of same-sex marriage are launching a campaign to legalize it in Pennsylvania – the last holdout among the Northeast states.

12/11/2013

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Pa. Law Banning Gay Marriage Faces Court Challenge

The American Civil Liberties Union said it filed the first known legal challenge Tuesday seeking to overturn a state law effectively banning same-sex marriage in Pennsylvania, the only northeastern state that doesn’t allow it or civil unions.

07/09/2013

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Mom Settles Lawsuit Over Poppy Seed Drug Test

A woman who had her newborn taken away because she failed a hospital drug test after she ate a poppy seed bagel has settled a lawsuit over the case.

07/02/2013

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Supreme Court To Tackle Voter ID Law Challenges

Tomorrow, the State Supreme Court will take on a legal challenge to Pennsylvania’s new Voter Identification Law.

09/12/2012

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Refusal To Stand For Pledge Of Allegiance Leads To Lawsuit

Are students required to say the Pledge of Allegiance at school? That was the question that confronted school officials at the Brownsville Middle School and the wrong answer has resulted in a federal lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union.

04/30/2012