The man who served as Penn State's president when the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal erupted may soon be headed to jail after Pennsylvania's highest court said it will not take up his appeal.
The unanimous ruling said the constitutional protection against excessive fines applies not only to the federal government, but also to state and local authorities. Philadelphia's program had once been cited as one of the worst examples of forfeiture overreach.
Several control bills have been introduced in state houses and the new Congress that sponsors say are aimed at reducing shootings, suicides, and domestic violence, along with other proposals that call for expanding gun rights.
“I understand how disturbing this image is to members of the Gettysburg College community, and especially those who are Jewish,” trustee Bob Garthwait, 58, said in the statement. "As a sophomore in 1980, I was not fully aware of the significance of those symbols..."
The annual American Handcrafted show in Philadelphia is the largest event of its kind according to the group’s website. It sells everything from hand-made ceramics, to crafted food and beverages, to jewelry made with recycled materials. Artists and buyers have been coming here for 30 years.