Leach Commends Attorney General on Closing Florida Loophole

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...

Leach to Participate in Gun Control Forum

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...

Leach: We Must Act Now to Prevent Future Tragedies

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...

This is not how the Second Amendment works

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.