Letter: Hopes State House backs Killion’s SB501 law to save lives from abusers

To The Editor, I would like to thank the Pennsylvania House of Representative’s Judiciary Committee for its recent six days of hearings on gun laws and gun violence prevention. I had the opportunity to attend three of these hearings, and I learned a lot. I would also like to thank the Pennsylvania Senate for unanimously passing Senator Killion’s bill, SB501. This bill closes loopholes within...

Op/Ed: Young people marched on gun safety, we must listen

By Tom Wolf, Governor, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf Young people marched for their lives. We need to listen – and act. The March for Our Lives brought together young people from across the country and Pennsylvania to demand safer schools and stronger gun safety laws. Their passion and activism took many forms in an historic show of solidarity, and they have inspired millions to join them in their...

Unionville High School observes peaceful walkout for gun safety

By Janet McGann, Special to The Times Unionville student Eva Shepard, a senior, hold us a protest sign during Wednesday’s Walkout. Janet McGann photo. EAST MARLBOROUGH — On Wednesday morning about 300 students from Unionville High School joined thousands of their fellow students around the nation, and were allowed to peacefully protest gun laws and to remember the victims of gun violence. The...

Op/Ed: Pennsylvania needs sensible gun laws

By Anton Andrew
, Candidate for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 160th District Anton Andrew I cannot imagine the grief of those whose children and loved ones were killed at Parkland High School. I express my sincere condolences for their losses. But with this type of tragedy, repeated so many times across our country, we must ask ourselves, “What can we do as a nation to move forward?”...