Wednesday, July 1, 2015

After a suburban cop was killed with an illegal weapon, will Pa. enact gun reform?

READER POLL

After a suburban cop was killed with an illegal weapon, will Pa. enact gun reform?

No, the National Rifle Association will stick to its guns no matter what
 
  331 (47.0%)
Yes, state lawmakers might go for a lost-and-stolen reporting law now
 
  55 (7.8%)
No, other cops have been killed with illegal guns before and nothing changed
 
  286 (40.6%)
Yes, the Plymouth Township officer's death is the last straw
 
  48 (6.8%)
Total votes = 705
Elsewhere on the site:
 
Officer's death should be call to action


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