Two bills up for consideration by the state House “include one that would allow the NRA to sue municipalities that try to pass laws controlling guns more stringently than the state and another that would allow teachers to carry weapons into school,” states a Philadelphia Daily News editorial.

The laws that groups like the National Rifle Association find so abhorrent, however, don’t interfere with gun sales or with Second Amendment rights in any way, including laws requiring lost-and-stolen reporting, assault weapon bans, and prohibiting guns in parks.


“It’s shocking that mayors who want to save the health or the lives of their constituents can ban sugary drinks, or limit tobacco use or cellphone use of drivers. But their attempts at regulating the most deadly product of all is forbidden […] We urge Harrisburg to get serious about the issues that matter and will help the state – and not an outside organization that happens to donate to their re-election.”