Writing at the Philadelphia Inquirer, civics reporter Henry Savage laments that “Philadelphia has been unable to pass local gun laws.” “A predicament that has embroiled the city and the state General Assembly into a years-long battle over one thing: state preemption law,” he complains. Second Amendment activists recognize state preemption laws as one of the […]
Rasmussen: Nevada, Pennsylvania Senate Races Heating Up
U.S. Senate races in Nevada and Pennsylvania could turn into nail-biters as the midterm election approaches Nov. 8, with Rasmussen Reports showing the Republican ahead in the Silver State while Pennsylvania could lean Democrat. According to Rasmussen, if the Senate election were held now, 48% of Nevada Likely Voters would vote for Republican former state […]
Dr. Oz Regroups on Guns, Pokes Philly Paper Over Title Flap
What’s in a title? Evidently quite a bit when you happen to be a nationally-known television personality who is also a medical professional, but who also happens to be running as a Republican for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Sen. Pat Toomey. According to Dr. Mehmet Oz, the Philadelphia Inquirer has […]
PA High School Booster Gun Raffle Strikes a Nerve
When the Cedar Cliff High School football boosters group launched a fund-raising raffle recently, it set off feverish reaction in the Camp Hill region of Pennsylvania’s Cumberland County that is getting national attention. Why the hubbub? Because five of the ten prizes are firearms including three handguns, a shotgun and a rifle, according to Penn.live […]
‘Ghost Guns’ the New Bogey Man Distraction from Gun Control Failure?
News agencies in Pennsylvania are reporting on the arrest of four Philadelphia men in connection with the alleged “illegal carrying, buying and selling” of so-called “ghost guns, firearms produced from kits with no serial numbers or transfers involving background checks. Recently, according to Al Dia News, Congressmen Adriano Espaillat (D-NY) and Brad Schneider (D-IL) “unveiled […]
SAF, Partners Get Busy in Court; Are They ‘Extremist’ Groups?
Mother Jones just published an article about the troubles plaguing the National Rifle Association in which it suggested several other, far more “extreme” organizations might move in to fill any void, and among those radical outfits it listed the Second Amendment Foundation. That’s the group currently blazing a legal trail through a maze of offensive […]