Recently, numerous companies, including Dicks, Walmart, and even Pennsylvania-based Dunkelberger's Sports Outfitters, started refusing to sell rifles and shotguns to individuals between the ages of 18 and 21, seemingly in violation of Pennsylvania's Human Relations Act. Before addressing PA's Human Relations Act, let's review Pennsylvania's constitutional provisions. First and foremost, Article 1, Section 1 - Inherent rights … Continue reading Violating Pennsylvania’s Human Relations Act by Denying Sales of Firearms and Ammunition to Those Under 21 Years of Age?
Penn State Scandal: If I Report Child Abuse, Can I Lose My Job? Am I Protected in Any Way?
By Matthew T. Hovey, Esquire The tragedy which has engulfed Penn State and forced the retirement of Joe Paterno has also generated an opportunity to discuss what is legally required of someone who, like Mike McQueary, finds themselves in the unfortunate, uncomfortable, and infuriating situation following the discovery of suspected child abuse. My previous article on … Continue reading Penn State Scandal: If I Report Child Abuse, Can I Lose My Job? Am I Protected in Any Way?