School Security Concerns Force Relocation of Some Area Polling PlacesAfter the school shooting two years ago in Newtown, Conn., some local school officials expressed a desire to move polling places out of their buildings, for security reasons.
Mother of Newtown, Ct. School Shooting Victim Urges Pa. Lawmakers to Tighten Gun ControlsFrancine 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.
Mayor Nutter Proposes Economic Principles to Pressure Firearms IndustryMayor Nutter says the Sandy Hook Principles, modeled on the "Sullivan Principles" that helped force an end to apartheid in South Africa, are designed to make the gun industry behave better.
NJ Lawmaker Thinks Time For Assault Weapon Ban Has ComeUS senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) believes there is growing support for reinstating a national ban on assault weapons.