Commonwealth Court Shoots Down Local Gun Regulations by Brigitte M. Meyer, Esquire

Do Pennsylvania municipalities have any power to regulate firearms? According to a recent Commonwealth Court decision, they do not. In Firearm Owners Against Crime v. City of Pittsburgh, 1754 C.D. 2019 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2022), gun-rights organizations and individuals challenged three Pittsburgh firearms regulations. The first prohibited the discharge, loading, brandishing, displaying or pointing at a…