PA House Gets Bill to Crack Down on City Gun Laws

Individuals could sue cities for their restrictions, get legal costs reimbursed.

Newsworks reports: “Gun owners and groups including the National Rifle Association would be able to take municipalities to court over local gun restrictions under a measure that passed a House committee with overwhelming support Tuesday. The bill would give challengers of local gun restrictions the legal standing necessary to ask for court review of an ordinance. Successful challengers could be reimbursed by municipalities for legal costs and other expenses.” While some cities do have laws more restrictive than state laws, experts say they’ve not been enforced. The new bill might force those cities to strip those laws from the books, anyway.

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