Banning this flag — and only this flag — raises First Amendment issues, the plaintiffs’ lawyer says.
By Linda Stein
Despite a late-July vote to retain accreditation for Pennsylvania’s largest police department, Commissioner Danielle Outlaw has again been put on notice for ordering her department to comply with the controversial “Driving Equality Law,” a municipal ordinance that downgraded offenses still codified by the Pennsylvania vehicle code.
By A. Benjamin Mannes
As Philadelphia reports daily on a homicide rate that continues to soar, measuring crime in Pennsylvania’s sixth-largest city as well as other neighboring counties proves to be a completely different challenge.
By Todd Shepherd
No amount of policy-making or lamenting rising violence in cities like Philadelphia will allow the police to do their jobs. We must respect and re-valorize the work of everyday officers.
By Alan Basewitz and Paul Snitzer