Forty seven Pennsylvania House Democrats joined eighty one Republicans today to defeat common sense gun safety bill which would have helped curb gun trafficking in Pennsylvania. The shocking laxity of our laws regarding lost and stolen guns has created a network of straw purchasers and street gun dealers distributing these tools of death and destruction from their trunks in our cities and killing our children. It's a sad day for our kids when our own legislators refuse to stand up for human life. Our most basic rights, as citizens, are the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Americans in Philadelphia, Allentown, Reading and elsewhere aren't as important though as the right of any Pennsylvanian to become a gun trafficker.