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Harrisburg Residents Get Green Light to Sue Over City Gun Rules

Oct. 21, 2021, 3:09 PM

Harrisburg, Pa., residents have standing to challenge the city’s gun regulations despite never having the laws enforced against them, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court said.

The regulations prohibit discharging a weapon in the city and possessing a gun in city parks. They also make it unlawful for an unaccompanied minor to possess a firearm outside of their home and require citizens to report lost or stolen guns within 48 hours.

Three citizens and Firearm Owners Against Crime claimed the regulations violate their Second Amendment right to possess guns. Although the city regularly enforces the ordinances, it argued that the plaintiffs lacked ...

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