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Pittsburgh Considers Stricter Gun Laws After Synagogue Attack

The Pittsburgh City Council began considering a package of gun-control laws Tuesday, including a ban on assault-style rifles, nearly two months after a gunman shouting anti-Semitic messages killed 11 people in a synagogue. The measure would also ban certain types of ammunition and allow courts to ban gun ownership by people deemed to pose a significant threat of violence. Seven of nine council members agreed to co-sponsor the legislation at Tuesday's meeting. "As gun...

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