Toomey Statement on Philadelphia Shooting

Toomey Statement on Philadelphia Shooting

PHILADELPHIA, PA — U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) released the following statement regarding the shooting in Philadelphia:

“The shooter who attempted to murder brave Philadelphia police officers yesterday is a convicted felon who had no right to possess a firearm. In the coming weeks, more information will hopefully come to light on how the suspect obtained his weapons, and I have asked ATF and the Department of Justice to keep me apprised of any new information.

“We can do more to strengthen our gun safety laws and better protect law enforcement. When Congress reconvenes, these issues, such as strengthening background checks to keep guns out of the hands of violent criminals, should be a top priority.”

Source: Pat Toomey, U.S. Senator for Pennsylvania

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Daniel Condron
Daniel Condron
August 18, 2019 7:11 pm

Senator Toomey,
Do you honestly believe that “Violent” Criminals, ( who DO NOT vote) get their Illegal Guns, the same way that us Law Abiding Citizens (who DO vote)?
Make these Democrats enforce the Gun Laws that we already have.
Enough with the Plea bargaining of gun charges. Add 10 years to their sentences!
Make Shooting a Cop mandatory Life Sentence. Too bad if the Prisons are overcrowded. Stand up for Conservative Tenets.