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HARRISBURG — While Pennsylvania voters might look to the General Assembly to take action on new gun laws after the massacre of nearly 20 children in Texas, the judiciary will likely determine the direction of the commonwealth’s firearms policies in the coming months.

Three distinct suits are being appealed to the state’s highest court, all arguing that cities and municipalities in Pennsylvania should be allowed to pass their own gun laws.
 

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i am under the impression that cities and counties can not do this. besides being illegal (?), it would create a nightmare for hunters and concealed carry folks to travel across the state or any state.
Current preemption laws prohibit any body other than the Assembly from passing laws that touch the right to bear arms.
But we’ve seen countless examples of the two big cities and some municipalities doing so anyway, just to be later struck down.
Sounds like the lefty justices are considering overturning preemption.
That would be a disaster, but hopefully a short term one, as it would certainly shine a light on getting them out. The big question is would there be enough groundswell outside the cities to overcome the sheer number of votes (real and fraudulent) flowing from within the cities.
At the rate things are going, where most courts have throw aside actual adherence to the written letter of law in favor of becoming rubber stamps and “activists” for the Left, we’re probably close to seeing The Pelican Brief make the jump from novel/movie to real-world happening.
 

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If they want to do that so badly, they need to amend the state constitution and try rescinding the existing preemption laws.
If a judge rules they can pass city/county level restrictions without doing so, they should be tarred and feathered.
I'll bring the tar and feathers.
Someone should bring the rope.
 

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i am under the impression that cities and counties can not do this. besides being illegal (?), it would create a nightmare for hunters and concealed carry folks to travel across the state or any state.
Phila. Is a Class 1 city in PA and the only one in the state and is the only city or county that you can not carry open without a LTC.
 

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HARRISBURG — While Pennsylvania voters might look to the General Assembly to take action on new gun laws after the massacre of nearly 20 children in Texas, the judiciary will likely determine the direction of the commonwealth’s firearms policies in the coming months.

Three distinct suits are being appealed to the state’s highest court, all arguing that cities and municipalities in Pennsylvania should be allowed to pass their own gun laws.
That's fine as long as they don't try to infringe on 2nd Amendment rights of the people.
 
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