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Pennsylvania Attorney General Blasts Gov. Wolf Death Penalty Stand

Pennsylvania’s attorney general says Gov. Tom Wolf’s death penalty moratorium is blatantly unconstitutional and wants the state Supreme Court to clear the way for the state’s first execution since 1999.

07/08/2015

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Local Leaders Share Support For SCOTUS Ruling On Same-Sex Marriage

Lots of people around the country have showed their support for the Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage Friday.

06/26/2015

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Supreme Court Says Same-Sex Marriage Legal In All 50 States

Supreme Court says same-sex couples have right to marry in all 50 states.

06/26/2015

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Supreme Court Upholds Nationwide Health Care Law Subsidies

Gov. Tom Wolf will withdraw his application to take over the insurance marketplace created under the 2010 federal health care law now that the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the law’s nationwide tax subsidies.

06/25/2015

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Results In From City, County Controller Races, Other Election Day Votes

The results are in from Tuesday’s Primary Election.

05/19/2015

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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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Attorney General Kane: “I Did Nothing Illegal”

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane said Friday she did “nothing illegal” in her first remarks about a report that she could face charges over a grand jury leak.

01/10/2015

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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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