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House passes bill to allow permitless concealed gun carry

A bill to allow people to carry concealed weapons without a permit has been passed by a divided Pennsylvania House, but faces a veto threat from the governor. The parties were split in the vote Tuesday, as occurred in the state Senate last week, with Republican mostly supporting it and Democrats mostly opposed.

By The Associated Press

Pa. Senate backs bill to allow guns to be carried without permit

The bills passed with near-universal Republican support and backing from at least one Democrat.
By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

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Updated: October 20, 2021 | 1:03 pm

Court breathes new life into Harrisburg gun laws challenge

The majority opinion said the plaintiffs do not have to wait until they are charged with violating the ordinances before challenging them on constitutional grounds.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Updated: October 8, 2021 | 5:00 am

Pa. teams up with 3 other states to share gun crime information

The governors of four northeastern states agreed to share information about firearms purchases to help detect and investigate straw buyers and other gun crimes.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press
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