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.
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.
Gay rights advocates hope the Supreme Court’s decision moves Pennsylvania a step closer to marriage equality.
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.
The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that legally married same-sex couples should get the same federal benefits as heterosexual couples.
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.
The Supreme Court has rejected an Arizona law requiring citizenship identification to vote. Will Pennsylvania face the same decision?
A Pennsylvania state senator says it’s time Pennsylvania took DNA samples from those arrested for serious offenses.
Every day citizens are arrested and booked on suspicion of committing a crime — and their fingerprints are taken with or without their consent.
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas said Tuesday he is heartbroken over the persistent poverty and social troubles among many black communities but has no answers on how to solve these problems.
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.
Closing arguments have started as the Joan Orie Melvin corruption trial wraps up Friday.
If you’re still looking for a reason to decide on which candidate to vote for, think about Obamacare and the fact that one report after another clearly shows that it’s going to cost the nation much, much more than originally stated by President Obama and his administration.
As the final days of the presidential campaign of 2012 wind down, there is ongoing concern about what President Barack Obama’s law for requiring businesses to provide health care for its employees will do to small business owners.
With four of nine U.S. Supreme Court justices in their 70s and the next president in the position of possibly shaping the future of affirmative action, gay rights, abortions, and more with appointments he might make should any openings occur, the question of what kind of nominee he might put forth was posed to President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney in the CBS Local President Forum.