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Starbucks’ Progressive Ways Draw Fire On Guns

On Thursday, the Seattle-based company will run full-page ads in major newspapers, telling customers that guns are no longer welcome in its cafes. But Starbucks is stopping short of an outright ban, exposing the fine line it needs to walk on a highly divisive issue.

09/18/2013

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Former Pa. Governor Rendell Calls New Hampshire Lawmaker A ‘Dumbbell’

Former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell took to the airwaves in Philadelphia on Friday and called a lawmaker who opposed expanding gun control laws a “dumbbell.”

05/10/2013

(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

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Gun Law Issue Takes Center Stage At Public Hearing In Camden

A public hearing by the New Jersey SAFE Task Force was held Tuesday night at Rutgers University Camden campus.

02/05/2013

Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey. (Credit: Leigh Vogel/Getty Images)

Pennsylvania Senator Casey Says He Would Now Support Gun Bills

Long opposed to new gun laws, Sen. Bob Casey said Wednesday that in the wake of the Connecticut school shootings he would now support bills to ban assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition clips.

12/19/2012

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Pennsylvania House Passes Harsher Gun Penalties For Convicted Felons

The state House has passed and sent to the Senate a bill that would create tougher penalties for convicted felons who are caught carrying guns.

05/24/2012

Stigall Show Log 3.29.12

Chris to the Chairman of the RNC Reince Priebus about the Supreme Court’s hearing of the Affordable Healthcare Act case and the current state of the Republican Presidential Primary and he discovers why some people hate Bruce Springsteen.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–03/29/2012

Seth Williams (File photo. Credit: Mike Dunn)

DA Seth Williams Asks City Council For Help In Closing Gun Law Loophole

District Attorney Seth Williams appeared before City Council Thursday, asking the lawmakers for help in battling a bill being considered in Congress that could extend the so-called ‘Florida gun loophole.’

10/21/2011

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Pa. House To Vote On Self-Defense Bill

The Pennsylvania House is poised to vote on a bill that would expand the legal protections for people who use deadly force when confronting an intruder to their homes or vehicles.

10/05/2010

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