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Gun Safety

(Philadelphia police commissioner Charles Ramsey.  File photo by Pat Loeb)

Ramsey Hopes Politics Won’t Undermine Stronger Gun Control Laws

Philadelphia police commissioner Charles Ramsey says he was pleased to see virtually all of his recommendations in President Obama’s proposals on gun violence.

01/17/2013

(Shoppers at Cherry Hill Mall.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Americans Show Broad Support For Armed Guards in Schools, Malls

In this same survey there is overwhelming support for widespread background checks.

01/17/2013

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In Central Pennsylvania, Controversy Over a Kinder, Gentler Gun Show

The British firm that runs a huge outdoor show in Harrisburg, Pa. has drawn the ire of sportsmen for its decision to ban the display and sale of certain weapons at this year’s upcoming show.

01/16/2013

(Pres. Obama and VP Joe Biden announce the administration's new gun law proposals today in Washington, DC.   Credit: Chip Somodevilla/ Getty Images)

Pres. Obama Gets Some Quick Reactions on Gun Safety Initiative

President Obama has called for sweeping new gun laws in the United States, setting the stage for what may become the most sweeping political battle over gun control in decades.

01/16/2013

(Mayor Nutter made his comments about the NRA following a scheduled appearance at the African American Museum.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Mayor Nutter Calls NRA ‘Out of Touch’ on Gun Control Issues

“Not even the insane people at the NRA can put forward a legitimate explanation” for not limiting assault weapon ownership, Nutter said Friday morning.

01/11/2013

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