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PA Bill Number: HB2280

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for definitions, for evidence of intent, for persons not to possess, use, manufacture, ...

Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for definitions, for evidence of intent, for persons not to possess, use, manufacture, .. ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Aug 15, 2016

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Concealed Carry Seminar - 46th Senate District - Sen. Camera Bartolotta - 08/30/2016
South Strabane Fire Hall 172 Oak Spring Road, Washington, PA


Concealed Carry Seminar - 137th House District - Rep. Joe Emerick - 08/31/2016
Washington Township Volunteer Fire Co. 920 Washington Blvd., Bangor, PA


FOAC Monthly Meeting - September - 2016 - 09/11/2016
Scott Township Municipal Building 301 Lindsay Road, Carnegie, PA

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"Our legislators are not sufficiently apprized of the rightful limits of their power; that their true office is to declare and enforce only our natural rights and duties, and to take none of them from us." - Thomas Jefferson, Letter to Francis W. Gilmer, 1816

Toomey Crosses Gun-Rights Divide In Pennsylvania Senate Race :: 08/27/2016

CARLISLE, Pa. (AP) — Freshman U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey is the rare conservative Republican who is running for re-election with the support of leading gun-control groups, but it may not be enough to save him in Democratic-leaning Pennsylvania in this unusual election year.

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Couric's Under the Gun, Under Fire Again :: 08/27/2016

The film Under the Gun, produced and narrated by news anchor Katie Couric and directed by Stephanie Soechtig, took a major credibility hit soon after its May release, when it was revealed that the film incorporates footage intentionally manipulated and edited to show, incorrectly, that members of a Virginia-based gun rights group were dumbstruck upon being asked about background checks for gun purchases.

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You Wont Believe What this Sheriff Says About the Second Amendment :: 08/27/2016

Colorado – -(Ammoland.com)- This past spring spent all day at the state capital yesterday (March 7 2016), testifying on behalf of County Sheriffs of Colorado in favor of five pro-gun/pro Public Safety/pro liberty bills.

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Society's Disconnect When it Comes to Gun Sense :: 08/27/2016

I live on the shores of Lake Michigan and in an area with a lot of inland lakes. Every year, we experience some drownings in our area. But this year in particular, we’ve had quite a few drownings. At the beginning of the summer, a local high school student drowned in shallow water in a local inland lake.

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16 states back lawsuit against DC's strict concealed carry system :: 08/26/2016

A number of states have signed on to a brief filed by the Arizona Attorney General’s office supporting a case that the District of Columbia’s “good reason” requirement for a gun permit is unconstitutional.

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Judge Strikes Down Unconstitutional Gun Ordinances In OFCC v Cleveland Lawsuit :: 08/26/2016

Ohio – -(Ammoland.com)- Fellow pro-gun Ohioans, Cuyahoga County Ohio Court of Common Pleas has ruled on Ohioans for Concealed Carry’s landmark lawsuit against the anti-gun ordinances of the City of Cleveland.

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Family of shooting instructor killed by young girl sues range :: 08/25/2016

The family of the instructor killed in 2014 when a 9-year-old girl lost control of a machine gun filed a wrongful death suit last week against the Arizona range that employed him.

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Attorney general backs Missouri university professor in concealed carry lawsuit :: 08/24/2016

A law professor suing the University of Missouri, where he works, to be able to carry his firearm on campus now has state Attorney General Chris Koster on his side.

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Louisiana Self-Defense: Man shot dead after violating restraining order :: 08/25/2016

After violating a restraining order, a man was shot and killed by his estranged wife’s neighbor outside of a home in Ascension Parish, Louisiana, Friday evening.

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Tennessee Self-Defense: Sevier County homeowner holds robbery suspect at gunpoint :: 08/24/2016

SEVIERVILLE (WATE) – A suspect in a home invasion is in custody thanks to a homeowner in Sevier County.

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Michigan Self-Defense: Police: 91-year-old shoots attempted robbery suspect outside Eastpointe Rite Aid :: 08/23/2016

EASTPOINTE, Mich. (WXYZ) - Eastpointe police say a 91-year-old man shot an attempted robbery suspect outside of a Rite Aid on 9 Mile around 10 a.m. Monday.

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Tennessee Self-Defense: Woman says she shot husband in self-defense :: 08/23/2016

CORDOVA, TN (WMC) - Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a woman said she shot her husband Sunday morning.

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