proposed laws

PA Bill Number: HB283

Title: In tax for education, further providing for exclusions from sales and use tax.

Description: In tax for education, further providing for exclusions from sales and use tax. ...

Last Action: Removed from table

Last Action Date: Apr 22, 2015

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Hyatt Place Hotel 212 Racetrack Road, Washington, PA 15301

FOAC Monthly Meeting - May - 2015 - 05/10/2015
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2nd Amendment Action Day - 10th Annual - 05/12/2015
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Quote Of The Week

"No people will tamely surrender their liberties, nor can any be easily subdued, when knowledge is diffused and virtue is preserved. On the contrary, when people are universally ignorant, and debauched in their manners, they will sink under their own weight without the aid of foreign invaders." - Samuel Adams, letter to James Warren, 1775

South Carolina House overwhelmingly passes constitutional carry :: 04/27/2015

Lawmakers in the Palmetto State gave easy initial approval to a proposal to allow unlicensed concealed carry in the state last week in a 90-18 vote.


Hillary: Gun Control #1 Priority Of A Clinton Administration :: 04/27/2015

Speaking at a fifteen thousand a dollar plate fund-raiser in Washington D.C. Hillary Clinton laid out her vision of a Clinton presidency to a group of potential backers drawn from the ranks of America’s most powerful liberal elite. Among the laundry list of liberal policy prescriptions and agendas discussed came Clinton’s proclamation that firearm violence, and more specifically firearm control, will be the foremost domestic priority of her first term in office.


Why Is President Obama Prohibiting Veterans From Owning Guns? :: 04/27/2015

Despite the Second Amendment’s clear prohibition on all federal abrogations of the right to own and use weapons (“the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed”), Congress has passed “laws” mandating that all federal agencies report names of individuals to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System’s (NICS) “mental defective” category.


Are Democrats dangerously delusional about background checks? :: 04/27/2015

A comment the other day by Oregon Rep. Dan Rayfield (D-Corvallis) reported by the Albany Democrat Herald Thursday seems to sum up what many in the Second Amendment community have decided is a dangerously delusional attitude about a proposed “universal background check” bill now headed to the full House in Salem.


State restrictions on concealed carry by noncitizens are unconstitutional :: 04/27/2015

A federal district court in North Carolina held Friday that North Carolina may not discriminate against permanent resident noncitizens in issuing licenses to carry concealed guns. (Messmer v. Harrison.) The U.S. Supreme Court’s D.C. v. Heller decision said that general bans on concealed carry of guns are constitutional, because the have been around in many states starting with the early 1800s.


Wisconsin's Shame: Even Salon Agrees the Raids Were Wrong :: 04/27/2015

I’ve been interested to see how the Left would respond to the revelations of armed pre-dawn raids in Wisconsin’s “John Doe” investigations — raids that featured battering rams, police officers walking into sleeping kids’ rooms, secrecy mandates, and screaming, taunting investigators.


ACLU files lawsuit against North Smithfield police over seizure of guns :: 04/24/2015

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The ACLU today filed a lawsuit in federal district court on behalf of a North Smithfield resident, seeking the return of weapons that were seized from him over six years ago by the local police department and which the department still refuses to return to him.


Aurora theater victim's family may pay $280,000 in Lucky Gunner lawsuit :: 04/24/2015

A federal judge ordered the parents of a Aurora, Colorado, theater shooting victim to pay court costs and attorney fees as a result of a lawsuit filed last year, and the defendants in the case say the family owes around a quarter of a million dollars.


Study: Why Police Firearms Training Sucks :: 04/27/2015

By the time an average police recruit completes typical academy firearms training, how much more skilled in shooting is he than a person who has never shot or even held a handgun before? Not much, according to a first-of-its-kind study by the Force Science Institute that is set for publication in an international law enforcement journal . . .


Tennessee Self-Defense: THIRD STRIKE: Memphis Woman Shoots Violent Ex In Self-Defense :: 04/25/2015

Emotion-led gun control supporters keep attempting to push the claim that a firearm in the home will only be used against the woman living there in an attempt to scare women from exercising their right to armed self-defense. A woman in Memphis, Tennessee wisely ignored their advise, and grabbed her handgun to even the odds when attacked by her violent ex-boyfriend:


Reminder: Trespassing Doesn't Justify Lethal Force :: 04/24/2015

When may you use lethal force against another human being?


BUT WE ONLY NEED TEN ROUNDS? Dozens of Shots Fired To Bring Down Fort Worth Felon :: 04/24/2015

One of the most common avenues of attack for gun control supporters is the attempt to limit the ability of citizens to own the standard-capacity magazines that a given firearm was designed to use.