Pittsburgh City is proposing weapons ban Hundreds turn out carrying openly. https://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2019/01/07/open-carry-rally-city-county-building-portico/ Less than a handful of counter-protesters appeared across the street, including Jim Grant from the North Side. “I think it’s ridiculous to be having people coming in here with guns out in the open,” he said. Cathy Coudriet carried a small sign imploring people to love thy neighbor. “I walk down the street all the time and I feel threatened today by these people who have come into our city trying to tell us what to do,” she said.