Bill to change Pa. stalking law in labor disputes heads to Wolf

    A proposal designed to limit stalking and harassment during labor disputes is on its way to the desk of Gov. Tom Wolf after final passage in the Pennsylvania House.

    The House voted 107-to-91 on Tuesday in favor of the bill, which eliminates exceptions in current law that permit those acts during organized labor disputes. Instead, the bill says the harassment and stalking laws don’t apply to “constitutionally protected activity.”

    An exception in current law for making threats to use weapons of mass destruction would be eliminated entirely.

    A spokesman for the Democratic governor says he’ll review the legislation before deciding whether to sign or veto it.

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    The Republican sponsor says peaceful labor activity won’t be affected.

    One House Democrat voted for it; nine Republicans were against it.

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