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Old 10-27-2019, 06:50 AM
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Actually, all of these efforts are riding the wave of gun-control campaigns. (It's always an election year for people in our legislature.) Research done within PA has already been offered; it's clear that these laws would not reduce crime and would reverse the declining trend of our prison population.

The fact is that we already have sentence enhancements for the mere presence of a deadly weapon at a crime and our Uniform Firearm Act creates a comprehensive scheme of gun-related offenses. Longer sentences won't change things.
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