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PHILADELPHIA, February 8, 2013 – State Sen. Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) today praised Attorney General Kathleen Kane for her announcement that she will close the Florida Loophole here in Pennsylvania. Leach, who has been working for several years to close the Florida Loophole through legislation – a loophole that allows Pennsylvanians who have been denied or […]

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HARRISBURG, January 7, 2013 — State Sen. Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) today announced that he will join Central Pennsylvania-based grassroots organization Harrisburg Hope at a community forum about gun violence on Wednesday, Jan. 9 at the Midtown Scholar Bookstore in Harrisburg. The forum will address gun control, mental illness and legislation that could help prevent gun […]

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HARRISBURG, December 17, 2012 – State Sen. Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) today released a statement about the tragic events that unfolded Friday at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Sen. Leach said: “As we reflect on the awful tragedy of the elementary school shooting in Sandy Hook, our thoughts turn to the pain and anguish […]

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As a member of the state House Judiciary Committee, I received a lot of e-mails urging me to vote against the gun control bills we considered last month. Many of these e-mails argued, in some form, that the governor’s proposals violated the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The writers seemed to feel that the Second Amendment prohibits any restrictions on gun ownership. However, that is simply not how the Second Amendment works.

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