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Pennsylvania court weighs legality of law that lets NRA sue to overturn gun control rules

April 24, 2015


April 15, 2015

Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court judges heard arguments Wednesday about whether a law that makes it easier for the National Rifle Association, gun owners and other groups to sue municipalities over their gun ordinances is constitutional.

A law intended to deter scrap metal theft was amended in the waning days of the legislative session, making it possible for the NRA to sue Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and Lancaster over the cities’ gun ordinances.

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