eye-3-yellow-3d-2-new-logo philly_kyw_new philly_94wip_new 35h_cbssportsrad_philly philly_wpht_new

background checks

(Governor Markell signs bill into law that strengthens gun background checks. Family members of Newtown school shooting victims stand behind him. Credit: Jenn Bernstein)

Gov. Markell Signs Expanded Gun Background Checks Into Law In Del.

Wednesday’s bill expands background checks on private party gun sales, and at gun shows, effectively closing the “gun show loophole.”

05/08/2013

(US Sen. Pat Toomey.  File photo by Chip Somodevilla/ Getty Images)

Analysis: Gun Background Check Bill Round 2; Early Moves In 2015 Mayor’s Race

Sources tell KYW Newsradio that Republican Senator Pat Toomey from Pennsylvania thinks he may have the votes to try and pass the legislation to intensify gun background checks that was recently defeated in the Senate.

04/30/2013

Chris Christie (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie Announces Plan To Curb Gun Violence

The proposal calls for expanding government-funded mental health treatment, requiring parental sign-off before minors can buy or rent violent video games and mandating would-be gun owners show government-issued IDs.

04/19/2013

Stigall Show Log 4.11.13

Chris talks to Senator Pat Toomey about his compromise with Democrats for background checks on gun purchases and Senator Paul Ryan about President Obama’s latest budget proposal. He also talks to Tim Goeglein from Focus on the Family about the latest trends on abortion and out-of-wedlock births.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–04/11/2013

Stigall Show Log 2.5.13

Chris reviews the latest calls from President Obama for Congress to act against gun violence, the denials from New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez that he ever partied with prostitutes in the Dominican Republic, and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s appearance on David Letterman. He talks to Actor Henry Winkler, Executive Director of PA GOP, Mike Barley about the privatization of state liquor stores, and Sexologist, Dr. Jill McDevitt.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–02/05/2013

Stigall Show Log 1.17.13

Chris reviews President Obama and Joe Biden’s plan to reduce gun violence and the Eagles hiring of Oregon Head Coach, Chip Kelly. He talks to CSN Philly’s Ray Didinger, Joe Vallee, a contributor to A Snowball’s Chance: Philly Fires Back Against the National Media, and gun rights expert, John Lott.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–01/17/2013

Social Media Background Checks Becoming More Common

You’ve heard of employers conducting criminal and background checks. Now, some companies are also conducting social media checks of potential employees.

07/23/2011

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 31,455 other followers