It's not clear whether Mayor Jim Kenney will sign the bill, however.
By John N. MitchellPHILADELPHIA -- Mayor Jim Kenney announced plans on Wednesday for the transfer of more than $5 million to assist in a pair of plans aimed at staving off gun violence and...
we Americans have never backed away from a problem and gun violence is no different.
You might think that given the timing of this session week, some attention would have been paid to Pennsylvania's gun violence problem. You would be wrong
Our schools have an opportunity—and, many say, an obligation—to instill students with the knowledge and skills to develop empathy and wash away hate.
Americans agree that gun deaths are a national crisis. We would do well to take a page from the way our nation handled a similar crisis, highway fatalities, decades ago.
Rep. Dan Frankel has represented Pittsburgh's center of Jewish life in the state House for 20 years.
So it turns out that red flag laws work if you let them. Shockah.
The state has saved more than $20 million and seen crime rates drop since 2015, when the Pa. Supreme Court threw out mandatory minimum sentences for drug offenses.
Hardening school buildings distracts from the need to focus on human behavior and what's known about school shooters, and may make students less safe.