August 29, 2007
PA Governor Decides: Guns Sales Will Halt This Weekend
By Dave Hurteau & Chad Love
If you’ve been following along on this one, you know that Pennsylvania’s plan to freeze gun sales over Labor Day weekend to allow an upgrade of the state's computerized background check system has not gone over well with the outdoor community, especially as it coincides with the openers of dove and Canada goose seasons. On Friday, a group of gun dealers filed suit to block the plan. Now, the Gov. Rendell has announced that the state will move forward with the freeze, but for 18 hours less than originally scheduled. Here’s the latest.