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North Dakota has 0 gun murders in 2008, Brady Campaign group claims need for gun control

As 2008 came to a close, the North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem announced that there were only 2 murders in North Dakota in 2008, and both of them involved stabbings. The irony of this is that the Brady Campaign's Profile of North Dakota

Metal detector on hold while West Mifflin officials study law

Plans to install a metal detector at the entrance to West Mifflin council chambers appear to be temporarily on hold while borough officials investigate the legality of such an action.

Metal detector on hold while West Mifflin officials study law

PAFOA Launches Digital Reference Library for Firearm-Related Statutes and Case-Law

We at PAFOA are proud to announce the launch of a new website, the Pennsylvania Firearm Owners Association Reference Library! The goal of the reference library is to provide a reliable source of information for commonly referenced data such as firearm...

Lawsuit: Delco gun policy unconstitutional

Delaware County was hit with a federal lawsuit yesterday claiming that its policy of refusing to return confiscated firearms unless the owners obtain a court order is unconstitutional.

via Lawsuit: Delco gun policy unconstitutional | Philadelphia Daily...

National Park Service Rule allowing for Concealed Carry in National Parks published in the Federal Register

The National Park Service rule change for allowing concealed carry in national parks has been published in the federal register.

[H/T Snowflakes in Hell]

Concealed guns not so rare in Allegheny County

About one in every 20 people in Allegheny County has a permit to carry a concealed firearm, according to the state police records. The 60,000 licensed gun owners in Allegheny County are the most in any county in the state. Statewide, there are more...

Mentor program aids youth hunters in Pennsylvania

Robert Serfass, 11, of Stroudsburg and Garrett Manhart, 9, of Marshalls Creek can't get the smiles to go away.

They are some of the few kids under 12 to have ever harvested a buck in Pennsylvania.

Thanks to the mentored youth hunting program...

Pa. police arrest 3 in theft of dozens of guns

State police have charged three people with the theft of more than 70 firearms from a central Pennsylvania gun shop.

via Pa. police arrest 3 in theft of dozens of guns | AP | 12/07/2008.

Brady Center offers aid in Melanie Hain lawsuit

The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence has offered free legal representation to Lebanon County to defend against a $1 million lawsuit brought by Meleanie Hain.

via Brady Center offers aid in lawsuit - PennLive.com.

ATF: 70+ guns stolen from central Pa. gun shop

Federal officials are looking for the thieves who stole more than 70 guns from a central Pennsylvania gun shop.

Agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives swarmed the gun shop in Richland, in Lebanon County, on Wednesday...