proposed laws

PA Bill Number: SB1000

Title: To provide from the General Fund for the expenses of the Executive and Judicial Departments, the State Government Support Agencies and the General ...

Description: To provide from the General Fund for the expenses of the Executive and Judicial Departments, the State Government Support Agencies and the Genera ...

Last Action: Bill, together with Governor's Veto Message, laid on the table

Last Action Date: Sep 29, 2015

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Scott Township Municipal Building 301 Lindsay Road, Carnegie, PA 15106

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Quote Of The Week

"If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude than the animated contest of freedom, go from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains sit lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that you were our countrymen!" - Samuel Adams, speech to the State House in Philadelphia, 1776

Does Gun Control Work? :: 10/05/2015

There have been a lot of claims thrown around after the murders at the Umpqua Community College in Oregon.  President Obama and the anti-rights groups have been quick to call for more firearms prohibitions, more gun control laws.  I wondered if “gun control” works.  I looked at the data, and I’d say “gun control” fails.


Columnist: NRA should be placed on State Department's list of terrorist organizations :: 10/05/2015

Linda Stasi, a columnist for the New York Daily News, has a unique proposal to share with her readers.  She thinks the NRA should be listed on the State Department terrorist list because they are responsible for thousands of gun deaths over the last few years.


Brilliant: Charles C.W. Cooke nukes every liberal gun control argument on MSNBC :: 10/05/2015

"Stop saying it's complicated!"


Do Civilians with Guns Ever Stop Mass Shootings? :: 10/05/2015

The media rarely reports on people fighting back or using a weapon to stop any crime.


more gun related news

Right On: John Roberts Is Playing the Long Game :: 10/01/2015

Aghast at the decisions of the last Supreme Court term, conservatives caricatured John Roberts as a leftist. He most certainly is not.


Father of Marysville school shooter convicted of gun charges :: 10/01/2015

The father of the teen who killed four classmates at Marysville-Pilchuck High School last fall was convicted Tuesday of illegally possessing a half-dozen firearms, including the one his son used in the shooting.


Court refuses gun rights appeal of man with misdemeanor record :: 09/30/2015

A federal court this week dismissed the case of an Ohio man who sought to have his firearms rights restored after a misdemeanor domestic violence charge 18 years ago.


Judge favors ATF in Sig lawsuit: It's a silencer :: 09/26/2015

A federal judge denied gun maker Sig Sauer’s claim that the government “acted in an arbitrary and capricious manner” when it labeled its product a silencer.


more legal news

Georgia Self-Defense: Intruder attacks two sisters before one fatally shoots him :: 10/02/2015

A man was shot to death after he broke into a Folkston, Georgia, home Tuesday night and attacked two sisters who proved not to be such easy targets when they fought back.


Idaho Self-Defense: Woman shot Priest River husband in self-defense :: 10/02/2015

SPIRIT LAKE, Idaho -- The Bonner County Sheriff released the identity of the man shot and killed during a domestic battery on Tuesday at around 11:00 p.m.


Texas Self-Defense: Driver shoots man who was trying to smash his windshield at Arlington apartments :: 10/01/2015

A man was shot in the leg in Arlington overnight after police say he tried to break the shooter’s windshield.


Texas Self-Defense: Prior-Service Marine Stops Four Man Home Invasion With Handgun :: 09/30/2015

You never need a gun, until you do. If you don’t have a gun when you need a gun, there’s a good chance never need anything ever again.


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