by Lindsey Donovan, USA Today, March 29, 2017 [All 3 Chester County congressmen--Reps. Costello (R-6), Meehan (R-7) and Smucker (R-16)--voted for the bill, which passed the US House on March 16 and went to the Senate. See Tom Buglio's comment on HR 1181 here.]. This isn't about the Second Amendment. It's about protecting those who … Continue reading Disgraceful gun bill endangers veterans: Army vet
by Tom Buglio The country is divided –on so many issues, guns being a perfect example. As someone who advocates for gun violence reduction, it has been a real struggle to find any common ground with gun rights advocates. I was hoping that keeping guns out of the hands of those with mental problems could … Continue reading Costello & Meehan OK guns for Mentally Ill Vets
What: HR 1181 -- would undo the Veterans Administration Process that leads to some military veterans being put on the prohibited gun purchaser list. The bill would also remove more than 170,000 names from the existing list. Why: Every day, 22 U.S. Veterans commit suicide; double the rate for the civilian population. The majority of … Continue reading Federal Legislation: Call and ask your Congressional Rep to OPPOSE HR 1181.