News, Politics and Entertainment with The Chris Stigall Show | January 6Chris discussed President Obama's executive action on expanding background checks and Richard Ross being sworn in as Philadelphia's next Police Commissioner. He talked with Anthony Filipello from Delaware Valley Sports Center at 7:00 and David Keene, the former President of the NRA, at 7:20 to get their thoughts on President's announcement, as well as Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine about High School student who was threatened after publishing an editorial on protests in Ferguson, MO at 8:00.
Pa. Court Strikes Down Law That Aided NRA Gun ChallengesUnder the law, gun owners no longer had to show they were harmed by an ordinance to challenge it, and it let "membership organizations" like the NRA sue on behalf of any Pennsylvania member. It also allowed them to recover damages if they are successful.
As Battle With NRA Looms, City Scales Back Its Gun LawsDeputy chief solicitor Richie Feder said removing those old laws will allow the city to better defend its more recent gun restrictions.
NRA Suing Pennsylvania Cities Over Gun LawsArmed with a new state law, pro-gun groups are rapidly scaling up their attack on municipal firearms ordinances in Pennsylvania, with the National Rifle Association filing suit over gun-control measures in three cities.
NJ Officials Look To Revise Regulations Governing Gun DealersNew Jersey law enforcement officials are proposing some changes to tighten the rules for gun retailers.
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.
Catholic Priest Protests Controversial Chicago Billboard On Dom Giordano ProgramDom Giordano spoke to Father Michael Pfleger, a Catholic Priest from Chicago, on Monday about his request that a billboard featuring an assault rifle be taken down.
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.
Stigall Show Log 9.25.13Chris covers the ongoing Senate speech by Texas Senator Ted Cruz objecting to funding Obamacare, the chaos at Yankee Stadium over Mariano Rivera Bobblehead Night, and bystanders not acting to help a police officer in a scuffle with a suspect on a SEPTA platform. He also talks to the President of the NRA, David Keene.
Gun Rights Advocates March To Protest Philadelphia Ordinance That Bans Firearms On City PropertyA few dozen gun rights advocates rallied in Philadelphia's Love Park and then marched down Market Street on Saturday to protest a City ordinance that bans the carrying of firearms in parks and recreation centers, even if the guns are legal.
Guns In Your Home: A Statistical Accident Waiting To HappenOver 70 percent of the time a minor is killed by a gun, the gun used was housed in that minor's own home.
Artist Transforms Some Of Philadelphia Into Canvas Reflecting Crisis In AmericaTen blocks in the heart of Philadelphia will be turned into a canvas reflecting a crisis in America.