gun control

(Pennsylvania attorney general Kathleen Kane, in 2013 file photo.  Credit: Bill Roswell)

Pa. Attorney General Declines to Stand Behind New Pa. Law Controlling Municipal Gun Control Laws

The cities of Philadelphia, Lancaster, and Pittsburgh, along with several state legislators have challenged in Commonwealth Court the law that allows the National Rifle Association to sue any municipality that passes gun control measures stricter than state law.

12/05/2014

File photo by Tony Hanson

Poll: Percentage Of Americans Who Believe Having A Gun At Home Makes It Safer Has Doubled

Apparently, between 2000 and 2006 less than half of Americans said having a gun made them feel safer, but since 2006, the percentage in favor of having a firearm in the house has been slowly increasing.

11/13/2014

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Pennsylvania Towns Sue Over State Legislation on Gun Control Measures

Mayor Nutter and a host of other Democrats from across Pennsylvania are going to court, trying to overturn a bill signed into law by Gov. Corbett last month.

11/10/2014

(File photo by Michelle Durham)

Taking Your Legal Gun To Work

if you have, or are planning to get, a permit to carry a concealed weapon, does your employer have the right to tell you you can’t carry it to work?

08/14/2014

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Recent Deadly Shootings Reigniting Gun Control Debate

As shootings continue, the debate on gun control goes on.

06/12/2014

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NJ Lawmakers Hope New Gun Control Bill Will Prevent Tragedies

Mass shootings , like Friday’s deadly rampage in Santa Barbara, California, bring to light the highly debated gun control issue.

05/26/2014

(A .223-caliber bullet and a high-capacity ammunition clip.  File photo by George Frey/ Getty Images)

NJ Assembly Approves Limits on Size of Ammo Clips

The bill would lower the current limit of 15 bullets to 10.

05/22/2014

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PA Gun Owners Take Aim At Philadelphia Gun Control Group

Western Pennsylvania gun owners have aimed their sights at a Philadelphia gun control advocacy group.

04/20/2014

(Pa. Rep. John Taylor, R-Phila.   Photo by Tony Romeo)

Pa. Lawmakers Move To Tighten Gun Control Laws For Philadelphia

The House Judiciary Committee has advanced a bill, sponsored by Rep. John Taylor (R-Phila.), which will create a minimum two-year prison sentence for someone who carries an unlicensed gun in Philadelphia.

03/18/2014

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It’s The Bill Of Rights, Not The Bill Of Needs

So, why is okay for a state to restrict your right to protect yourself in public?

02/14/2014

File photo by Tony Hanson

Research Claims Access To A Firearm Significantly Ups Risk Of Suicide, Homicide

A new study suggests people who have access to a gun are three times more likely to commit suicide and nearly twice as likely to be murdered.

01/31/2014

Clayton’s Hunting and Fishing in Horsham. (credit: Michelle Durham)

Pa. Universities Say New Weapons Policy Needs Work

A proposed policy to allow weapons in limited areas of the 14-campus Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education needs more work and won’t go before the system’s board later this month, officials said Thursday.

01/10/2014

(Credit: Michelle Durham)

Villanova Display Memorializes Philadelphia’s Victims of Gun Violence

Villanova students couldn’t help but pause at the hundreds of t-shirts comprising the “Memorial to the Lost,” each with the name and age of a victim.

12/05/2013

(The New Jersey state capitol, in Trenton.  File photo by KYW Newsradio)

Advent of Owner-Only Handguns May Force Gun Law Changes in N.J.

A German gunmaker called Armatix is ready to sell the iP1 pistol in the US, which links to a wristwatch. Without the encoded wristwatch, the gun won’t fire.

11/22/2013

File photo by Tony Hanson

Medical Research Addresses Gun Violence

Medical researchers have identified a very small population being subject to most gun violence, which may help tackle the issue.

11/19/2013

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