Under the law, gun owners no longer had to show they were harmed by an ordinance to challenge it, and it let “membership organizations” like the NRA sue on behalf of any Pennsylvania member. It also allowed them to recover damages if they are successful.
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.
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.
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.
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?
As shootings continue, the debate on gun control goes on.
Mass shootings , like Friday’s deadly rampage in Santa Barbara, California, bring to light the highly debated gun control issue.
The bill would lower the current limit of 15 bullets to 10.
Western Pennsylvania gun owners have aimed their sights at a Philadelphia gun control advocacy group.
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.
So, why is okay for a state to restrict your right to protect yourself in public?
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.
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.
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.
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.