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Pathways to Pardons event postponed. Rescheduled details will be available shortly.
Philadelphia, Pa. – February 3, 2018 – A recent report in Philly.com highlights an ad campaign against Pennsylvania in the Amazon Headquarter hunt due to the state’s lack of LGBT protections.
A group of LGBT activists have begun an ad campaign encouraging Amazon to take its business elsewhere because while Philadelphia and Pittsburgh have local non-discrimination ordinances, the state’s Human Relations Act does not cover discrimination based on sexual orientation.
by Lawrence M. Farnese, Jr., For the Inquirer
As a lawmaker and lawyer who has been immersed for years in the policy and politics of fighting strategic lawsuits against public participation (SLAPPs), I am pleased to have other public officials join our cause. In fact, Philadelphia City Council’s Wednesday hearing on SLAPP suits may be useful for those not yet engaged in the fight.
February 2, 2018: Lawmaker urges Pa. governor to sign executive order on net neutrality - WYTV 33
February 1, 2018: Lawmaker urges governor to sign executive order on net neutrality - ABC 27
January 30, 2018: Lawsuits to limit public participation can impact free speech, including #MeToo movement - Philadelphia Inquirer