PA: GOA Steps in to Stop Philadelphia’s Continuing 2A Infringements
By Suk Smith
The Philadelphia Gun Permit Unit (GPU) is at it again, creating illegal signs that violate your constitutionally-protected rights. One of our GOA members reported seeing this completely illegal sign posted at the GPU.
When I saw it, I was furious! So, I had GOA’s attorney, Andrew Austin, swing into action immediately to force the GPU to remove it.
It’s crazy to claim you’ll take someone’s permit from them for safely storing their firearm in a locked vehicle. Whether we believe it’s constitutional or not, a person can’t go into some places–like the post office–with a firearm. People need to be able to go about their daily lives without worrying that they could violate state or federal law and lose their LTCF.
Andrew Austin stated “Pennsylvania law is very clear on the reasons why a person’s permit can be revoked. Leaving a gun in your car isn’t one of them.”
It’s unfortunate that GOA needs to keep reminding Philadelphia that they aren’t allowed to make up their own rules but must follow state law.
Philadelphia needs to understand that GOA is committed to protecting the God-given rights of all Pennsylvanians as the only ‘no compromise’ gun rights organization and that our members will not tolerate their