Christopher Moraff


Christopher Moraff covers national politics, social justice and consumer issues for a number of publications. He writes a weekly column for Philadelphia magazine's blog "The Philly Post" and is a contributing writer for In These Times, where he serves on the Board of Editors.


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Defying Pennsylvania law, Montgomery County's register of wills has begun issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Will this bold move help or hurt the cause? Read more

Money, Politics and Power

As gay marriage gets its day at the Supreme Court, activists in New Jersey launch a new offensive in the fight for LGBT equality. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

A spoonful of medecine may make the deficit-reduction go down. Read more

Health and Social Policy

South of the border, where drug violence has taken a serious toll, lawmakers are weighing their decriminalization options. Read more


For the fourth time in 20 years the U.S. Sentencing Commission has asked lawmakers to reform mandatory cocaine sentencing policy. Might this be the year Congress listens? Read more