List by Month: 1-2013

Pennsylvanians Buying More Weapons

01.18.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania, like much of the nation, has been arming up. Last month, amid the Sandy Hook shootings and President Barack Obama's calls for stricter gun control, the FBI processed 133,241 background checks before a firearm could be purchased in ...

Another Christian Pastor To Stand Trial In Iran Next Week

01.18.13 | Sarah Harnisch

There's yet another pastor the Family Life newsroom is watching that is being held hostage in Iran. His name is Saeed Abedini. Abedini was yanked off a bus and placed on house arrest last summer. Next week, he will face a trial, and has been told ...

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01.17.13 | Darcie Schwarz

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2 Lawsuits Already Being Drawn Up Against NY Gun Control Bill

01.17.13 | Sarah Harnisch

New York State's day-old gun law is already sparking criticism. The National Rifle Association and a lawyer in Buffalo are both planning to file federal lawsuits. Buffalo Attorney Jim Tresmond says the act is unconstitutional because it prevents ...

Judge Rules NY Land Worth Cannot Be Based On Gas Drilling Land Nearby

01.17.13 | Sarah Harnisch

There's been a large court case in favor of anyone wishing to buy a home or land in New York State that might have Marcellus Shale drilling potential. The Tioga County Supreme Court has ruled natural gas speculation cannot impact the taxable value ...

PA Gov Wants To Pay For Roads & Bridges By Taxing Gas Stations

01.17.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett is about to unveil a massive transportation overhaul plan that relies mostly on 2 billion dollars a year in taxes on gas stations. Corbett's office says he will unveil details next week. The centerpiece of the plan ...

Prayer Case From Greece, NY May Be Heard In U.S. Supreme Court

01.17.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A court case that started in Greece, New York may be heard in the U.S. Supreme Court. The Christian legal firm Alliance Defending Freedom has asked the high court to hear the case of a religious freedom lawsuit over prayers used to start the Greece ...

Gun Law Lowdown In New York State

01.16.13 | Sarah Harnisch

New York has become the first state in the nation to put stricter gun laws in place. The Senate passed it at 11 p.m. Monday night, the Assembly Tuesday afternoon, and Governor Andrew Cuomo signed it into law Tuesday night. Here is what you need to ...

National Religious Freedom Day Marked Across The Country

01.16.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Today is the 20th annual National Religious Freedom Day. It marks the day the Virginia General Assembly adopted Thomas Jefferson's statute for religious freedom, the vital document that became the basis for the U.S. Constitution's First Amendment ...

Penn State Wants Mike McQueary's Lawsuit Tossed

01.16.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Penn State's lawyers have asked a judge to throw out a whistleblower and defamation lawsuit filed by a former assistant football coach. The university claimed in a court filing that Mike McQueary's lawsuit is too vague and does not meet legal ...