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Topic - Kathleen Kane
In a bellwether case for states trying to preserve gay-marriage bans in a fast-shifting legal landscape, Pennsylvania officials are arguing that the Supreme Court's decision this summer and the Obama administration's approach should not undercut the state's ability to enforce its own marriage laws.
As the Affordable Care Act begins further implementation with health insurance exchanges, people are vulnerable to scam artists hoping to take advantage of the confusion by separating people from their money.
For two months, an elected court clerk in the Philadelphia suburbs has been giving something to same-sex couples they have not been able to get anywhere else in Pennsylvania: a marriage license. Now a court has to decide whether the clerk single-handedly has added the commonwealth to the growing list of states that formally sanction same-sex marriages or whether he has been acting illegally and must be stopped.
Gay-marriage advocates are on the move this fall, pressing their advantage in the wake of favorable court rulings and sympathetic public officials.
It didn't take long for the ACLU to push the recent Supreme Court ruling on homosexual marriage to the extreme. The ACLU is filing challenges to overturn the will of voters and lawmakers protecting marriage in Virginia and Pennsylvania.
In a bold challenge to the NCAA's powers, Pennsylvania's governor claimed in a lawsuit Wednesday that college sports' governing body overstepped its authority and "piled on" when it penalized Penn State over the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal.
Gov. Tom Corbett said Tuesday he plans to sue the NCAA in federal court over stiff sanctions imposed against Penn State University in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal.
she announced that she, too, had decided Pennsylvania's marriage law was unconstitutional.
Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane, like California's Ms. Harris, said she would not defend the law because she didn't believe it was constitutional.