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Shrine to Victims of Illegally Purchased Guns Pops Up in South Philly

Hanging on a fence around a parking lot right outside the Ellsworth-Federal stop on the Broad Street Line, more than 50 t-shirts flap in the […]

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Cops: “Potential Tragedy” Averted at Bonner & Prendergast

When a dozen or so Upper Darby police officers bounded into Monsignor Bonner and Archbishop Prendergast High School on Wednesday morning, a handful of students […]

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Activist: Expel Penns Grove Middle Schooler Over Violent Racial Threats

The country has endured far too many school shootings in its recent past, so it’s not surprising that alleged threats of violence made among students at Penns Grove […]

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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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New Penn Design Dean Leaving Texas Because of “Campus Carry” Gun Law

The new dean of Penn’s School of Design says he never would have left his old job if it weren’t for guns. Frederick Steiner, announced […]

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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 […]

Business

NRA vs. Comcast Over Guns in TV Ads for Outdoor Show

The National Rifle Association is not happy with Comcast after the cable giant asked the group to censor images of guns from its TV commercials for […]

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Is Walmart Responsible for This Young Mother’s Murder?

Francine Ramos, Trevor Gray and Edward Ketrow were all gunned down and killed last July 5th, allegedly by three men on a random shooting spree […]

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Philly Dem Proposes State Assault Weapon Ban

A Philly Democrat wants Pennsylvania to impose an assault weapons ban at the state level. Sen. Larry Farnese on Tuesday sent colleagues a memo urging […]

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Proposal: Ban Pa. Gun Sales to Terror Suspects

Pennsylvania would halt gun sales to people on federal “terror watch” lists, under legislation proposed this week by a Philadelphia Democrat. Sen. John Sabatina Jr. […]

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Lockdown at Radnor H.S. After Bullet Found in Hallway

Radnor High School was placed on lockdown at 12:30 p.m. today after a bullet was found on campus, a report on the school’s website said. […]

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Some Cops Want Guns Allowed at Eagles Games

The Eagles have lost two straight games at home, the last one a 45-17 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Fans are pretty angry. And […]

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America’s Gun Problem Isn’t Pat Toomey’s Fault

I get that it’s an election year and thus partisan attacks won’t always be fair, but still: It seems pretty silly that Democrats are taking […]