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Harrisburg establishes legal defense fund to fight gun lawsuits

Mayor Eric Papenfuse is creating a legal defense fund that would help fight two lawsuits challenging Harrisburg’s gun laws. “There are people out th...

Mayor Eric Papenfuse is creating a legal defense fund that would help fight two lawsuits challenging Harrisburg’s gun laws. “There are people out there that are eager to support the city and want to contribute,” said Papenfuse. At the heart of the lawsuits are five gun ordinances enacted by the city. “Our ordinances basically prohibit the discharging of a weapon within the city limits except in cases of self defense. The carrying of a firearm in a city park or playground,” said Papenfuse.  Find out what an attorney with the law firm that’s suing the city has to say: