proposed laws

PA Bill Number: SB1160

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for licenses and for licensing of dealers; and providing for sheriffs and deputy sheriffs.

Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for licenses and for licensing of dealers; and providing for sheriffs and deputy sherif ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Apr 28, 2016

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upcoming events

FOAC Monthly Meeting - May - 2016 - 05/8/2016
Scott Township Municipal Building 301 Lindsay Road, Carnegie, PA

Concealed Carry Seminar - 4th House District - Rep. Sonney - 05/12/2016
Fairfield Hose Company 4896 East Lake Rd.

Concealed Carry Seminar - 100th House District - Rep. Cutler - 05/19/2016
Muddy Run Park Information Center 172 Bethesda Church Road West

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"Where an excess of power prevails, property of no sort is duly respected. No man is safe in his opinions, his person, his faculties, or his possessions." - James Madison, 1792

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Women represent only a sliver of the gun-owning American population and – as much as Second Amendment proponents would like to think – they are seldom defending themselves with guns. At least, that’s what gun control advocates are saying.


Bill would force feds to correct NICS record in 60 days :: 05/02/2016

While there have been efforts to tighten criminal and mental health records in the federal background check system to ensure a prohibited person can’t get a gun, a Minnesota congressman wants to make sure the record is accurate so the law abiding can get a gun.


Social Security releases proposed rule to strip gun rights from some beneficiaries :: 05/02/2016

The Social Security Administration has released the details of how it proposes to identify some recipients for bans on possessing and acquiring firearms.


Nevada Lawmaker Says She Would Draw her Gun on a Cop :: 05/02/2016

Nevada Assemblywoman Michele Fiore took to KLAS 8’s Politics NOW on Sunday to talk about the Federal Bureau of Land Management’s gross overreach of citizen’s rights, but the discussion took an interesting turn into gun rights and self defense.


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Pennsylvania: Lansdale man charged with manslaughter in fatal church shooting :: 04/28/2016

NORRISTOWN >> A Lansdale man had no lawful justification to fatally shoot a fellow parishioner during a disturbance at a Montgomery Township church service where the victim was “only armed with his Bible,” authorities have concluded.


Gun group drops out of federal terror watchlist suit :: 04/26/2016

Gun rights group Gun Owners of America dropped out of a lawsuit brought against the federal government over alleged constitutional violations, according court documents.


Gun store sues 64 individuals for trying to pressure it out of business :: 04/26/2016

A Northern Virginia gun shop billed as the closest one to Washington D.C. is hitting back against its detractors — including state lawmakers — in court.


Machine Gun Rights Case Has Broad Support Across Country :: 04/24/2016

Ehline Law Firm’s president, Michael Ehline, had the opportunity to attend oral augments in the case of Hollis v. Lynch, et al, Civil Action No.3:14-cv-03872-M in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.


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Good Samaritan Killed Attempting To Make Citizen's Arrest :: 05/02/2016

A man trying to do the right thing was shot and killed in Arlington, Texas today while attempting to apprehend a man who had just shot and wounded his girlfriend at her job.


North Carolina Self-Defense: Resident Shoots Man Who Drove Vehicle Onto Property, Flashed Gun :: 05/02/2016

A resident at a home on Chason Road in Lumberton, North Carolina shot and killed a man who authorities say after a long on-going conflict, presented a threat to those inside.


North Carolina Self-Defense: NC Magistrate Shoots out Fleeing Burglar's Tires :: 04/30/2016

This sounds like something that would have happened on the streets of the Dukes of Hazards! Also, the word “magistrate” has me singing Kenny Loggins.


Texas Self-Defense: Armed Homeowner Defends Family, Home From Two Armed Intruders :: 04/29/2016

A homeowner in southwest Houston successfully defended his family from a home invasion by grabbing his gun and shooting one of the intruders suspect.


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