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When Harrisburg area attorney Kevin Brobson ran for Commonwealth Court last fall, he came to the PFSC convention and addressed those gathered for the Firearms Comm. meeting. Brobson stated that he was an ardent advocate for firearms rights and the Second Amendment and would continue to be, if elected. Brobson was elected last November.

Latest American Rifleman has an article about two court decisions in PA, affecting our preemption laws as they pertain to municipalities passing firearms ordinances.

A June 25 decision by Commonwealth Court, upheld Pittsburgh's statute on reporting stolen firearms. Their "excuse" was, that citizens arguing against enactment of the law have no standing with the court, because they haven't been found to be in violation of the law.

Judge Brobson strongly dissented with the court's majority opinion, arguing that such a view makes it impossible for a citizen to challenge a law, without first violating such a law to gain "standing" to challenge it.

Obviously we need to elect a few more judges to Commonwealth Court like Brobson, who understand that PA's preemption law means just what it says: Municipalities may not enact firearms ordinances that conflict with PA statutes.
 

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Yes we definitely need more judges with common sense. Our Constitution says judges cannot legislate with their rulings but seems our leaders forget that aspect of our most sacred document after the Bible.
 

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Thats why we all need to pay attention to who is running and make sure to get out and vote.
 
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