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Supreme Court Justices Hear Pregnancy Discrimination Case

A pregnancy discrimination case is in front of the Supreme Court and its outcome could affect women across the country. A former UPS worker says she was forced into taking unpaid leave when she became pregnant.

12/04/2014

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McCaffery Gets Generous Pension With Resignation

The resignation of state Supreme Court Justice Seamus McCaffery won’t come cheap to the taxpayers of Pennsylvania.

10/28/2014

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W. Va. Won’t Fight Challenge To Gay Marriage Ban

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey says his office will no longer fight a court challenge to West Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriages.

10/09/2014

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U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception Mandate

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.

07/02/2014

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Supreme Court: Can’t Make Employers Cover Contraception

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that some corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women.

06/30/2014

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Supreme Court Justice Stays Implementation Of Controversial Obamacare Provision

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonya Sotomayor has temporarily blocked a controversial part of Obamacare that affects the availability of contraceptives to women who work for Catholic-affiliated institutions.

01/01/2014

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Attempts Nixed To Block Pa. Gay Marriage Lawsuit

The judge in a federal court challenge to Pennsylvania’s 17-year-old law that bans recognition of same-sex marriages is rejecting two different attempts to dismiss the lawsuit.

11/15/2013

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Chief Justice Castille Dicusses Same-Sex Marriage & Corruption

Chief Justice Ron Castille recently talked about a range of issues, including one that he is sure will be coming before his court – same-sex marriage

10/23/2013

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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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Supreme Court To Decide On Pa. Child Porn Victim Restitution

The Supreme Court said Thursday it will take up a case about when victims of child pornography can recover money from people convicted of viewing their abuse.

KDKA-TV–06/27/2013

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Is Gay Marriage Coming Soon To Pennsylvania?

Gay rights advocates hope the Supreme Court’s decision moves Pennsylvania a step closer to marriage equality.

06/26/2013

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Downtown Rally Celebrates Supreme Court DOMA Ruling

In a major victory for gay rights, the Supreme Court struck down a provision of a federal law that denied federal benefits to married gay couples Wednesday morning.

06/26/2013

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Supreme Court Strikes Down Federal Marriage Provision

The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that legally married same-sex couples should get the same federal benefits as heterosexual couples.

KDKA-TV–06/26/2013

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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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Voter ID Bill And Immigration Hot Topics For Pa.

The Supreme Court has rejected an Arizona law requiring citizenship identification to vote. Will Pennsylvania face the same decision?

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/17/2013

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