Teacher fired over Bible files complaint against Phillipsburg School District

Pa. Rep. introduces bill requiring plaintiff disclosure in litigation over publicly displayed religious symbols

The monstrous abortion trial the media don’t want you to know about | Fox News

Pa. Lawmakers Want State To Refuse Obamacare’s Abortion Coverage

Justice Thomas talks at Duquesne University, offers surprises about life journey

Networks Give Rutgers Scandal 41 Minutes, Gosnell Abortion Horrors 0

PA: ACLU request for inmate abortion policy riles Westmoreland controller

Ex Gosnell employee recounts horrors of abortion process

Black anti-abortion groups call Gosnell ‘racist of the worst kind’

PA: Merit selection will make picking judges more political, not less: As I See It

Judges, Politics and George Soros: Judicial selection shouldn’t be left to the lawyers guild.

Tax-exempt status for nonprofit hospitals at stake in Pennsylvania

The First Amendment Protects What Comes Out Of The Mouth Of Babes | Matt Sharp

Convicted Orie Melvin resigns from Pennsylvania Supreme Court

Asst. DA suggests Gosnell kept babies’ feet as some form of ‘trophy’

Two Cases Illustrate The Discriminations Facing People Of Faith Today | Alan Sears

Pittsburgh lawsuit challenges UPMC’s tax status

Big Three Networks Ignore Abortion Doc Who Snipped Babies’ Necks

PA: Don’t give up your right to elect judges

Sexual Orientation Therapy Ban: Where Is Tolerance?

Worker Admits Cutting 10 Babies At Abortion Clinic

A student has rights, no matter how small | One News Now

ACLU gives Chambersburg until Wednesday to permit Gay-Straight Alliance at high school; no board meeting scheduled

Federal Court Recognizes Elementary Students’ Free Speech Rights | Citizen Link

Court Rules Fifth Grader Can Invite Classmates to Church Party | Christian Post

Fifth Grader’s Right to Distribute Christmas Invitations at School Upheld | Christian Post

US appeals court OKs church invites at Barrett Elementary School | Pocono Record

US appeals court OKs church invites at Pa. school | WJACTV.com (AP)

Fifth-grader can hand out Christmas party invitations in public school, court rules | The Morning Call

Church Invites OK at Pa. Public School: Court | MSNBC

Appeals Court tells PA school district that its policies are unconstitutional

3rd Circuit rules in favor of student prohibited from handing out Christmas party fliers | Alliance Defending Freedom

PA: Court Refuses To Dismiss Challenge To 10 Commandments Monument

Pa. Company Can Pursue Abortion Mandate Challenge

PA: Nonprofits told to justify tax exemption

Abortion Doctor Accused of Severing Babies’ Spines With Scissors

Pa. Abortion Doctor Goes on Trial in 8 Deaths

ACLU demands PA school remove sex site Internet filters

PA: Susquehanna Valley United Way ‘pauses’ Boy Scout contribution until homosexual policy settled

PA: House Judiciary Committee Leader Begins Impeachment Process Against Justice Melvin

Philly To Host Catholic Church Meeting Of Families

    AP: Philadelphia will host a large gathering of the Roman Catholic church called the World Meeting of Families in September 2015, an event expected to bring hundreds of thousands from around the world, church officials announced Monday.


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Philadelphia’s Burqa Crisis

PA: Good News Clubs Sue Claiming Unequal Treatment By School District

Contraceptive Mandate Challenge By Pennsylvania Diocese Dismissed On Ripeness Grounds

PA: Grassroots group keeping momentum going for Ten Commandment monument fight in Connellsville

Southwestern Pa. hospital to stop baby deliveries due to Obamacare

Atheists still not gleeful about Christmas | Alliance Defending Freedom

PA: ACLU may sue over Greensburg teens’ ‘sexting’ charges

PA: Community rallies behind ‘Song of Christmas’

Fight over mandatory retirement for PA judges moves to federal court

Pennsylvania to join federal exchange; impact on abortion issue unclear

PA: Connellsville school district attorneys defend Ten Commandments monolith

“Central Pa. GOP lawmaker Mike Fleck comes out as gay”

Philadelphia legislation would offer tax credits for health benefits to same-sex partners

Freethought Today gets restaurant ‘church discount’ | Freedom from Religion Foundation

Challenge To Contraceptive Coverage Mandate By Pittsburgh Diocese Dismissed On Ripeness and Standing Grounds

ACLU Files Brief in Support of City of Philadelphia in Boy Scouts Lawsuit

Obama Nominates Three for Judgeships in Eastern Pennsylvania

Obama nominates lesbian Latina judge to Pa. court

Swartzentruber Amish Moving From PA To Upstate New York to Escape Regulations

PA: Elanco School District eliminates meeting prayer, but that doesn’t stop its residents

“Analysts: Gay marriage OK remains unlikely in Pa.”

Pennsylvania Judges Claim Mandatory Retirement Violates Equal Protection Clause

    Dechert LLP: Six Pennsylvania judges filed a lawsuit today in Harrisburg claiming that a provision of the Pennsylvania Constitution, which mandates all Pennsylvania justices and judges retire at the end of the calendar year in which they turn 70, violates their rights under the Equal Protection and Due Process clauses of the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution and under Article I of the Pennsylvania Constitution.


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PA: Harrisburg City Council creates buffer around abortion clinics and other medical facilities

Mathematically possible? In 59 Philadelphia voting divisions, Mitt Romney got zero votes

PA: Suit On Discrimination Against Charter School Moves Ahead In Part

Western Pa. abortion protester to stay farther away from clinics to settle fed’s lawsuit

PA: Suit Charges Town With Forcing Property Owner To Display Church Sign

PA: Court Requires Street Preacher To Stay Back From School Bus Stops

Politics is the place where competing moral visions meet: A Statement on the 2012 Elections by the Pennsylvania Catholic Conference

ADF Lawyers Defend 5th Grade Student’s Right to Hand Out Christmas Fliers

Pocono Mountain School District lawsuit heard on federal appeal