Criminal Justice

How Pa.’s Supreme Court moved left, and what it means for the GOP

(*Updated: This story was corrected at 11:50 a.m. to correct the spelling of David Senoff's name.)It’s been nine years since Pennsylvania Democrats last controlled a chamber of the General Assembly.With Gov. Tom Wolf’s election...

Here’s how Harrisburg can do its part to fight gun violence | Opinion

We must fight against the normalization of mass murder by renewed commitment to working together to enact meaningful change.

We have to keep fighting for these common-sense gun laws | Mary Gay Scanlon

Responsible gun ownership, supported by life-saving gun safety policy, is not an infringement on the 2nd Amendment.

America is at a turning point with guns. Again | John L. Micek

Are we again going to be a state and nation that passively bears witness to carnage in our streets?

No, violent video games are not to blame for mass shootings. Stop saying they...

Any claims that there is consistent evidence that violent video games encourage aggression are simply false.

Trump had a chance Monday to address America’s gun problem head-on. Here’s how he...

Our gun violence problem is not a mental health problem. Guns are the problem.

Why are so many working class Pennsylvanians fed up with politics? An expert explains...

A sociologist spent more than a year interviewing black, white and Latino residents of a declining coal town in central Pennsylvania, and found that Hillbilly Elegy was wrong: many do feel responsible for their own fate, and don’t have institutions that can help them find their political voice.

‘We cannot accept this as normal’: Wolf calls on U.S. Senate to pass background...

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf on Monday called for the U.S. Senate to return from its summer recess to take up gun-control legislation previously approved by the U.S. House.The Democrat also called on Republican leaders...

Dayton, El Paso shootings: Trump focuses on mental health. Here’s what Pa.’s congressional delegation...

President Donald Trump addressed the nation on Monday morning, calling for action on mental health treatment over new gun control measures as the nation mourned mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas,...

Pa. House Dems call for legislative special session to address gun violence

After 31 people were killed in less than 24 hours in mass shootings in Texas and Ohio, some state House Democrats are calling for Gov. Tom Wolf to call a special session to address...