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Lawmakers, Gov. Wolf rally for Extreme Risk gun bill

The bill would allow temporary restriction of guns when a person is a danger to themselves or others.
By Katie Meyer

New Pa. gun restrictions in domestic abuse cases begin Wednesday

One sheriff in northwestern Pennsylvania is wondering how many more guns his office will seize.
By Ed Mahon

Why one gun owner decided to finally join the NRA

‘I have no choice but to help them. That’s the way it seems,’ said a gun owner at the Great American Outdoor Show in Harrisburg.
By Ed Mahon

Gun control debate resumes in Harrisburg, with focus on what’s realistic

"We're starting to see this as a public health issue, which it really is."
By Katie Meyer

Tamaqua school board punts on policy to allow teachers to carry guns

"I really believed the board had truly believed that this was the best way to protect our students. It has gone from that to a Second Amendment push."
By Jen Kinney, Keystone Crossroads

State watchdog releases recommendations for reducing gun violence

DePaquale: "Over the last decade, firearm-related injuries cost Pennsylvania taxpayers about $1.5 billion in total healthcare costs"
By Rachel McDevitt

In Pa. coal country, debate flares over arming teachers to prevent school shootings

“Most teachers are not for other teachers carrying firearms. This is not what we signed up for.”
By Jen Kinney, Keystone Crossroads

Barbara Schrum died trying to help a friend. This new law could have saved her

Schrum's daughter thinks a law-enforcement escort can protect people in some domestic violence situations
By Ed Mahon

Bill restricting abusers’ gun access in Pennsylvania heads to Gov. Wolf’s desk

The state legislature has been considering a number of proposals to tighten gun laws. This is the only one that has passed.
By Katie Meyer