McGrath v. Penn Hills, 440 A.2d 1279 (Pa. Cmwlth. Ct. 1982.
Janus v. AFSMCE (“Protection of [nonmembers’] interests is placed in the hands of the union and if the union were free to disregard or even work against those interests, these employees would be wholly unprotected.”).
Where a county or municipal building also contains court facilities, then the possession of firearms is prohibited in that building. 18 Pa.C.S. § 913; see Minich v. County of Jefferson, 869 A.2d 1141 (Pa. Commw. Ct. 2005).
18 Pa.C.S. § 6120(a). It also implicates Article I, Section 2 of the Pennsylvania Constitution which provides that, “[t]he right of the citizens to bear arms in defense of themselves and the State shall not be questioned.” Pa. Const. art 1, §21. However, this provision has not been the focus of recent litigation.
See Larkin, John E.D., Guns in Government Parks & Buildings, Pennsylvania Bar Association Quarterly, July 2015.
Firearm Owners Against Crime v. Lower Merion Township, 151 A.3d 1172 (Pa. Commw. Ct. 2016).
Wolfe v. Township of Salisbury, 880 A.2d 62 (Pa. Commw. Ct. 2005). See Firearm Owners, 151 A.3d at 1179.
Id. at 1179-1180
Id. at 1182-1188; see Wolfe v. Township of Salisbury, 880 A.2d 62 (Pa. Commw. Ct. 2005) (Noting that the preemption test did not apply when a township was not acting as a municipality, but rather as a property owner, when it enacted an ordinance permitting certain types of hunting in municipal parks subject to certain restrictions.)
11 Pa.C.S. § 12423
Commonwealth v. Leet 537 Pa. 89, 641 A.2d 299 (1994)
Kopko v. Miller, 842 A.2d 1028 (Pa. 2006); Commwealth v. Dobbins, 934 A.2d 1170 (Pa. 2007); Commonwealth v. Marconi, 64 A.3d 1036 (Pa. 2013).