proposed laws

PA Bill Number: HB2398

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for firearms not to be carried without a license.

Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for firearms not to be carried without a license. ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Jul 1, 2014

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Rep. Rick Saccone Fund Raiser - 09/6/2014
Rostraver Ice Gardens 101 Gallitin Rd, Belle Vernon, PA

Rep. Dave Maloney' 2014 Sportsmen's Extravaganza - 09/6/2014
Oley Valley Community Fair Grounds 26 Jefferson St.

FOAC Monthly Meeting - September - 2014 - 09/14/2014
Scott Township Municipal Bldg. 301 Lindsay Rd., Carnegie, PA

Quote Of The Week

"The people never give up their liberties but under some delusion." - Edmund Burke (1784)

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Judge skeptical of charge against firearms agitator :: 08/17/2014

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Washington Self-Defense Report - Armed Employee Stops Suspect Who Attacked Group of Women and Pulled a 12in Knife :: 08/14/2014

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911 operator orders 80-year-old grandmother to 'put the gun down' during terrifying home invasion :: 08/13/2014

NJ Logan was laying in bed recovering from hip surgery when she heard a noise outside.  She grabbed her gun and went downstairs to investigate. A burglar had smashed a window and cut out the screen door. She called 911 but the dispatcher told her to put her gun away!