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Pennsylvania: The Borough of Swarthmore May Table “Lost or Stolen” Ordinance!

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Please Stand Up and Make Your Voice Heard!

As we reported, Mayor Richard Lowe, a member of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s anti-gun coalition, “Mayors Against Illegal Guns”, introduced an ordinance that would require gun-owners in the Borough of Swarthmore to report lost or stolen firearms within 72-hours or face a fine up to $1,000 and/or up to 90 days in jail. 

At Monday’s meeting, the Borough Council voiced its intent to table the ordinance at the next meeting, scheduled for Monday, March 8 at 7:30 p.m.  Please make plans to attend this hearing and show your support for the Second Amendment.

This proposal not only violates Pennsylvania’s state preemption laws, but also potentially turns law-abiding gun owners -- who have already been victimized by theft -- into criminals.

Also, please continue to contact the Mayor and the members of the Borough Council and respectfully voice your opposition to this unwarranted, unjust and illegal proposal and ask that they table it.  Contact information can be found below. 

Mayor:

Mayor Richard Lowe
215-979-1137
mayorricklowe@gmail.com  

Borough Council:

Susan Smythe, President
610-637-0951 or 610-690-2063
ssmythe1@gmail.com

Ralph Jacobs, Vice President
610-544-8123                                                                                         
rjacobs19081@verizon.net 

Steven Goldfield
610-544-8274 or 610-565-5990                                                                                         
goldfield.steven@verizon.net    

David Grove
610-544-8283
dlgrove@gmail.com 

Philip Jefferson
610-690-6856
pjeffer1@swarthmore.edu 

Elisabeth Knapp
610-543-0493
knapparchitect@yahoo.com  

Melissa Lewicki
610-328-2147
mklewicki@gmail.com 



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