Gun Laws

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Montco Man Seen With AR-15 Will Likely Be Barred From Owning Guns

A man who caused a stir in several towns in Montgomery County last week when he was seen walking around with an AR-15 slung on his shoulder […]

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Police Chief: Man Toting AR-15 Was Trying to Provoke “Debate”

The chief of police for Abington Township in Montgomery County says an unidentified firearm owner caused “unnecessary alarm” on Monday when he was observed with […]

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Gov. Wolf Seeks More “Commonsense” Gun Legislation in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf and Acting State Police Commissioner Lt. Col. Robert Evanchick held a joint press conference on Monday in which both men affirmed […]

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NJ Lawmakers Want Even Tougher Gun Laws

Just days after hundreds of thousands of students and supporters marched in protest of gun violence nationwide, the Democrat-led General Assembly of New Jersey passed […]

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Eagle Chris Long Debates Guns, Arming Teachers on Twitter

Fresh off of climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro for charity, Eagles defensive end Chris Long returned to a country engaged in a heated debate over the potential […]

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As Legislative Session Nears End, Three Bills With Philly Relevance Advance

Pennsylvania legislators advanced three controversial bills yesterday involving gun rights, sanctuary cities and police transparency.

Split photo: Chris Christie, New Jersey governor, and a smart gun developed by NJIT
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Smart Guns Aren’t for Sale in America Because of a New Jersey Law

Chris Christie yesterday vetoed a bill that would have required New Jersey gun dealers to carry at least one “smart gun” for sale. Christie used […]

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Why Pa. Won’t Pass Stricter Gun Laws After the Orlando Massacre

We already know Congress probably won’t enact stricter gun laws in the wake of the worst mass shooting in United States history. It didn’t after Adam Lanza murdered 20 elementary schoolers in […]

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Senator Casey and Commissioner Ross: This New Smartphone Gun Must Be Stopped

Right now, when you picture a handgun, the silhouette doesn’t resemble the iPhone in your pocket. Sen. Bob Casey and Philly Police Commissioner Richard Ross want […]

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Why I Carry a Gun

It’s noon on a busy Friday in Rittenhouse Square, and I’m seated along the inside window at Rouge, one my favorite lunch spots in my […]

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Trends: Gun Ownership in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania

Stories like Peter Breslow’s aren’t uncommon. As the newly initiated gun owner himself recently learned, mass shootings like the ones in Paris and San Bernardino […]

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Police: Upper Dublin Resident Lost Her Gun While Jogging

Just yesterday we brought you a story about Kensington’s Urban Education Academy’s lockdown after a school officer’s gun was stolen from his car. The officer’s firearm has yet […]

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Philly School Under Lockdown After Officer’s Gun Was Stolen

UPDATE: The lockdown has reportedly been lifted. ORIGINAL: Kensington’s Urban Education Academy is under lockdown after a school officer’s gun was stolen. The officer was […]

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Tattoo Parlor Owner Shoots at Armed Robbers

Two men who allegedly tried to rob a Philadelphia tattoo parlor with a gun last Thursday night got a big surprise when it turned out […]

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Obama Talks Gun Violence and Executive Actions From White House

On Tuesday, United States President Barack Obama took to a podium at the White House to discuss the executive actions that the White House unveiled […]