Philadelphia Democrats Talk Gun Control

While not all anti-gun politicians are from Philadelphia, the largest metro area in the state does seem to harbor the most gun control advocates. We’ve captured just a few of their calls for more gun bans, government control over your speech and gun purchases, and ending statewide preemption of gun laws. Take a look so you...

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Specter & Sestak Debate Gun Control

May 06, 10 Specter & Sestak Debate Gun Control

Posted by in Federal, Former Candidates

During last weekend’s only debate between the Democratic candidates for US Senate, the issue of gun control was brought to the forefront early on in the event. Topics include banning private sales, banning rifles, and registries. In fact, Joe Sestak won’t even concede that firearms may be used for self-defense...

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Lt. Governor Candidates Looking for Your Votes Online

With the prevalence of social networking, and the low barrier to entry, it’s no wonder that even the most far-fetched of candidates for the often overlooked office of Lieutenant Governor are using the tools to find votes and raiser their profiles. Here’s where you can find the folks who want to be your next leader on...

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We Don’t Give ‘A’s for Effort

In the pro-Second Amendment movement, politicians know that if they really need to stand up for sportsmen and their rights before they get a reasonable grade. But we don’t give credit just for showing up. However, the anti-gun crowd is in such desperate shape that they do have to give out points for even acknowledging their...

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Dan Onorato Ducks & Runs from Gun Owners Online

Apr 23, 10 Dan Onorato Ducks & Runs from Gun Owners Online

Posted by in Former Candidates, State

I didn’t see this one coming, and I suspect activist Adam didn’t either. After being asked to go on the record about a very controversial position to end preemption, Dan Onorato simply ignored the question from a gun owner while instead choosing to talk about baseball and pot. [Comment From Adam Z] Hello, I have asked...

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Bloomberg’s Plan to Shut Down Gun Shows

Hundreds of Pennsylvania mayors are joining in a crusade with Michael Bloomberg to not only ban private transactions between family members, but to criminalize even speaking to other gun owners about potential transfers of guns at gun shows. Cam Edwards of NRA News has a great rundown of this ridiculous legislation that every gun...

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Dan Onorato Opens up for Voters

Apr 23, 10 Dan Onorato Opens up for Voters

Posted by in Former Candidates, State

The Allentown Morning Call‘s John Micek has secured all six gubernatorial candidates for live lunchtime chats on his blog, Capitol Ideas. This is your chance to ask the candidate questions important you consider important before you head to the polls in May and November. Today, Micek continues talking to the Democratic...

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Joe Hoeffel Calls Castle Doctrine “Excessive and Unnecessary”

Apr 21, 10 Joe Hoeffel Calls Castle Doctrine “Excessive and Unnecessary”

Posted by in Former Candidates, State

Again, an activist with a spirit to face candidates while taking lunch at his desk decided to bring up the important issue of self-defense and right-to-carry with gubernatorial candidate Joe Hoeffel. [Comment From Adam Z] Could you please explain you stance on the proposed PA House Bill 40? This is basically a “Castle...

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Bloomberg Allies to Target Gun Shows with Big Bucks Lobbying Campaign

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has targeted Pennsylvania gun owners for the last few years, but he is spreading his wealth around to try and shut down all gun shows in the country. His allies in Pennsylvania have signed on to help with this “lobbying blitz” targeting Congress. From Roll Call: Mayors Against...

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Joe Hoeffel on an Open Line for Questions

Apr 21, 10 Joe Hoeffel on an Open Line for Questions

Posted by in Former Candidates, State

The Allentown Morning Call‘s John Micek has secured all six gubernatorial candidates for live lunchtime chats on his blog, Capitol Ideas. This is your chance to ask the candidate questions important you consider important before you head to the polls in May and November. Today, Micek continues talking to the Democratic...

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