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Here’s the Lawsuit the NRA Just Filed Against Philadelphia

As promised, the National Rifle Association has filed suit against the City of Philadelphia for “for refusing to comply with a state law that prohibits […]

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Gun Advocates Sue Harrisburg, Using New Law

A new law that allows third parties to sue Pennsylvania cities for having restrictive gun ordinances — even if they suffered no personal harm — has […]

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Cops Find Gun in Fels High School Weight Room

Samuel Fels High School was placed on lockdown today after a report of a student with a gun was made. Multiple students were were questioned […]

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AG Kane Won’t Defend Pa. Gun Law That Allows NRA Suits

Kathleen Kane has decided not to defend a recently passed gun law that allows lawsuits against municipalities that enact gun laws harsher than state laws. […]

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State Poised to Strike Casino Firearms Ban

The State of Pennsylvania appears ready to strike down its longstanding casino firearms ban. Casinos would still be able to bar guns from their premises, […]

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WATCH: Police Release Video of Gunman

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Officials Sue State Over New Gun Law

@Michael_Nutter speaks at press conference announcing lawsuit to overturn local gun law preemption bill pic.twitter.com/V8R6o0iNrp — Ben Waxman (@bwaxman) November 10, 2014 A group of […]

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Interview: Jim MacMillan of GunCrisis.org

GunCrisis.org announced this week it is “curtailing” its operations due to funding shortfall. While the curtailed site will still offer the occasional reports and analysis, […]

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House Passes Gun Bill; Corbett Expected to Sign

The Pennsylvania House has approved a bill that would let the National Rifle Association (or similar “membership groups”) sue municipalities for having overly restrictive gun […]

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Anti-Mumia, Pro-Gun Bills Pass in Harrisburg

Two high-profile bills passed major tests in the Legislature on Wednesday — a bill designed to reduce “victim anguish” caused by criminals like Mumia Abu-Jamal […]

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Gun Debate About to Flare Up in Pennsylvania Senate

The gun debate seems likely to get heated today in the Pennsylvania Senate. We told you last week about House Bill 1243, which would give the NRA […]

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The NRA Wants Your Submission

The NRA is coming, folks. It will have your tax dollars or your submission to its pro-gun agenda — and, by God, maybe it will […]

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Philadelphia City Councilman Wants to Outlaw Realistic-Looking Toy Guns

Philadelphia City Councilman Kenyatta Johnson has introduced legislation to ban toy guns. His bill, which he introduced at City Council on Thursday, comes after a […]

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Pregnant Woman, Baby Dead in North Philly Shooting

A pregnant woman and her baby died after an overnight shooting in North Philly. It’s the second time in two weeks a pregnant woman has […]

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Pennsylvania Bill Would Allow NRA to Sue Towns Over Gun Laws

Back in 2012, the NRA attempted to sue several Pennsylvania municipalities when they enacted gun laws stronger than Pennsylvania state laws. (Mayor Michael Nutter led […]