Pennsylvania: Firearms Preemption Offered as an Amendment to HB 1243
Today, attempts will be made to amend critical firearms preemption language into House Bill 1243on the Pennsylvania House floor. The amendment, filed by state Representative Mark Keller (R-86), would strengthen and provide consistency in Pennsylvania’s firearm and ammunition laws throughout the state. To date, nearly fifty municipalities have enacted illegal local gun control ordinances including Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Lancaster, Reading and the state capital of Harrisburg. Enough is enough.
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