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Reports: Anti-Abortionists Leaving Graphic Flyers in KOP Wegmans Products

Two King of Prussia Wegmans customers say they were stunned this month when they found graphic anti-abortion flyers in products they purchased from the grocery store. […]

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Mike Pence to Speak in Rittenhouse Square on Tuesday

As Mike Pence readies to speak at a fundraiser in Philly, local protesters are likewise preparing a rally of their own for the vice president’s […]

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Pa. State Rep: I’ll Run Over Protesters Who Block Traffic

Meet Pa. State Rep. Aaron Bernstine. If you’d never heard of him, now you have: he’s the Republican state legislator who said in a tweet […]

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Pa. Senate Bill Would Force Protesters to Pay for Rallies

A Pa. Senate bill introduced earlier this month would force some protesters to foot the bill for costs connected to rallies. Under state Senate bill 754, protesters who […]

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“Philly is Charlottesville” Rally Planned for Center City

Activists plan to gather on Wednesday night in Center City as part of the “Philly is Charlottesville” march and rally. Interfaith organization POWER (Philadelphians Organized […]

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What Republicans Could Learn About Free Speech From Philly’s Hebrew Israelites

I’ve always been a big fan of spring. We as Americans tend to talk reverently about spring because it’s seen as a time of renewal. […]

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Philly Police and Protesters Show the World How It’s Done

Any time thousands of protesters pour into the streets of a city, very bad things can happen, as history has shown us time and time […]

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Report: Penn Used Maintenance Workers to Drown Out Christian Protesters

Penn’s campus is frequently full of protesters. When I was in school there, student protests generally consisted of anti–Iraq War campouts, Israel/Palestine protests (on both […]

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Federal Charges Dropped Against Four Fence-Climbing DNC Protesters

Federal prosecutors have reportedly dropped charges against four protestors who scaled a security fence outside the Wells Fargo Center during the Democratic National Convention last […]

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Here’s What Philly Cops Thought of the DNC Protests

We’ll do better this time. Promise.  City officials did everything but tattoo that message across their foreheads when the Democratic National Convention rolled into town […]

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Remembering the 2000 Philadelphia RNC: Puppets, Police and The Rock

On July 12th, 2000, Philadelphia police engaged in a shootout with 30-year-old Thomas Jones. An Action News helicopter followed the ensuing police chase, and showed […]

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23 Photos of the Protests at the City Hall Tree Lighting Ceremony

In the wake of non-indictments of police officers in the deaths of Mike Brown in Ferguson and Eric Garner in New York City, protests erupted around […]

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What Is Your Excuse for the Cop Who Killed Eric Garner?

“Negroes — Sweet and docile, Meek, humble, and kind: Beware the day — They change their mind.” —Langston Hughes Black people are angry. I don’t mean this […]

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Protests Erupt at Philadelphia City Hall Tree Lighting

As tenor Justin Gonzalez finished singing his rendition of “Oh Holy Night” from the stage overlooking the massive unfriendly audience at City Hall, he held the final […]

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Ferguson Die-In Protest, March This Afternoon in Philly

[UPDATE, 5:12 p.m.] Here’s a photo of the protest march as it makes its way down Market Street at 19th Street. #FergusonPHL Tweets