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.
Chester County sheriff Carolyn Welsh took a lot of heat from anti-gun activists who said the department’s plan to raffle off guns — especially an AR-15 — at the annual Wild Game Dinner was insensitive.
The state Senate version doesn’t go nearly as far as the Assembly version.
Wednesday’s bill expands background checks on private party gun sales, and at gun shows, effectively closing the “gun show loophole.”
New Jersey Democrats have an election-year issue that could make Gov. Chris Christie squirm — but they’ve been too divided so far to use it to their advantage.
Thursday afternoon Gloucester County officials held a ceremony, in honor of National Victim’s Rights Week, to remember residents who’ve died because of violent crimes.
The raffle was organized by the Chester County Deputy Sheriff’s Association, and the proceeds will help pay for programs in the department’s dog units.
People on both sides of the gun control issue jammed a New Jersey state senate hearing room where a series of reforms sought by Democrats are being considered this week in committee.
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.