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Pittsburgh Approves Gun Control Bills; Lawsuits Expected

The Pittsburgh City Council has given final approval to gun restrictions proposed after last year’s synagogue massacre. The legislation places restrictions on military-style assault weapons like the AR-15 rifle that authorities say was used in the Oct. 27 rampage at Tree of Life Synagogue that killed 11 and wounded seven. It also bans most uses of armor-piercing ammunition and high-capacity magazines, and allows the temporary seizure of guns from people who are determined to be a...

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