Mayor Peduto should have seen this one coming | Editorial Cartoon

BY: - April 13, 2019

Surprising no one, Pittsburgh's new gun ban has provoked a blizzard of litigation

Sen. Tom Killion, R-Montgomery, rallies in the Capitol for Senate Bill 90, which would create a Red Flag gun control law.

In Pa. Legislature, outlier gun bills attract outsized attention

BY: - April 12, 2019

Kim Stolfer and Shira Goodman don’t agree on much.


How a ‘missing’ movement has made gun-control a winning issue | Opinion

BY: - April 11, 2019

Gun control bills passed recently by the House of Representatives may never become law, but they are still a sign of important change.


Pennsylvania is stronger than hate. But there’s so much work left to be done | John L. Micek

BY: - April 10, 2019

A journey starts with a first step. Here's hoping it continues. 

Sen. Tom Killion, R-Montgomery, rallies in the Capitol for Senate Bill 90, which would create a Red Flag gun control law.

‘Red flag’ bill would reduce firearm suicides in Pa., Wolf, gun-control advocates argue at Capitol rally

BY: - April 8, 2019

“This is our top legislative priority,” said Marybeth Christansen, Pennsylvania leader of Moms Demand Action, a national gun control organization.

In defiance of Harrisburg, Pittsburgh passed its own gun control laws. What happens next?

BY: - April 3, 2019

Pittsburgh City Council on Tuesday gave final approval to three gun control bills introduced following the October massacre at the Tree of Life synagogue.

Poll finds support for new gun laws rising among Pa. voters after brief decline

BY: - March 28, 2019

Pennsylvanians have strong views on guns, and a new poll finds that support for regulation is growing once more after falling from a five-year high last June. Forty-six percent of people who responded to a new Franklin & Marshall College poll said they favor creating more laws to regulate gun ownership, according to data released […]


Maybe, just maybe, we’re doing it wrong. What New Zealand can teach us about gun control | Opinion

BY: - March 25, 2019

If a nation in mourning can take immediate action, maybe action is really part of the mourning process. 


America got schooled by New Zealand on gun control. We’re out of excuses now | Opinion

BY: - March 22, 2019

While there are far fewer impediments, lawmakers in New Zealand were able to muster the will to work across party lines to pass an assault weapons ban. America can do the same thing if it really wants to.


This is how the Sandy Hook lawsuit court victory opens cracks in gun makers’ immunity shield | Opinion

BY: - March 16, 2019

The Connecticut Supreme Court ruled that the families of the Sandy Hook shooting victims could sue a gun maker, a decision that could open the floodgates to more lawsuits.

Local officials would be able to ban guns on public grounds under state Senate proposal

BY: - March 14, 2019

Guns may be banned in Pennsylvania’s courthouses and the Capitol, but they’re fair game in municipal buildings, parks, and playgrounds across the state. A state senator from the Philadelphia suburbs wants to change that. Sen. Maria Collett, D-Bucks, plans to introduce a bill that would let municipalities outlaw guns on public property — something that […]


Report: Will Pittsburgh’s gun-ban put more of the city’s black residents in harm’s way? | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - March 13, 2019

"If it’s proposing to disarm black people, no, not in the age of Trump, and Charlottesville," one local activist says.