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Local Mayor Says He Will Marry Gay Couples Despite State Ban

Lawyers asked a state court on Friday to throw out a lawsuit that seeks to stop a rogue county official from issuing marriage licenses to gay couples, who cannot legally wed in Pennsylvania.

08/02/2013

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Pa. Sues To Stop Issuance Of Gay Marriage Licenses

State officials in Pennsylvania are asking a court to stop a rogue county from issuing marriage licenses to gay couples.

07/30/2013

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Pa. Gay Couple Marries As County Defies State Ban

Two women were wed in a religious ceremony Wednesday morning after getting a marriage license from county officials who defied a Pennsylvania law banning same-sex unions.

07/24/2013

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Pa. County Would Issue Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

Officials in the third-largest county in Pennsylvania have agreed to issue same-sex marriage licenses, despite a state law that bans the practice.

07/23/2013

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Kane Won’t Defend Pa. Law Banning Gay Marriage

Defending Pennsylvania’s law effectively banning same-sex marriage against a legal challenge in federal court will fall to Gov. Tom Corbett.

07/11/2013

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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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Gay Couple Uses Adoption To Gain Benefits

Two Pittsburgh men who have been in a relationship for more than 40 years found a unique way to get around state law that prohibits benefits for same-sex couples.

06/29/2013

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Rep. Metcalfe Stops Openly Gay Legislator From Speaking

Pa. Rep. Brian Sims, a Philadelphia Democrat and the only openly gay legislator in Pennsylvania, says Pa. Rep. Daryl Metcalfe, a Cranberry Republican, invoked a House rule to keep Sims from talking about the Supreme Court’s gay marriage rulings.

06/28/2013

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Liberty Ave. Closed In Part Wednesday Morning For Gay Rally

Part of Liberty Avenue from 10th Street down to 9th Street will be closed down Wednesday morning beginning at 9:30 a.m. and lasting until noon, as the greater gay community and their supporters will rally there to await an important decision from the U.S. Supreme Court.

06/25/2013

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Pa. Sen. Casey Now Supports Gay Marriage

Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Casey announced Monday that he is now in favor of gay marriage, the latest of several lawmakers to change positions on the issue now before the U.S. Supreme Court.

KDKA-TV–04/01/2013

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Santorum Discusses 2016 Presidential Election, Other Issues

We are more than three and a half years away from the next presidential election, but that does not mean possible candidates are waiting before they test the waters.

03/29/2013

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American Academy Of Pediatrics Supports Gay Couple Adoption

The American Academy of Pediatrics supports gay couples adopting children.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/26/2013

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New Poll Shows Majority Of Catholics Support Same-Sex Marriage

A poll out Friday shows that a majority of Catholics now support same-sex marriage. The Quinnipiac University poll found 54 percent now support gay marriage, 38 oppose it.

03/09/2013

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Pa. Public Utility Commissioner Talks Possible Run For Governor

As a hard working man, dedicated to improving opportunities for the working family, Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission Commissioner John Hanger wants to be governor.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/30/2012

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Protestors Show Up At Chick-fil-A In Homestead

Dozens of gay marriage supporters showed up at the Chick-fil-A at the Waterfront in Homestead Friday night. The protestors stood outside the restaurant, held signs and wore t-shirts with messages like, “Gay OK” “We’re People” and “Free Hugs.”

08/03/2012

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