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Toomey: Gun control moderate with an NRA A rating?

Letter sent to the Phila Inquirer 10/31/16 Pat Toomey on gun control is as phony as a 3 dollar bill (Inquirer, 10/31). Even as he writes legislation to provide more background checks, Toomey cut the budget of the FBI and ATF, to provide the criminal background database, that would make such background checks more accurate […]

West Chester residents rally for gun violence protection

by Candice Monhollan, Daily Local News, 6/3/16 WEST CHESTER People in orange were marching around the streets of West Chester Thursday morning as part of the national Gun Violence Awareness Day. Even more so because, as of a proclamation unanimously approved by the borough council and read aloud by Mayor Carolyn Comitta, June 2 is […]

West Chester council applauded for passing resolution

letter, Daily Local News, 1/24/13 I applaud the West Chester Borough Council for taking a stand to pass a resolution to support three of the common sense gun safety proposals in the national debate after the Sandy Hook tragedy. Although it does not have the weight of law, it is an example of elected officials […]

Herrins Announce $1000 Matching Grant To Combat Gun Violence

SUCCESS! The Herrin’s $1,000 Matching Grant to organizations committed to lobbying for total assault weapons bans is now over. Donors from all over the country matched $1,075, making the total contribution $2150! Thanks to all who contributed. We’re going to win this thing! “The family of 6-year-old Newtown victim Noah Pozner’s family placed stuffed animals, […]

Mayors Against Illegal Guns

Dear Neighbors: I am a member of Mayors Against Illegal Guns. We have been working for years to promote common sense gun laws. West Chester is out front on this issue. We can be proud that in 2010 our West Chester Borough Council passed a resolution urging PA lawmakers to pass a “lost and stolen […]

President Obama: gun-violence-in-America-must-be-addressed petition

In light of ever-increasing tragic mass shootings in America, our leaders can no longer pretend that inaction is appropriate or acceptable. It is time for the president to begin a national conversation about finding the solution to this great national problem. That’s why I signed a petition to President Barack Obama, which says: “Mr. President, […]