Gun rights supporters rally outside Pennsylvania Capitol. HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A couple hundred gun rights enthusiasts are hoping an annual rally on the Pennsylvania Capitol steps will spur action by state lawmakers to extend greater legal protections to the use and possession of firearms. The event’s main organizer is a state representative and said Monday the crowd at the Right to Keep and Bear Arms Rally was the smallest in the past 16 years. Among the attendees’ legislative priorities is letting anyone who can legally possess guns conceal them when they carry them in public without a license or permit. They also want to prevent cities from enacting more restrictive local firearms restrictions.
Do the Armed Forces bands still play on the capitol steps? I read somewhere they do it on certain weekdays I the summer, but not sure if Covid’s stopped it. submitted by /u/GTA-CasulsDieThrice [link] [comments]
On Friday the NAACP, Moms Demand Action, and various other organizations gathered at the Capitol steps for the Stop the Gun Violence Rally. June 4th is National Gun Violence Awareness day. Participants wore orange shirts in a show of solidarity against gun violence. According to organizers the rally was to...
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GOP Congressman Paul Gosar expressed support for a rioter who was shot by police while storming the U.S. Capitol on January 6. Ashli Babbitt — an Air Force veteran, Trump supporter and QAnon conspiracy theorist — was fatally shot as she tried to leap through a window inside the Capitol steps away from members of Congress. A Capitol Police officer was cleared of wrongdoing in the killing.
HARRISBURG, Pa. — Peace rallies continue in the Susquehanna Valley in response to conflict between Israel and Palestine. Today, dozens of residents gathered to rally for peace and solidarity with the Israeli community. WGAL News 8's Jeremy Jenkins was live at the capitol steps to get reaction from protestors. Find out more in the video above.