Judge Christylee Peck Mechanicsburg, PA
In 2011, I was elected by the citizens of Cumberland County to serve as a Court of Common Pleas Judge. My term expires in 2022. It has been my privilege to work on behalf of Cumberland County to handle all legal issues that affect the daily lives of its citizens. Every day I am on the bench hearing criminal cases (including motions, non-jury and jury trials, sentencings, and alternative treatment programs), custody disputes, civil suits, protection from abuse petitions, dependency petitions and Orphan’s court matters such as guardianships and wonderful adoptions. I work with the District Attorney’s office, Public Defender’s office, Sheriffs, Children and Youth, Domestic Relations, the Prison and all other county agencies to improve our practices and procedures.
I am a member of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s Commission on Judicial Independence and also a current member of the Board for Pennsylvania Court Appointed …
February 11, 2019
The American media has focused recently on the newly released Green New Deal (GND), a resolution sponsored by U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and U.S. Sen. Ed Markey that would fundamentally transform America’s energy policy and move closer to their socialist vision for the country. As a resolution, the GND has no power to actually regulate or tax but gives left-leaning congressmen and potential presidential candidates a vehicle to ...
More than 100,000 noncitizens are registered to vote in Pennsylvania alone, according to testimony submitted Monday in a lawsuit demanding the state come clean about the extent of its problems.
The Public Interest Legal Foundation, which has identified similar noncitizen voting problems in studies of Virginia and New Jersey, said Pennsylvania officials have admitted noncitizens have been registering and voting in the state ...
In an age when rocking century-old statues off their pedestals has become a public sport, no historical reputation is safe. That includes Abraham Lincoln, the Great Emancipator.
It is “now widely held,” Columbia historian Stephanie McCurry announced in a 2016 article, that emancipation “wasn’t primarily the accomplishment of Abraham Lincoln or the Republican Party, but of the slaves themselves, precipitated by the actions they took inside the Confederacy and in their flight to Union lines.” Ebony editor Lerone Bennett put this argument forward in his 2000 book, “Forced Into Glory: Abraham Lincoln’s White Dream.” The Zinn Education Project, which distributes Howard Zinn’s “A People’s History of the United States” to students, claims that Lincoln offered “verbal cake and ice cream to slaveowners,” while slaves themselves did “everything they could to turn a war for national unity into a war to end slavery.”
The case against Lincoln is a lot less energizing than it seems. Slavery, as it emerged in American life and law, was always a matter of state enactments. There was no federal slave code, and Madison had been particularly eager to ensure that the Constitution gave no federal recognition to the idea that there could be …
QVGOP Think Tank
We know our country is changing
We know our form of government is in question
We know we have detached from the US Constitution
We know reform is needed
Once we are able to talk with each other again
We must discuss how we, as Americans, define the role of government
Begin to consider issues with that question in mind.
So begin here…..What do you think of...