Fracking Giant Sues PA Resident For $5M For Speaking To Media About Contamination

“Take a skunk and every household chemical, put it in a blender, puree it for five minutes and take a whiff. It burns the back of your throat, makes you gag, makes you want to puke. It’s all still bad. That’s why [the inspectors are] back up here.” — Dimock, Pa. resident Ray Kemble.

Fracking Giant Sues PA Resident for $5M For Speaking to Media About Contamination

Ever since the dangerous consequences of natural gas extraction via hydraulic fracturing – popularly known as “fracking” -- entered the national consciousness, the small town of Dimock, Pennsylvania has arguably been “ground zero” for water contamination caused by the controversial practice. Now Cabot Oil & Gas, the massive energy company

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Muslims And Jews ‘Unite Against Hatred’ After Another Jewish Cemetery Is Vandalized

Muslim activists rally to donate funds, assist in cleanup after Jewish grave site in Pennsylvania desecrated.

Rabbi Joshua Bolton of the University of Pennsylvania's Hillel center surveys damaged headstones at Mount Carmel Cemetery on Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, in Philadelphia. More than 100 headstones have been vandalized at the Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia, damage discovered less than a week after similar vandalism in Missouri, authorities said. (AP/Jacqueline Larma)

(REPORT) --- Muslim activists rallied again to help repair another Jewish cemetery vandalized over the weekend, this time in Pennsylvania, where at least 100 gravestones were toppled. The president of the Philadelphia chapter of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA visited the Mount Carmel Cemetery in the northeast part of the city on Sunday and

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Cop Was “Doing His Job” When He Shot a Family’s Cat and Told Them To “Clean Up the Mess”

“Here they are to serve and protect, not be judge, jury, and executioner on someone’s lost cat?”

Sugar, a 6 yr old Tabby. was killed by a shotgun blast from by a North Catasauqua police officer.

North Catasauqua, PA — A Pennsylvania cop who chose to shoot a man’s beloved pet cat, rather than bring it to a veterinarian for a health check, will not be charged with animal cruelty — despite the rather murky circumstances of the animal’s killing. Tom Newhart and his wife rescued ‘Sugar’ at birth six years ago, but just over a week ago, the

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In ‘David vs. Goliath’ Fracking Case, Families Handed Major Win

A court on Thursday handed down a $4.2 million verdict—and vindication—to two Pennsylvania families who said fracking contaminated their water.

"$4.2 million will not bring back drinkable well water to the long-suffering families of Dimock, Pennsylvania," said anti-fracking activist Sandra Steingraber on Thursday. (Photo: AP)

A 10-person jury in court on Thursday handed down a $4.2 million verdict—and vindication—to two Pennsylvania families who refused to settle in a case pitting homeowners in the village of Dimock against a Houston-based fossil fuels company. After a two-week trial at the U.S. District Court in Scranton, the federal jury found that Cabot Oil &

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12-Year-Old Girl Shot And Killed By Pennsylvania Police In Her Home

A constable delivering an eviction notice from a district court, shot the girl’s father in the arm, but the bullet passed through him, killing the young girl.

12-Year-Old Ciara Meyer.

A Pennsylvania state constable fatally shot a 12-year-old girl while serving an eviction notice to her father in Duncannon, Pennsylvania, on Monday. The constable, who was delivering the notice from a district court, shot the father in the arm, but the bullet passed through him, striking and killing the young girl. According to police, Donald B.

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School Nurse Refuses To Treat Student After She Refuses To Recite Pledge Of Allegiance

The School District decided that if they couldn’t force the eighth grader to stand for the Pledge, they could ban her from receiving medical aid from the school nurse.

A Pennsylvania school was refused medical treatment after she exercised her right not to participate in the Pledge of Allegiance. Opting out of the Pledge is a Constitutionally-protected right, and this right has been upheld numerous times. But the Carlisle Area School District decided that if they couldn’t force the eighth grader to stand for the

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