House OKs Bill To Aid Challenges To Local Gun OrdinancesThe Pennsylvania state House wants to enable gun owners and groups such as the National Rifle Association to launch legal challenges to cities' firearms regulations.
Showdown Over Local Gun Laws Looms In Pennsylvania State lawmakers on Monday moved closer to an election season showdown with Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf over a bill designed to make it easier for gun owners and organizations like the National Rifle Association to challenge cities' firearms ordinances in court.
State Legislators Again Put Local Gun Laws In CrosshairsPennsylvania lawmakers are moving closer to re-enacting legislation that would let the National Rifle Association and similar groups challenge local gun regulations that are more restrictive than state law.
Allentown Poised To Reinstate Gun Restrictions After Court RulingGun owners in Allentown may soon be required again to report lost or stolen firearms to police.
National Rifle Association: More Gun Control Not The AnswerThe National Rifle Association is reaffirming its position that more gun control won't stop extremists or criminals from carrying out attacks.
National Groups Weighing In On Controversial Gun Policy, Social Security IdeaThe issue of gun control has been in the news since a Los Angeles Times article hit the stands more than a week ago.
Pennsylvania Court Rejects Law On Municipal Gun OrdinancesA state appellate court is striking down a Pennsylvania law designed to make it easier for gun-rights advocates to dismantle local gun ordinances.
NRA Filing Lawsuit Against Pittsburgh, 2 Other Pa. Cities Over Gun LawsThe National Rifle Association is filing suit against three Pennsylvania cities, seeking to stop them from enforcing their firearms laws.
Corbett, Wolf Disagree Over Municipal Gun-Law BillPennsylvania's gubernatorial candidates are disagreeing over National Rifle Association-backed legislation that could unleash fresh court challenges to local gun-control laws in Pennsylvania.
Dem, GOP Senators Reach Background Check DealA Senate aide and a lobbyist say two senators have struck a bipartisan deal on expanding background checks to more firearms purchases. The agreement could build support for President Barack Obama's drive to curb gun violence.
NRA Study: U.S. Schools Should Train Selected Staffers To Carry WeaponsSchools across the nation should train selected staff members to carry weapons and should each have at least one armed security officer to make students safer and allow a quicker response to an attack, the director of a National Rifle Association-sponsored study said Tuesday.
President Obama Unveils Sweeping Anti-Gun Violence ProposalBraced for a fight, President Barack Obama on Wednesday unveiled the most sweeping proposals for curbing gun violence in two decades, pressing a reluctant Congress to pass universal background checks and bans on military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines like the ones used in the Newtown, Conn., school shooting.