Elliot Rodger, Misguided Male Entitlement, and the “Nice Guy” Fallacy

We acculturate our children in a culture of domestic violence. In playgrounds across the country this summer and into the following school year and those […]


Classes Resume at Community College of Philadelphia Day After Gun Scare

[UPDATE, 12:29 p.m.] Police have released the mug shot of Ryan M. Fitch. According to Philadelphia Police: “At approximately 11:58 a.m., inside Community College of […]


Will Chris Christie Sign Jersey’s New Gun Bill?

“The clock is now ticking for Gov. Chris Christie to make a decision on a controversial bill that would further restrict the permitted size of […]


Christie Considers Gun Bill, Presidential Aspirations

Conservative activists across the country are watching to see if N.J. Gov. Chris Christie will sign or veto a bill that reduces the allowable size […]


Mayor Nutter Joins Anti-Gun Coalition

We told you yesterday that former PA Governor Tom Ridge was on the advisory board of Everytown for Gun Safety, a new group funded by […]


Tom Ridge to Join Bloomberg’s Anti-NRA Campaign

The New York Times reports this morning that former Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge will join a new effort by former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg […]


Jersey Man Shoots Self in Leg at NRA Event

Lehigh Valley Live reports: “A New Jersey man participating in a program at the Steel City Gun Club was injured today when he accidentally shot […]


Anti-Gun Group Gives McGinty, Schwartz Perfect Scores in Gov’s Race

Newsworks reports that CeaseFirePA, a gun-control group, has scored the candidates in the Democratic primary for governor:


Let’s Teach Philly Kids to Use Guns — Properly

Over the weekend, a 2-year-old boy in West Philadelphia shot and killed his 11-year-old sister. The gun —a .357 Magnum — had been stored on […]


PA House Gets Bill to Crack Down on City Gun Laws

Newsworks reports: “Gun owners and groups including the National Rifle Association would be able to take municipalities to court over local gun restrictions under a […]


Bill Would Dismantle State Gun Background Checks

Newsworks reports that the PA House Judiciary Committee will vote today on a bill that would dismantle the state’s gun background check system, leaving officials […]

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Was There a Shooting at Woody’s? [UPDATED]

UPDATE 3/3/2014, 12: 11 p.m.: The answer is yes, there was a shooting at Woody’s, but it took place outside. I just got this from […]


Second Suspect Arrested in School Shooting

6ABC reports: “Police have made a second arrest in connection with a shooting inside a Philadelphia school on Friday. Investigators say Donte Walker, 18, of the […]


Student Brings Loaded Gun to Philly Charter School

CBS Philly reports a 17-year-old student of Dubois Collegiate Academy, a Philadelphia charter school, is in custody this morning after bringing a loaded gun to […]


The Continuing Fight Against Gun Violence: Can Smart Guns Keep Your Kid From Becoming the Next Adam Lanza?

Shortly after I finished writing about gun control for the January issue of Philly Mag, the American Psychological Association issued a report on the causes […]