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Pa. House passes bill to exempt guns from restrictions imposed during emergency declarations

“I really don’t think there’s reason for the governor to have this power over guns. We are given the ability to keep and bear arms by the Constitution.”
By Ed Mahon



‘I’m an essential business’: Gun shops in Pa. packed ahead of coronavirus closures

“People are buying it like they’re buying toilet paper. I guess they went out and got toilet paper first, now they’re buying ammo.”
By Jen Kinney/Keystone Crossroads

The legal battle over Philadelphia’s lost gun reporting ordinance takes shape in court

The “Failure to Report Lost or Stolen Firearms” law was passed in 2008. Still, the city never enforced the measure until November of last year as questions loomed over the ordinance’s legal standing.

By Ximena Conde/WHYY



Updated: January 3, 2020 | 9:39 am

20 questions for Pa. politics in 2020

By Ed Mahon

She was shot by a stranger in Chester County. She thinks a red flag law might have prevented it.

Gun removal laws take effect in three states next month. But those efforts have stalled in Pennsylvania.
By Ed Mahon and Katie Meyer

Updated: January 8, 2020 | 5:21 pm

Two firearms safety instructors have a plan to prevent suicides among gun owners

The effort involves people voluntarily turning in their firearms during times of personal crisis.
By Brett Sholtis
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