List by Month: 10-2012

24 Hours Max Till We Have Answers On Pennsylvanian's Voter ID Law

10.01.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A judge could rule on Pennsylvania's controversial voter i.d. law as early as today. Last week, a commonwealth court judge heard more testimony from people who said it took them several tries to get an i.d. One woman testified it took her 3 months ...

New York To Take Longer To Make A Decision On High Volume Hydrofracking

10.01.12 | Sarah Harnisch

New York State will reopen the rule-making process for natural gas drilling. State administrators said Sunday they will reopen the process on high volume hydrofracking and hold at least 1 public hearing before finalizing regulations, meaning it's ...

Same Sex Marriage; Affirmative Action On The Table As Supreme Court Opens New Session Today

10.01.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The U.S. Supreme Court opens its annual term today.  Thomas Goldstein, publisher of Scotusblog.com, says the high court is expected to consider some key cases involving affirmative action, voting rights and same-sex marriage. He says "the ...

California Bans Therapy To Help Gay Kids; Affects Christian Counseling Centers

10.01.12 | Sarah Harnisch

California has become the first state to ban teenage gay conversion therapy. Effective January 1st, mental health practitioners, as well as Christian churches and counseling centers, are prohibited from holding sessions that are aimed at making gay ...

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