With attacks on voting, abortion access, GOP looks to post-Wolf era. Are Dems ready? | Friday Morning Coffee
Voter suppression. Attacks on abortion rights. And science denial. The 2022 campaign matters more than ever.
‘We have an obligation’: House Republicans advance bills to restrict reproductive health, expand gun rights
The opening salvoes of the 2022 culture wars sounded in committee rooms of the Republican-controlled chamber on Tuesday.
A Pa. Republican backed gun restrictions for domestic abusers in Harrisburg. He didn’t in Washington D.C.
A little more than two years ago, then-state Rep. Fred Keller, R-Snyder, stood on the floor of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives with a message for his conservative colleagues. At the time, the chamber was considering a bill that would become Act 79, which makes it easier to take guns away from convicted domestic abusers, […]
Gun rights and gift ban grab lawmakers’ attention with set of Capitol rallies
The Pennsylvania Capitol echoed with the voices of the people Tuesday with two separate rallies, from two groups seeking very different things.
Pro 2nd Amendment lawmakers want to let you carry a gun during an emergency
That potential collision of the right to bear arms and the state’s police power was eliminated by a bill that passed the state House in late June.
A sanctuary from whom, exactly? | Editorial Cartoon
A north-central Pennsylvania lawmaker is pushing 'Second Amendment Sanctuaries.' Yes, that's actually a thing.
New report blames gerrymandering for stalled gun-safety bills
Most Pennsylvanians favor stricter gun laws, recent polling suggests, but efforts to advance gun safety legislation have languished in the Legislature.
‘These are the paint-by-numbers of firearms,’ AG Shapiro says as Pa. moves to crack down on ‘ghost guns’
The request for guidance came from the Pennsylvania State Police, which had been unsure how to treat the partially assembled weapons.
With NYC gun case, Supremes may sidestep a major Second Amendment fight
It's billed as the biggest gun rights lawsuit in a decade. But the justices might opt to toss the case on procedural grounds, avoiding a major ruckus.
U.S. Supreme Court to take up high stakes gun rights case this week
The case involving a New York City handgun regulation is the first major gun control dispute to reach the high court since its ideological shift right.
The Pittsburgh sinkhole’s other victim | Editorial Cartoon
This week, a judge thwarted Pittsburgh's gun control efforts, which were adopted in response to the Oct. 2018 murders at Tree of Life synagogue.
Hunting in Pennsylvania on (some) Sundays moves closer to reality, as state House committee gives the OK
The measure, passed by the state Senate in June, was advanced Monday by the Pennsylvania House Game & Fisheries Committee in a 20-4 vote.