A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Thursday in favor of a Catholic foster care agency in its biggest religion case of the year, which pitted religious freedom against LGBTQ rights. Justices said officials in Philadelphia violated the First Amendment by refusing to accommodate the faith-based agency’s religious beliefs. Legal precedent requiresContinue Reading

At least 70 percent of Medicare-eligible seniors say they want to be vaccinated against COVID-19 “at the earliest opportunity” or soon after seeing others “safely benefiting”, according to an eight-city survey announced today by ChenMed, one of the nation’s leading primary care providers. More than 1,500 at-risk elderly in Cincinnati,Continue Reading

As a result of Philadelphia Phillies announcing Friday five players had tested positive for COVID-19, every team in Major League Baseball will shut its spring training camp over concerns about the coronavirus pandemic. The Associated Press (AP) reports that all of the spring complexes in Florida and Arizona will temporarilyContinue Reading

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A rioter and arsonist in Philadelphia, Lore-Elisabeth Blumenthal was charged Wednesday following an investigation into setting fire to two police vehicles, throwing Molotov cocktails and other violent behavior. Blumenthal, 33, now faces federal arson charges for the incident on May 30, a Philadelphia massage therapist identified through by zeroing in onContinue Reading

The U.S. Department of Justice filed an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in support of a Catholic foster care agency because it refuses to compromise its religious beliefs by placing children with same-sex couples. The Supreme Court agreed to review Sharonell Fulton, et al. v. City of Philadelphia and oral argument is expectedContinue Reading