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Pennsylvania House Committee Schedules Statewide Hearings on "Gun Violence"!

Friday, March 23, 2007

 

The House Judiciary Committee, Chaired by Tom Caltagirone (Berks -D) has scheduled statewide hearings on gun-related crime.  This will be an opportunity for gun owners in Pennsylvania to express their concerns regarding the many recent anti-gun proposals introduced in the House of Representatives, which include "one-gun-a-month" schemes and "semi-automatic" firearm bans.  The following is a preliminary list of cities and dates. 

 

March 16        Wilkies Barre            

                        Host:   Rep. Ed Pashinski

                        Location to be confirmed at a later date

                        10:00 am - Noon 

March 23        South Philadelphia

                        Host:   Rep. Harold James

                        Dixon House Community Center

                        1920 South 20th Street

                        10:00 a.m. - Noon 

March 27        Erie    

                        Host:   Rep. Patrick Harkins

                        Booker T. Washington Center

                        1720 Holland Street

                        10:00 a.m. - Noon

March 28        Pittsburgh       (Oakland neighborhood)

                        Host:   Rep. Dan Frankel

                        Carnegie-Mellon University

                        9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

March 29        Reading

                        Host:   Rep. Thomas Caltagirone

                        Reading City Hall

                        9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

                        Chester (Delaware County)

                        Host:   Rep. Bryan Lentz and Rep. Thaddeus Kirkland

                        Community Hospital

                        2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

March 30        West Philadelphia

                        Host:   To be Determined

                        Southwest Senior Center

                        6916 Elmwood Avenue

                        10:00 a.m. - noon

April 13           North Philadelphia

                        Host:   Rep. Jewell Williams

                        Colorado Community Center

                        2243-57 North 20th Street

April 20           Center City Philadelphia

                        Host:   Rep. Dwight Evans/Councilwoman Donna Reed-Miller

                        Philadelphia City Hall

                        10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

 April 27          Harrisburg - Final policy hearing.

 

If you are interested in presenting testimony or need further information on any of the informational meetings please contact John Ryan or Bill Andring at 717-787-3525.

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