by Ian Millhiser Posted on October 27, 2014 Updated: October 27, 2014
The NRA's primary objection to the animal cruelty bill was a separate provision banning what are known as "pigeon shoots."
by Ian Millhiser Posted on October 24, 2014 Updated: October 24, 2014
The law reduces the costs of bringing a pro-gun lawsuit, it deputizes the NRA to police gun laws enacted by city and town councils, and it gives the NRA an incentive to file as many suits as it can as quickly as possible.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on October 22, 2014 Updated: October 22, 2014
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett (R) isn't too keen on the First Amendment.
by Emily Atkin Posted on October 14, 2014
Jennifer Chomicki and three other parents have launched a legal challenge against their town council's decision to allow fracking near the Mars School District, a campus of 3,200 children.
by Emily Atkin Posted on September 30, 2014
The revelation is just the latest twist in a three-year-long case that has been fraught with peculiarities.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on September 25, 2014 Updated: September 26, 2014
The victim's lawyer has called the line of argument "total bunk" and "victim shaming."
by Zack Ford Posted on September 23, 2014
Outgoing Sen. Jim Ferlo (D) is now the third openly gay lawmaker in the Pennsylvania state legislature.
by Emily Atkin Posted on September 19, 2014
This is not the first time a state agency has removed references to climate change from its website following the induction of a less-than-climate-friendly Governor.
by Katie Valentine Posted on September 15, 2014
The study finds that faults in well casing and cementing -- not the actual act of drilling -- is to blame for contamination.
by Emily Atkin Posted on September 10, 2014 Updated: September 10, 2014
The findings represent "the largest study to date of general health status of people living near natural gas wells," Rabinowitz said.