Alleged Pennsylvania Gunman A ‘Liberal’ Who Loved The Second Amendment | Talking Points Memo

Rockne Newell, the Pennsylvania man accused of killing three people by opening fire on a municipal meeting in Ross Township, had a long history of fighting with local officials. He also seems to have had an extensive archive of online political commentary, including discussions of gun rights, drugs, and the President.At his arraignment Tuesday, Newell said the conflict was “started” by a lengthy feud he had been engaged in with local officials since the early 1990’s over allegedly having junk and unsanitary conditions on his property, as well as building a driveway there without a permit.

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