proposed laws

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

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A Minneapolis gun buyback program targeting weapons used in street crimes may be shooting blanks, as detractors said a Saturday collection mostly took in antiquated, unused or homemade arms from legal owners and did little to thin the firearm supply actually available to dangerous criminals.


Professors aim to educate journalists on gun history, terminology :: 08/29/2016

Two college professors recently gave journalists from around the state a crash course in gun history, terminology and use at a firing range.


Spike In Gun Ownership? Poll Shows 44 Percent Of All Homes Have A Gun :: 08/29/2016

The Washington Examiner’s Paul Bedard crunched some the new numbers on gun politics from Pew Research and found that almost half the country has a gun in the home. Pew found that 44 percent of all homes have guns, while 51 percent do not. It bucks the trend of other polls, namely CBS News, which found that the percentage of gun ownership hovered in the mid-30s.


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Ohio – -( 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.


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.


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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Pennsylvania Self-Defense: West Philly Home Intruder Shot in Ex-Girlfriend's Home After Altercation :: 08/29/2016

A man was shot and killed in the West Philadelphia home of his ex-girlfriend after he broke in, assaulted the mother of his two children and got into an altercation with her new boyfriend. Police said the 33-year-old man first tried to break into the home on Markoe Street through a kitchen window just after midnight Wednesday morning.


Georgia Self-Defense: Robber shot dead after striking woman’s 14-year-old son with a crow bar :: 08/29/2016

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Thursday that the woman who shot and killed a suspect during a robbery at an Augusta, Georgia, Subway restaurant will not face charges.


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.


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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