Mayor Peduto should have seen this one coming | Editorial Cartoon
Surprising no one, Pittsburgh's new gun ban has provoked a blizzard of litigation
In Pa. Legislature, outlier gun bills attract outsized attention
Kim Stolfer and Shira Goodman don’t agree on much.
How a ‘missing’ movement has made gun-control a winning issue | Opinion
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
A journey starts with a first step. Here's hoping it continues.
‘Red flag’ bill would reduce firearm suicides in Pa., Wolf, gun-control advocates argue at Capitol rally
“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?
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
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
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
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
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
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
"If it’s proposing to disarm black people, no, not in the age of Trump, and Charlottesville," one local activist says.