First Amendment

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Officials Warn Students About Posting About Plum Incidents On Social Media

Students at Plum High School say school they’ve been told not to talk about the ongoing teacher-student sexual relations investigations.

04/24/2015

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Justice Halts Religious Groups’ Birth Control Opt-Out Role

A Supreme Court justice is blocking an appeals court’s ruling that would have forced two western Pennsylvania Catholic dioceses and a Christian college to fill out forms to avoid penalties for not directly providing contraceptive benefits.

04/17/2015

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Court Nixes Faith-Based Birth Control Mandate Challenge

A federal appeals court has reversed lower-court victories by two western Pennsylvania Catholic dioceses and a private Christian college that challenged birth control coverage mandates as part of federal health care reforms.

02/12/2015

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Carrick Residents Upset After KKK Recruiting Signs Are Left On Parked Vehicles

It’s happened few times over the past several months.

09/20/2014

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Is It Legal To Flash Headlights To Warn Drivers Of Speed Traps?

If you’re like many, you’ve probably been speeding down the interstate, and suddenly, a Good Samaritan flicks his lights at you.

04/11/2014

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Local Politician Working On Bill To Criminalize Revenge Sites

They’re sites of revenge and spite – nationally there’s TheDirty.com – and closer to home there’s Butler Trash, where anonymous users post lewd pictures and scurrilous accusations, calling their victims drug and sex addicts and worse.

11/19/2013

PSP Trooper Holds Radar Gun

Warning Drivers With High Beams Free Speech?

KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek talks to David Hudson, Scholar at the First Amendment Center at Vanderbilt University.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/19/2011