A Black lawmaker is crusading for mandatory minimums. He’s raising a lot of eyebrows

BY: - April 1, 2021

Rep. Amen Brown wants to progressively increasing mandatory minimum sentences for “any previously convicted felon who is found to be in possession of an illegal firearm.”


#PABudget 2020: Focused intervention is the key to reducing gun violence. Not mandatory minimums | Opinion

BY: - February 4, 2020

By Celeste Trusty All Pennsylvanians want to feel safe in their homes and communities, and reducing gun violence is a concern echoed across the Commonwealth. Pennsylvania needs proactive, proven solutions to gun violence that prioritize public safety and are responsible with our resources. Unfortunately, however, we continue to see some Pennsylvania lawmakers introducing bills containing […]