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Which States Have Legalized Marijuana? Here’s The Updated Rundown

Roll a fat J, pack a bowl, hit the bong – congratulations Pennsylvania, you’re the 24th state to legalize medical marijuana! More »


This Guy Made A Fake Bomb Out Of A Sex Toy To Rob A Bank

On Thursday, a western Pennsylvania man pleaded guilty to robbing a bank with a fake bomb made out of a sex toy back in June. This likely gently-used sex-bomb was also made with phone wires and duct tape, which are arguably erotic in their own right.

Aaron Stein, 36, was charged with robbery,… More »


Former DA Email May Derail Case Against Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby’s first trial may not happen after, due to an email clause of sorts that has popped up from 2005.

CNN obtained an email from Pennsylvania’s former District Attorney Bruce Castor that shows an agreement he made with Cosby’s lawyers at the time, in which Cosby was being sued by Temple University… More »


‘Porngate’ Unveils One State’s Ugly Politics

What do Pennsylvania state officials like emailing one another? Racist, pornographic, and misogynistic messages accompanied by lewd and offensive photos, according to a political scandal dubbed “Porngate.” In recent months, Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane revealed the messages amid a slew of thousands of emails uncovered in a probe of the state’s Jerry Sandusky investigation,… More »


Pennsylvania Police Accused Of Discriminating Against Women In Physical Fitness Test

The Pennsylvania State Police are being sued by the Justice Department over the allegation that its physical fitness test discriminates against women. . [ [Huffington Post; CBS Local]
One Chinese city is paying families about $161 to give their daughters the mother’s last name in order to encourage the idea that girls can… More »


Judge Struck Down Pennsylvania Ban On Same-Sex Marriage

A federal judge struck down Pennsylvania’s law banning same-sex marriage today, calling it unconstitutional. PA’s Democratic attorney general said she wouldn’t defend the 1996 law, as she found it unconstitutional as well. Congratulations, PA couples who can now get married!  [NBC News]
A man who drugged and raped his wife for three years… More »


“God’s Law” Cited As The Reason Openly Gay Lawmaker Blocked From Speaking On DOMA Ruling

The striking down of the Defense of Marriage Act is an enormous victory for same-sex marriage. Alas, there are always several assholes out there to remind us that ignorance and homophobia are still alive and well. On Wednesday, openly gay Pennsylvania Rep. Brian Sims, a Democrat from Philadelphia, was not permitted to speak about DOMA… More »


PA Lawmaker To Introduce Legislation Seeking To Defund Planned Parenthood

A Republican state representative in Pennsylvania will introduce legislation tomorrow that seeks to defund Planned Parenthood. Rep. Daryl Metcalfe’s bill would prioritize health clinics that provide abortion services below ones which do not, which would mean that PP would be deprived of state and federal funds. Those funds are used to provide PP’s other… More »


Today’s Lady News: Pennsylvania House To Introduce Anti-Abortion Ultrasound Bill

Pennsylvania’s state House of Representatives will soon introduce an anti-abortion bill that requires a woman seeking an abortion have an ultrasound 24 hours before the procedure. The doctor is required to position the screen of the ultrasound test facing the woman, although the woman is not required by law to look at it. She… More »