List by Author�: Bob Price

A former NY AG says assisted suicide is "bad idea" for the Empire State

04.11.19 | Bob Price

This week, Governor Cuomo called on the state legislature to make it legal. Back in the 1990s, Dennis Vacco successfully argued a case before the U.S. supreme court dealing with doctor-assisted suicide. Vacco says assisted suicide is risky and...

New Pa. gun restrictions in domestic abuse cases begin Wednesday

04.10.19 | Bob Price

In Warren County, the sheriff’s office stores about 100 guns — most of them taken from alleged domestic abusers. Kenneth Klakamp has worked for the office in rural northwestern Pennsylvania for 43 years, the last seven of them as the...

NY lawmakers OK protections for workplace religious attire

04.10.19 | Bob Price

New York lawmakers have approved legislation strengthening protections for religious attire in the workplace. The bill that passed the state Senate on Tuesday would clarify state anti-bias rules to prohibit employers from discriminating against...

Mayor Peduto signs Pittsburgh gun legislation; legal challenges are looming for city

04.10.19 | Bob Price

Mayor Bill Peduto invoked an impassioned declaration to validate the city of Pittsburgh's new gun legislation before signing it into law Tuesday afternoon. It carried a blunt directive that will shape the city's fight against opposition...

Cuomo backs letting terminally ill to seek life-ending drugs

04.10.19 | Bob Price

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he would sign legislation allowing people with a terminal illness to seek life-ending medication from a physician. The Democrat said Tuesday on public radio’s WAMC that he knows the topic is...

Buffalo pastor calls for 100 NY churches to take stand against abortion

04.09.19 | Bob Price

Eric Johns, with the Buffalo Dream Center, says, "if we cannot stand up and speak out against this, which is so obviously evil, then we're in trouble as the church." He's urging pastors to devote five minutes of their service this Sunday to...

WWII veteran receives honorary high school diploma

04.09.19 | Bob Price

In 1943, when Edward Baron was just 17-years-old, he gave up the opportunity to graduate high school to serve in the Marines during World War II. There, he served as a paratrooper and a trained machine gunner. But his time in the war was...

Wolf joins rally calling for more action against gun violence

04.09.19 | Bob Price

Gov. Tom Wolf participated in a rally calling for more legislative action against gun violence. The Moms Demand Action rally at the state Capitol on Monday was in support of legislation that would take guns away from people deemed by the courts...

Members of law enforcement refusing to abide by so-called "Mugshot Ban"

04.09.19 | Bob Price

The Passage of the NYS budget is already bringing about several changes for New York residents. One key platform for Governor Cuomo was criminal justice reform which also included a new law that prevents the sharing of mugshots that do not have a...

Study: More children, teens seeking mental health help at emergency rooms

04.09.19 | Bob Price

New numbers show an alarming rise in children and teens turning to the emergency rooms for help because of suicidal thoughts and attempts. Using data from the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Case Survey, which was conducted by the US...

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