City Council will attempt to use a new strategy to force state officials to enact gun regulations or allow Philadelphia to put in place its own.
“The majority of this money is not being spent on the type of laser-focused programs that are shown to work,” Rebecca Rhynhart said.
A north-central Pennsylvania lawmaker is pushing 'Second Amendment Sanctuaries.' Yes, that's actually a thing.
What started as a local resistance movement is gaining steam nationwide.
As of Dec. 27, 2019, 1,445 people were shot in the city, a 2.3 percent increase over last year at that time, according to city data.
The General Assembly broke for the year without acting on a . bill authorizing 'Safe Haven' legislation, delaying any potential vote until 2020.
Most Pennsylvanians favor stricter gun laws, recent polling suggests, but efforts to advance gun safety legislation have languished in the Legislature.
The request for guidance came from the Pennsylvania State Police, which had been unsure how to treat the partially assembled weapons.
“We stand together and commit to making a difference,” said local MOM’s Demand Action leader Shanna Danielson.
Rep. Todd Stephens, R-Montgomery, may face opposition from criminal justice reform advocates, who say his proposal stand to drive up prison populations