The Respect for Marriage Act passed the US House despite six of Pennsylvania’s GOP representatives voting against it. The bill would protect marriage equality through federal law.
The ACLU accused police of aggressively questioning motorists and their passengers about their immigration statuses without cause or justification, and holding them for federal immigration officers.
According to a new report from the Marijuana Policy Project, Pennsylvania has some of the worst marijuana laws in the country. Blacks are also three times more likely to be arrested for possession in the commonwealth.
Democratic lawmakers are concerned about equality as it pertains to voting rights, and have attempted to pass bills to combat that with little success.
Following more than 200 failed attempts, an anti-lynching bill is finally poised to become law in the US.
Scrutiny over facts, historical context, and racist references has prompted changes and outright removals of historical markers across the state.
State Rep. Chris Rabb said he hopes to propose the bill before Thanksgiving.
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