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Suspect in Custody, No Injuries, After Germantown’s MLK High Locked Down This Morning

This morning, for the third day in a row, class at an educational institution in Philadelphia was disrupted by the specter of gun violence. Today’s scare: Martin Luther […]

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Police: Male in Custody in CCP Incident

[UPDATE: 11:39 A.M.] According to police radio, a male is in custody. A police wagon was summoned to 17th street. All parents of students are […]

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Video: Cayman Naib’s Father Speaks About Dangers of Gun Ownership

“I want to do 14 good things,” says Farid Naib, “one for every year of Cayman’s life.” This is how the father of Cayman Naib — […]

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You Don’t Need a License to Own a Gun In Philadelphia

You’ve probably heard about the National Rifle Association‘s lawsuit against Philadelphia, which challenged several of the city’s gun laws that are more restrictive than Pennsylvania […]

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GOP Will Try Again to Let NRA Sue Pennsylvania Cities

If at first you don’t succeed… A Republican legislator is trying to revive a bill that would allow third-party organizations like to NRA to sue […]

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Court Strikes Down Law That Let NRA Sue Pa. Cities

A Commonwealth Court has struck down the new state law that let the NRA — and other third parties — sue Pennsylvania cities for their […]

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New Jersey Man Tried to Sneak Gun Between Cheeks

Any day that the Philadelphia Daily News has a chance to make a gross joke on its cover is a really, really good day for […]

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Report: Pa. Handgun Sales Rise 171 Percent

Pennsylvania handgun sales have skyrocketed in the last decade, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports. And it doesn’t appear to be because Pennsylvanians love hunting:

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Court Weighs Challenge to NRA-Friendly Gun Law

Judges in Pittsburgh on Wednesday heard a challenge to a new state law that lets third-party groups like the NRA sue cities if their gun […]

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When Murder Turns Us Into Monsters

Last week, I spent the majority of my time reporting on the murder of Jim Stuhlman, an unarmed 51-year-old man who was shot dead on […]

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Clarke Wants ShotSpotter Tech for Philly

Council President Darrell Clarke wants to bring ShotSpotter technology to Philadelphia in an effort to reduce shootings and track shooters. The technology has been used […]

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Gabby Giffords to Lobby for New Gun Laws in Jersey

Gabby Giffords, the former U.S. congresswoman who survived an assassination attempt despite traumatic head wounds, will be in New Jersey today to lobby for tougher […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: The NRA Lost Face

Do you have a gun? Do you think I have a gun? Most media reports would have you believe that ever since President Obama’s election, […]


You Can Own Guns Mayor Frank Rizzo Used to Own

Stephenson’s Auction, a Southampton based auction house, is currently selling numerous firearms and Nazi war memorabilia at auction. Also included in this collection? Three pistols […]

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Jersey Man Gets More Than 60,000 Signatures on Petition for Chris Christie to Pardon Him on Gun Charge

New Jersey is well known to have some of the strictest gun laws in the United States. Get caught with a BB gun that you didn’t […]