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Pennsylvania County Rejects 'In God We Trust' Motto

AP | Posted 09.10.2014 | Politics

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pennsylvania county council has voted 8-6 against posting the national motto, "In God We Trust," in its chambers. Allegheny Cou...

Ending Domestic Partner Benefits "Unbearable Crisis" for Lesbian Couple in Pennsylvania

Sue Kerr | Posted 08.31.2014 | Gay Voices
Sue Kerr

Eileen Halloran has knee replacement surgery scheduled for late August and will have to schedule a hysterectomy soon afterwards. She and her partner, an employee of Allegheny County, have carefully coordinated their respective health needs and recuperation periods. But now their careful plans for their health and their relationship are now up in the air.

Dear PA: Keep Domestic Partner Benefits Until We Have Statewide Non-Discrimination Protection

Sue Kerr | Posted 08.26.2014 | Gay Voices
Sue Kerr

Don't punish us because the Commonwealth hasn't done the work of creating an equal playing ground. Don't force us to get married. That's not why these families went to court and it is not what marriage equality is supposed to create.