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.
Medical researchers have identified a very small population being subject to most gun violence, which may help tackle the issue.
It may sound like science fiction, but Philadelphia City Council is considering whether to regulate 3-D printers because the technology allows do-it-yourselfers to use the devices to manufacture a working firearm.
Earlier this month, gun owners held a Starbucks Appreciation Day, conspicuously packing heat while sipping caramel macchiatos.
But opponents vow to carry on their fight.
Gun-control advocates are calling attention to the violence plaguing Trenton as they urge the governor to sign a package of gun bills on his desk.
Francine Lobis Wheeler, a native of the Philadelphia suburbs, asked the Pa. House Judiciary Committee to subject the sale of long guns by private sellers to background checks.
About two dozen people, determined to make their voices heard, boarded a bus in North Philadelphia for the ride to Harrisburg.
The New Jersey Senate has passed 10 gun control bills, three of which received a final legislative vote and now head to Gov. Chris Christie’s desk.