Post Tagged with: "Pennsylvania"

KKK Forms Neighborhood Watch In Pennsylvania

KKK Forms Neighborhood Watch In Pennsylvania

A campaign for a KKK neighborhood watch program is picking up steam.

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Special Needs Bullying Victim Punished By School, Police And Court For Recording Bullies Tormenting Him

A special needs bullying victim is tried and convicted in court for recording his daily torment.

A mother of a 15- year- old special needs child has decided to help her son fight his conviction of disorderly conduct for recording the bullies that have been tormenting him over the past several months. While the judge found him ‘guilty,’ the punishment wasn’t much–$25 and court costs. (The […]

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Public Defender Charged With Rape, Warned Victim ‘No One Is Going To Believe You’

Photo: Mugshot via the Times Tribune.

A former public defender warned his 15-year-old victim that nobody would believe her. He thought that his professional title and circle would protect him. He was wrong and this month will go on trial for his crime.

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Police Nab Horse Killer In Amish Buggy Drive-By Shooting

Photo from Wikipedia.

Horse was killed in drive-by shooting Last November, in Ronks, PA, someone drove by an Amish buggy and fired a shot. The Amish family who was riding in the buggy heard what they thought was a firecracker. Their horse spooked and flinched but showed no sign of injury. The family […]

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Bad Parents Lock 3-Year Old In Car Trunk To Teach Him A Lesson

Photo of car trunk cc 2005 by CZmarlin via Wikimedia Commons. 

A couple in Ligionier, Pennsylvania locked their three-year-old son, Skylar Lenhart, into the trunk of their car to teach him not to be afraid of the dark.

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GOP Governor Tom Corbett Says Gay Marriage Is Like Marrying Your Sister (VIDEO)

GOP Governor Tom Corbett Says Gay Marriage Is Like Marrying Your Sister (VIDEO)

Pennsylvania’s Governor Tom Corbett mistakenly thought he was Rick Santorum when he likened marriage equality to incest during an early morning TV show.

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Shockingly Racist Texts Have Pennsylvania School Officials Under Fire (VIDEO)

Shockingly Racist Texts Have Pennsylvania School Officials Under Fire (VIDEO)

Two High ranking Pennsylvania School Officials are under fire for racist texts sent on their work cell phones.

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Gun Nut With A Badge Mark Kessler Posts More Violence To YouTube (VIDEO)

Gun Nut With A Badge Mark Kessler Posts More Violence To YouTube (VIDEO)

Suspended Gilberton, PA police chief Mark Kessler is at it again, this time posting YouTube material that is clearly meant to intimidate public officials

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‘I ♥ Boobies’ Bracelets Can’t Be Banned At Pennsylvania School, Court Rules

Big difference between bracelets with the slogan "I ♥ Boobies" and t-shirts with "Official Booby Inspector." If you can't figure that out, find another job. Image @ KeepABreastFoundation

Big difference between bracelets with the slogan “I ♥ Boobies” and t-shirts with “Official Booby Inspector.” If you can’t figure that out, find another job.

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Man Opens Fire At Pennsylvania Town Meeting, At Least Three People Killed, Others Wounded

Photo from NBC News.

After a shooting rampage that began outside of the building, the gunman made his way inside, continuing to fire his weapon from within the building.

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Armed Militia Holding Pennsylvania Town Hostage

Photo from Endo Gun Blog.

To Gilberton, PA police chief Mark Kessler: The definition of terrorism is simple. If you are causing those around you to live in fear, you are a terrorist.

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Right-Wing Pennsylvania Police Chief Calls For Violence Against Democrats And The Government (VIDEO)

Right-Wing Pennsylvania Police Chief Calls For Violence Against Democrats And The Government (VIDEO)

How can any law enforcement official be trusted by the community if they clearly have an unhealthy bias towards a large part of the citizenry?

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Pennsylvania Republican Chairman Brags About Voter Suppression Law Hurting Democrats In 2012 VIDEO)

Philadelphians protesting GOP "voter I.D." shenanigans

Pennsylvania Republicans enacted a voter ID law that opponents said would suppress voters across the state, and now admit it was to steal the election.

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PA’s Attorney General Refuses To Defend Ban On Same-Sex Marriage (AUDIO)

Kathleen Kane. Image by Michael S. Wirtz  @ Philly.com

Kathleen Kane stated that she was not asking the people of Pennsylvania to believe as she believes, but she does ask them to believe in the Constitution.

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How Legal Protest Is Being Criminalized By Big Business And Its Allies

The man arrested for writing on a sidewalk with chalk in front of Bank of America was acquitted for all 13 counts of vandalism Monday. Security Camera footage of Jeff Olson, from the San Diego Reader

The police are being used by Big Money to silence protest and dissent. Wall Street and corporations hide behind the law even as they deprive us of our constitutional rights.

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Pennsylvania GOP Rep Shuts Down Gay Democrat’s Marriage Equality Speech As A ‘Rebellion Against God’

Pennsylvania GOP Rep Shuts Down Gay Democrat’s Marriage Equality Speech As A ‘Rebellion Against God’

Democratic State Rep. Brian Sims rose to give a speech on the overturning of DOMA, when Republican Rep. Daryl Metcalfe brutally silenced him.

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Outrageous Fees To Access Your Wages? That’s What Happened To Her

Outrageous Fees To Access Your Wages? That’s What Happened To Her

The accompanying note said that her future earnings would be deposited in this account and she could access it with the card. For a fee.

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50th Anniversary Of SCOTUS Ruling Prompts PA ‘Public School Religious Freedom Month’ Bill

It seemed only appropriate to Pennsylvania Representative Mark Cohen (D-Phil) to commemorate a SCOTUS decision on separation of church and state with a bill to make the whole month of June “Public School Religious Freedom Month.” Image @ACLU

For some, religious freedom means freedom FROM religion. Rep. Cohen’s bill making June ‘Public School Religious Freedom Month’ surely puts him in that camp.

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Privatization Is America’s Path To Poverty & Indentured Servitude (VIDEO)

Privatization Is America’s Path To Poverty & Indentured Servitude (VIDEO)

Republicans sing the praises of privatization. The dirty secret is that it depresses wages and encourages government corruption to feed private companies.

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PA Senator Reveals Background Checks Died Because GOP Doesn’t Want To Help Obama (VIDEO)

Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA) admitted Republicans didn't want to "be seen helping the president." Photo from www.pennlive.com.

Recent Gallup polls show 83-91% support for gun background checks. Yet, we somehow missed the boat on providing effective gun safety legislation once again.

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