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Father, Grandmother Charged After 3-Year-Old Shoots Self

A three-year-old Philadelphia girl got hold of her father’s gun on Sunday and accidentally shot herself. Police say the child’s father, Terrance Williams, and grandmother, Barbara McGill, […]

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Three People Are Shot in Philly Every Day

From January 1st to October 24th of this year, a total of 1,006 people have been wounded or killed in shootings across Philadelphia, according to police […]

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Photo of Men With Guns on South Street Freaks Out Neighbors

Imagine that it’s a gorgeous day and you’re riding your bike through the city when you pass by a group of men holding a bunch […]

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OPINION: It’s Time for Responsible Gun Owners to Come Over From the Dark Side

Stephen Paddock must have been insane. What else could explain the horror of Las Vegas? What else could explain 59 people killed and more than […]

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Pa. Senate OKs Bill That Would Allow Teachers to Carry Guns

The Pa. Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that would allow teachers and other school employees to carry guns on school property. After a heated debate, […]

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Police Say This Classroom Aide Brought a Gun and Lots of Bullets Into a Middle School

There were tense moments on Wednesday afternoon at Drexel Hill Middle School after a teacher discovered a bullet on the floor of a restroom.

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Trump’s Victory Has Me Considering Gun Ownership

Another day, another incident. Across Philadelphia and around the nation, you can’t help but notice that marginalized people — whether Muslim or of color, LGBTQ […]

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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.

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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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Man Dies After Accidentally Shooting Himself at Philly Gun Range

A 21-year-old man died after accidentally shooting himself at a Philadelphia gun range yesterday evening. The shooting occurred at The Gun Range, located at 542 North […]

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Pa. Supreme Court Rules NRA-backed Law Unconstitutional

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday against a law that allowed gun owners and the National Rifle Association to sue local municipalities for their […]

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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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You Can Buy an AR-15 in Philadelphia in About 5 Minutes

The vast majority of people who own guns use them in a perfectly legal and responsible manner, but folks who seek to maim and murder […]

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Two Off-Duty Philly Police Officers Involved in Shootings Tuesday

Two off-duty police officers fired their weapons at suspects in unrelated incidents Tuesday. The first incident occurred at 1:12 p.m. in an off-duty police officer’s home; […]

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A Second-Grader Brought a Loaded Glock to School Today

A second grade student at Grover Cleveland Mastery Charter found a surprise in his book bag when he got to school this morning: a fully-loaded […]