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City Pays $1.4 Million for Gun Permit Info Dump

City Hall will pay $1.425 million to settle a lawsuit over the city’s release of gun permit information in 20112 — information that publicized the […]

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City Pays $1.4 Million for Posting Gun Permit Appeal Data Online

Two years ago, the city posted a list of Philadelphia citizens who had been denied a gun permit in the state. It eventually took the […]

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No, an Uzi Was Not Found at a Philadelphia Charter School

On Monday,  according to police, the assistant dean at the Walter D. Palmer Leadership Partners Charter School on Harbison Avenue in the Frankford section of […]

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Christie Vetoes Gun Legislation

Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Wednesday vetoed a bill that would restrict gun magazines to no more than 10 rounds apiece.

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Gunman Steals Two Guns from Man Outside Gun Range [UPDATED]

On Wednesday night at 6:40 p.m., a 68-year-old man was getting into his car outside of Yuri’s Gun Range, which is on Percy Street, just […]

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Elliot Rodger, Misguided Male Entitlement, and the “Nice Guy” Fallacy

We acculturate our children in a culture of domestic violence. In playgrounds across the country this summer and into the following school year and those […]

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Classes Resume at Community College of Philadelphia Day After Gun Scare

[UPDATE, 12:29 p.m.] Police have released the mug shot of Ryan M. Fitch. According to Philadelphia Police: “At approximately 11:58 a.m., inside Community College of […]

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Will Chris Christie Sign Jersey’s New Gun Bill?

“The clock is now ticking for Gov. Chris Christie to make a decision on a controversial bill that would further restrict the permitted size of […]

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Christie Considers Gun Bill, Presidential Aspirations

Conservative activists across the country are watching to see if N.J. Gov. Chris Christie will sign or veto a bill that reduces the allowable size […]

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Mayor Nutter Joins Anti-Gun Coalition

We told you yesterday that former PA Governor Tom Ridge was on the advisory board of Everytown for Gun Safety, a new group funded by […]

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Tom Ridge to Join Bloomberg’s Anti-NRA Campaign

The New York Times reports this morning that former Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge will join a new effort by former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg […]

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Jersey Man Shoots Self in Leg at NRA Event

Lehigh Valley Live reports: “A New Jersey man participating in a program at the Steel City Gun Club was injured today when he accidentally shot […]

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Anti-Gun Group Gives McGinty, Schwartz Perfect Scores in Gov’s Race

Newsworks reports that CeaseFirePA, a gun-control group, has scored the candidates in the Democratic primary for governor:

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Let’s Teach Philly Kids to Use Guns — Properly

Over the weekend, a 2-year-old boy in West Philadelphia shot and killed his 11-year-old sister. The gun —a .357 Magnum — had been stored on […]

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PA House Gets Bill to Crack Down on City Gun Laws

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 […]