Former pharmaceutical executive Bob Hugin is looking to be the first Republican in 46 years to serve as a New Jersey senator who is pro-choice and supports marriage equality.
Attorneys for Catholic Social Services recently told a federal judge the agency will stop requiring “pastoral reference letters” from prospective foster parents if a freeze on foster-child referrals to CSS is lifted.
Lansdale, a borough in Montgomery with 16,000 residents, is poised to become the next municipality in Pennsylvania to enact an LGBT civil-rights ordinance.
So far, 49 municipalities in the state have enacted such ordinances, including Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Allentown.
Richard Gliniak’s priority as one of the members of the new Crime Victims’ Advisory Committee is to help make Philadelphia’s criminal-justice system more user-friendly, particularly for LGBT people.