Philly Wants More Gun Control
Here we go again. This time, City Council is suing the Commonwealth to allow the City to enforce its stricter gun laws.
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Philadelphia City Council members Darrell L. Clarke and Donna Reed Miller, stonewalled by the Pennsylvania legislature’s continued apathy on gun control, said they would sue the state today for Philadelphia’s right to enforce its own, stricter firearms laws.
In what has been regarded as a legal long shot, the lawsuit will seek to force the state House and Senate to do what they have refused to do: allow the city to force owners to immediately report stolen guns and to set monthly limits for firearms purchases, among other things.