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Wolf says school security bill won’t allow teachers to carry guns in the classroom

BY: - July 2, 2019

Wolf issued a statement to accompany his signature, saying the bill “removes any ambiguity about whether teachers may be designated as ‘security personnel.’”

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.

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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. 

COMMENTARY

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.

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 […]