Rules new ordinances violate state preemption law.
A Pennsylvania judge ruled on Tuesday that Pittsburgh’s recently passed gun-control measures violate state law.
In his ruling, Allegheny County judge Joseph M. James said the city’s ordinances were in plain opposition to a state preemption law which prohibits localities from passing their own gun laws.
“The Uniform Firearms Act is a comprehensive statute that evidences an intent by the Legislature to preempt the entire field of firearms and ammunition across the state of Pennsylvania,” Judge James wrote. read more