proposed laws

PA Bill Number: HB1091

Title: Further providing for the offense of carrying firearms on public streets or public property in Philadelphia.

Description: Further providing for the offense of carrying firearms on public streets or public property in Philadelphia. ...

Last Action: Removed from table

Last Action Date: Jun 30, 2014

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At the close of the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia on September 18, 1787, a Mrs. Powel anxiously awaited the results, and as Benjamin Franklin emerged from the long task now finished, asked him directly: "Well Doctor, what have we got, a republic or a monarchy?" "A republic if you can keep it" responded Ben Franklin. This exchange was recorded by Constitution signer James McHenry in a diary entry that was later reproduced in the 1906 American Historical Review. - Founding Father - Ben Franklin

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I know that some dislike the use of concentration camps and Nazi atrocities when we talk why we need a Second Amendment, but when we have active Gun Control groups who have no problem with concentration camps in this country of ours  and that even a massacre of innocents is a good thing for the country as long as they eventually, sometime in the future they are vindicated in court.


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