Gun Safety

Montco Sheriff’s Office Holding Series Of Free Seminars To Teach People How To Be Responsible Gun OwnersThe Montgomery County Sheriff's Office is promoting gun safety with a series of free seminars designed to teach people how to become responsible gun owners.
Chester County Assault Rifle Raffle Nets $20,000 For K-9 ProgramChester 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.
NJ Senate Committee OKs Compromise Gun Safety BillThe state Senate version doesn’t go nearly as far as the Assembly version.
NJ Lawmakers Get An Earful Examining Gun Control IssuesPeople 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.
Despite Compromise Failure, Pa. Voters Approve of Toomey's Gun Legislation EffortA new poll indicates that US senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) has scored points with Pennsylvania voters for his stance on background checks for gun purchases.
Gun Rights Rally Draws Hundreds in Harrisburg, Pa.The featured speaker at the rally was author and former US Army Ranger Sean Parnell (photo), who said the fight over gun rights is being waged not just in Congress but in state legislatures and courtrooms across the country.
Nutter Says Gun Death of Overbrook Student Keeps Spotlight On Gun Control"I'm angry anytime anyone gets hurt in this city, whether it be by guns or any other method. You know, it's about violence. It's about the culture of violence, and a mindset in that regard," the mayor said.
Sen. Toomey Offers Measure To Expand Background Checks on Gun SalesIf approved, Toomey's measure would expand the scope of background checks on gun purchases to include sales at gun shows and over the Internet.
Rendell, Nutter Say Sen. Toomey May Budge On Gun Control Legislation"No reasonable person can object to universal background checks," Rendell said outside Sen. Toomey's Philadelphia office.
Gun Safety Advocates Press Sen. Toomey To Support Stronger Gun LawsAbout a dozen people came quietly into the lobby of the office building, carrying signs and stacks of petitions, where they were met by a representative from Sen. Toomey's office.
Pa. Attorney General Closes State's 'Florida Loophole' for Gun PermitsIf you are among the 4,000 Pennsylvania residents who has a Florida-issued "concealed carry" weapon permit, you have four months to get one from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or you will be in violation of the law.
Pa. Lawmakers Introduce Gun Safety Bills, Including Assault Weapons BanAcknowledging that they have an uphill battle, several Democratic members of the Pennsylvania House today introduced a package of gun safety bills, including a measure to ban assault weapons.