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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away on Friday from metastatic pancreatic cancer in her Washington, D.C. home. She was 87 years old. Ginsburg served as an associate justice of the United States Supreme Court from 1993, after being nominated by then-President Bill Clinton, to her death. She was the second woman ever elected […]

City Council approved a resolution on Thursday that is pushing for Mayor Kenney to declare gun violence a citywide emergency in Philadelphia. The motion was brought forward by Councilmember Jamie Guthier and had 14 co-sponsors within the council. Council officials have cited a recent quadruple shooting in the Spring Garden neighborhood of the city as […]

For Argentine tango dancers, it’s completely normal to gather with hundreds of people, packed together in a small space, to dance serially with different partners for a night, a weekend or a whole week. Our faces touch; we clasp each other’s hands; share food and drink over communal tables; and talk loudly up close to […]

Dated April 09, 2020

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Rep. Sheryl Delozier, a Republican from a predominantly white conservative district, and Rep. Jordan Harris, a Democrat from a predominantly black Philadelphia district have been working together on criminal-justice reform. The Pennsylvania House of Representatives voted overwhelming 193-4 to pass a bill they both sponsored, helping formerly convicted get professional licenses. Individuals […]

This is an article I never hoped or intended to write even as recently as this past summer. But, with that said, it is TIME TO TRADE Shayne Gostisbehere! The defenseman had a terrific start to his career in Philadelphia but has fallen on hard times recently, and now, most everyone is asking themselves “Have […]

Philadelphia, PA: La Cámara de Representantes de Estados Unidos llevó acabo una votación sobre la legislación destinada a evitar que el presidente Donald Trump pueda  comprometer las Fuerzas Armadas del país en el extranjero. Evidentemente que la acción de los demócratas en ese hemiciclo tiene una connotación eminentemente politiquera. En un intento casi rayando la desesperación […]

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed into law a bill that includes a controversial provision to strip progressive Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner of some prosecuting power over gun cases in the city. The measure, passed in late June by the Republican-led state legislature, gives state Attorney General Josh Shapiro’s office the ability to prosecute cases […]

November 29, 2019 HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania is creating the criminal offense of sexual extortion to help combat what authorities say is a growing crime targeting children. The legislation signed Wednesday by Gov. Tom Wolf takes effect in two months. The law makes it a third-degree felony, punishable by up to seven years in prison, if […]

Date: October 17th, 2019 Mentally ill offenders possess a unique set of circumstances and needs. Too often, the cycle through the criminal justice system without appropriate care to address their mental health needs has become a draconian issue for the twenty-six correctional institution in Pennsylvania – prisons are no longer lockups for America’s worst offenders; […]