Crawford v. Pa.

Two days after the tragedy in Uvalde, in a plurality opinion, the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court dismissed a petition for review that challenged Section 6120(a) of the Pennsylvania Uniform Firearms Act. City governments in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh sought to enact stricter gun laws. The Court ruled that the General Assembly with the sole power to legislate in the field of firearm regulation and preempt and/or prohibit all political subdivisions from enacting local laws that encroach into that area.” Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, in particular, sought to enact stricter gun laws. This case will likely be decided by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.

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