The rally brought dozens of sympathetic legislators to the steps of the state Capitol, and after an hour of speeches in a steady rain, those in attendance fanned out to make their case directly to the elected representatives. Speakers warned that Second Amendment rights are at risk and described pending legislation that could further broaden gun rights.
Rep. Rick Saccone, R-Allegheny, touted his proposal to eliminate the need for a license to carry a concealed weapon.
â€śThereâ€™s no reason we need the governmentâ€™s permission to put a coat over our weapons,â€ť Saccone told the crowd.
More at the link including other legislative proposals.
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