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Scranton City Council Proposes Attack on Pennsylvania’s Preemption Statutes

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Please Stand-Up and Make Your Voices Heard!

On Tuesday, the Scranton City Council introduced a proposal that would require gun-owners to report a lost or stolen firearm within a 48-hour period or face fines and possible imprisonment. 

This law would not only violate Pennsylvania’s state preemption laws, but would also turn law-abiding gun-owners who have already been victimized by theft into criminals. 

Please contact the members of the Scranton City Council TODAY at (570) 348-4113 and respectfully urge them to oppose this unwarranted, unjust and illegal ordinance.  Email addresses can be found below.  City Council members can also be reached via fax at (570) 348-4207.


Bill Courtright
bcourtright@scrantonpa.gov

Janet Evans

Judy Gatelli
jgatelli@scrantonpa.gov

Sherry Nealon Fanucci
sfanucci@scrantonpa.gov

Robert E. McGoff, Jr.
rmcgoff@scrantonpa.gov

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