The Pennsylvania House voted on three gun safety bills with mixed results Monday. Two bills pertaining to extreme risk protection orders and universal background checks passed the chamber while a bill combating straw purchases failed to pass.
Control of the Pennsylvania House hangs in the balance with the upcoming special election in Delaware County to fill a vacant House seat. Issues such as abortion access, reproductive rights and voting rights take center stage.
As more people turn to social media to get their news, two state lawmakers want schools to provide a class that would teach students how to spot fake news. Similar legislation was recently passed in New Jersey.