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derby378 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-17-08 11:37 AM
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Judge blocks Philadelphia from enforcing new gun laws
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Source: York Daily Record

A judge has temporarily blocked Philadelphia from enforcing its new gun-control laws.

Common Pleas Judge Jane Cutler Greenspan says her temporary restraining order will maintain the status quo until the case is argued.


The new ordinances include a requirement to report theft or loss of a gun within 24 hours. They also ban the possession or sale of assault weapons and limit purchases to one firearm per month.

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  -Judge blocks Philadelphia from enforcing new gun laws derby378  Apr-17-08 11:37 AM   #0 
  - no surprise there  bossy22   Apr-17-08 12:06 PM   #1 
  - Is it asking too much to expect municipal officials to obey the laws they are sworn to uphold?  slackmaster   Apr-17-08 12:08 PM   #2 
  - they will continue to ignore it  bossy22   Apr-17-08 12:10 PM   #3 
     - I guess we live in a lawless country...why do we bother voting?  OKthatsIT   Apr-17-08 09:59 PM   #9 
  - I wonder if the state will step in Re: Nutter's stop-and-frisk proposal NT  Snarkturian Clone   Apr-17-08 02:02 PM   #4 
  - Laws like this will still be around, unfortunately. Even if the judge  dger11   Apr-17-08 02:27 PM   #5 
  - the judge most likely will  bossy22   Apr-17-08 04:01 PM   #7 
  - Good  michreject   Apr-17-08 02:30 PM   #6 
  - Damn "activist" judges!  D__S   Apr-17-08 08:23 PM   #8 

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