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PA Bill Number: HB2275

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for persons not to possess, use, manufacture, control, sell or transfer firearms.

Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for persons not to possess, use, manufacture, control, sell or transfer firearms. ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Apr 18, 2018

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Pennsylvania Right to Keep and Bear Arms Rally - 04/30/2018
Harrisburg Capitol Bldg. Rotunda N. 3rd and State St., Harrisburg, PA


FOAC Monthly Meeting - May 2018 - 05/13/2018
South Fayette Township Municipal Bldg. 515 Millers Run Road


FOAC Monthly Meeting - June 2018 - 06/10/2018
South Fayette Township Municipal Bldg. 515 Millers Run Road

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D.C. Student School Walkout Organizer Says We Must 'Regulate the Second Amendment' :: 04/21/2018

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Wisconsin Supreme Court: Gun in glovebox broke concealed carry law :: 04/11/2018

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