This decision was handed down by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Dec. 10. It ruled that Acting Health Secretary Allison Beam did not have authority to issue a mask mandate for everyone indoors at schools and child care centers. Pennsylvania Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman, a Republican who is running for governor, filed the lawsuit personally, along with other parents.
8/1: Last Wednesday, The American Civil Rights Union filed an amicus brief in Michael C. Turazai, et al., v. Gretchen Brandt, et. al.
7/27: The ACRU filed an amicus brief in support of a Petition for Writ of Certiorari in the Pennsylvania redistricting case.
3/5: Former Pennsylvania Governor Dick Thornburgh has filed a brief opposed to the court-drawn redistricting map.
3/7: The Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s map likely fails its own gerrymandering standards, because it skews so heavily democratic. The map submitted by the ACRU had more compact districts and fewer political subdivision splits.
2/26: ACRU’s Policy Board member and senior fellow Ken Blackwell points out the clear bias on the part of Pennsylvania Democrats in the state's redistricting case.
2/20: Republicans are fighting a court-drawn Pennsylvania map that may endanger several of the GOP seats, citing problems with the process.
2/20: The American Civil Rights Union has submitted a map to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, which by all accounts is superior to all other submitted maps.