A man shoots AR-15 rifles and other weapons at a shooting range during the “Rod of Iron Freedom Festival” on October 12, 2019 in Greeley, Pa. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images).

Judiciary committee deletes age restrictions for assault weapon ownership

BY: - June 21, 2022

House Republicans stripped a bill barring people younger than 21 from obtaining assault weapons and replaced it with concealed-carry language Gov. Tom Wolf vetoed in December.

Pa. House panel advances bills expanding penalties for human trafficking

BY: - January 14, 2020

The vote came amid concerns by civil libertarians that lawmakers are 'bloating' the criminal code by boosting penalties for too many offenses.