Pennsylvania Governor Calls For Tougher Gun Laws
By Tom Knighton
When Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto announced his intention to ignore state law, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf was right there beside him. Calling Gov. Wolf an enabler wouldn’t exactly be out of line. If Peduto lands in jail over this–which needs to happen–Wolf probably needs to be right there with him. After all, he’s clearly part of Peduto’s thinking on this.
As if that wasn’t enough, the Democrat is now calling for statewide gun control in the wake of the Pittsburgh fiasco.
With family members of gun violence victims by his side, Gov. Tom Wolf renewed his call Tuesday for lawmakers to toughen Pennsylvania’s gun laws, now three months after a truck driver walked into a Pittsburgh synagogue and fatally shot 11 people.
The anti-gun violence rally with Wolf comes at the start of the Republican-controlled Legislature’s new two-year session, and as a top Republican lawmaker suggested that agreement might be found on mental health interventions, rather than gun control.
The shooting in the Tree of Life synagogue is deemed to be the deadliest attack on Jews in U.S. history, and anti-violence advocates cannot recall a deadlier modern-day mass shooting in Pennsylvania.
Wolf, a Democrat, has long supported a wide range of gun-control and …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms