Squirrel Hill Stands Against Gun Violence launched this week.
Support isn’t guaranteed, even in the city’s own backyard.
From criminal justice reform to actual firearms legislation
Officials also want to prohibit bump stocks and allow the courts to take guns from people who are an “extreme risk.”
The proposal is from Rep. Dan Frankel, who represents Squirrel Hill.
What's fact, fiction, and yet to be determined about “the darkest day of Pittsburgh’s history”
“I think the loss of moderates will hurt the chance for bipartisan work on many, many issues."
"Ultimately, we know we can make our community safer by having some common sense gun laws," state Rep. Dan Frankel said Sunday.
Keep track of Pittsburgh-area candidates here.
This ask is not new.
But you could have a lot more flexibility in the coming years if a package of voting reforms passes the Pa. General Assembly.
The Pennsylvania Campaign for Women's Health is hosting a community conversation in Millvale.
The mayor's on board, too.
Their bills include proposals to permit same-day voting and voting by mail.
Including closing a background check loophole and allowing guns in schools
A package of voting reform bills are again stuck in the committee. Another lawmaker is trying to avoid that fate.
A bill passed the House with support from both Democrats and Republicans from the Pittsburgh area.
We asked them. Some answered.