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Adult victims of child sex abuse deserve a fair shot at justice | Patrick Beaty

BY: - May 19, 2022

Asking voters to decide unrelated questions on the same ballot places victims’ hopes at risk.

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Trophies on a table on an athletic field

Confessions of a participation trophy liberal – and what it tells you about Pa. politics | Opinion

BY: - April 6, 2022

Compromise and bipartisanship is out the window in the Pa. General Assembly. We need a better dialogue.

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The Pa. Constitution belongs to all of us. Not one political party | Patrick Beaty

BY: - March 9, 2022

By Patrick Beaty Article I of the Pennsylvania Constitution declares the fundamental rights of all Commonwealth citizens and defines in many respects the relationship between them and their elected representatives. Among the rights reserved to the people themselves is “the inalienable and indefeasible right to alter, reform or abolish their government in such manner as […]

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Pennsylvania’s Congressional redistricting process has failed again | Opinion

BY: - February 16, 2022

But there’s hope for reform if our state Supreme Court is willing to try something new.

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Pennsylvania Republicans are planning a redistricting redo in time for the 2024 election | Opinion

BY: - January 7, 2022

Power is everything, and almost nothing is out of bounds in pursuit of power - even amending the state Constitution.

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The Pa. GOP’s attack on executive power is an undemocratic attack on our system | Opinion

BY: - November 25, 2021

Pennsylvania Republicans are planning ahead for the Shapiro administration.