Gun Control

A special state committee appointed by Governmor Tom Wolf heard from victims, police, social scientists, and counselors on how to stop mass shootings from happening and how to deal with their aftermath if they do happen.
Joe DeStio
Joe DeStio
November 21, 2019 - 4:33 pm
PITTSBURGH (KDKA Radio) - A special state committee appointed by Governor Tom Wolf heard from victims, police, social scientists, and counselors on how to stop mass shootings from happening and how to deal with their aftermath if they do happen. Cindy Snyder who heads the Center for Victims...
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U.S. Senator Pat Toomey
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Joe DeStio
November 15, 2019 - 7:30 pm
Toomey admits President Trump has backed off the topic of gun control, but does not believe he has abandoned it.
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Shelby Cassesse
Rose Ryan-Douglas
October 30, 2019 - 9:36 am
The City of Pittsburgh plans to appeal a judge's ruling Tuesday that it cannot enforce gun laws passed in April.
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Joe DeStio
October 10, 2019 - 4:15 pm
Legislation to toughen gun control laws was before a State House Committee hearing in Pittsburgh Wednesday.
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Dick's Sporting Goods
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Joe DeStio
October 08, 2019 - 12:04 pm
The CEO of Pittsburgh-based Dick's Sporting Goods says the chain has turned $5 million of its gun inventory into scrap metal.
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Associated Press
September 13, 2019 - 1:28 pm
A Republican Texas lawmaker tweeting he had an assault rifle "ready" for Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke drew criticism Friday for the apparent threat amid heightened tensions over guns after two mass shootings in the state.
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Andrew Limberg
September 03, 2019 - 1:22 pm
Retail giant Walmart announced Tuesday that shoppers will no longer be allowed to openly carry gun in its stores nationwide.
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Dick's Sporting Goods
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Andrew Limberg
August 20, 2019 - 12:38 pm
Fortune magazine reports Dick’s Sporting Goods is looking at an exit from the gun business.
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August 08, 2019 - 12:09 pm
More gun control, more money to fight mental illness. KDKA Radio's Joe DeStio reports on the results of the latest statewide poll in Pennsylvania.
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