Pittsburgh passes gun restrictions, and NRA (prematurely) announces a lawsuit

  • Ed Mahon

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I have been binging on this Civil War-era podcast and learned something new about Pennsylvania: Radical abolitionist John Brown stayed in Chambersburg during the summer of 1859 as he planned his attack on the arsenal at Harpers Ferry. –Ed Mahon, PA Post reporter/guest writer

The gun debate in one Pennsylvania city

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Supporters applaud after the Pittsburgh city council voted 6-3 to pass gun-control legislation in the Pittsburgh City Council meeting, Tuesday, April 2, 2019, in Pittsburgh.

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