Pa. GOP Legislators Hope Appeal Will Overturn Court Action on State Gun Law“This bill’s not going to come back," state senator Daylin Leach (D-Mont./Del.) said after Commonwealth Court overturned the law. "The (current) governor will never sign a bill like this."
Court Fight Ahead as NRA, Backed by New Pa. Law, Sues City of PhiladelphiaThe cities being sued have already challenged the constitutionality of the law in Commonwealth Court.
Pa. Attorney General Declines to Stand Behind New Pa. Law Controlling Municipal Gun Control LawsThe cities of Philadelphia, Lancaster, and Pittsburgh, along with several state legislators have challenged in Commonwealth Court the law that allows the National Rifle Association to sue any municipality that passes gun control measures stricter than state law.
Pennsylvania Towns Sue Over State Legislation on Gun Control MeasuresMayor Nutter and a host of other Democrats from across Pennsylvania are going to court, trying to overturn a bill signed into law by Gov. Corbett last month.
Pa. Lawmakers Move To Tighten Gun Control Laws For PhiladelphiaThe 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.
PA Medical Society Says Gun Violence Is A Health ProblemPennsylvania Medical Society president Dr. Bruce MacLeod says gun violence should be studied the same way doctors study diabetes and heart disease.
NRA Tapped To Run Nation's Largest Sports And Outdoor Show In 2014The National Rifle Association has been chosen to run the nation’s largest sports and outdoor show that was cancelled due to a gun controversy earlier this year.
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.
Nutter Hints That Nation's Mayors Will Increase Fight For Gun ControlSpurred by both last month's Newtown, Conn., tragedy and three fatal New Year's Day shootings in Philadelphia, Mayor Nutter indicates that he is preparing a new effort to stem gun violence.
NRA Calls For Armed Police Officer In Every School In Wake Of Connecticut ShootingThe nation's largest gun-rights lobby called Friday for armed police officers to be posted in every American school to stop the next killer "waiting in the wings."
Opinion: Gun ReformIn the wake of the tragedy in Connecticut, it is clear that this nation needs to reform its gun laws and a number of other needs now.
Mayor Nutter Says It's About TIme The Country Cracks Down On GunsPhiladelphia Mayor Michael Nutter is saddened by the Colorado theater massacre and says it's about time the country cracks down on guns.