Bernard Harris

Lancaster Intelligencer Journal

Lancaster Mayor Rick Gray joined Reading Mayor Vaughn Spencer Monday in calling for Congress and President Barack Obama to strengthen firearms regulation in response to last month’s school shooting in Newtown, Conn.

During an afternoon press conference at City Hall, the two mayors called for:

• Requiring a comprehensive criminal background check for every gun sold in the United States.

• A ban on assault-style weapons and high-capacity magazines.

• Making gun trafficking a federal crime…