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PA Bill Number: HB1452

Title: In hunting and furtaking licenses, providing for a volunteer instructor license.

Description: In hunting and furtaking licenses, providing for a volunteer instructor license. ...

Last Action: Laid on the table

Last Action Date: Jan 27, 2016

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"What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly: it is dearness only that gives every thing its value." - Thomas Paine, 1776

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Michigan GOP lawmakers introduce constitutional carry bills :: 02/04/2016

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Ruling In Maryland’s "Assault Weapons" Case Could Gut Gun Control Nationwide :: 02/04/2016

In what has to be viewed as a major victory for gun owners, the United States Court of Appeals for 4th Circuit ruled that lower court judge in Kolbe V. Maryland must apply the standard of strict scrutiny in reviewing the case about Maryland’s “assault weapon” ban, duplicitously called the Firearms Safety Act (FSA).

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Fourth Circuit Strikes Down Maryland's 'Assault Weapon' and 'High Capacity' Magazine Bans :: 02/04/2016

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Case Against Century Arms Guts Hillary Clinton's Lie About Gun Lawsuits :: 02/01/2016

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Pennsylvania Self-Defense: Lower Paxton man shot dog after it attacked neighbor, puppy :: 02/02/2016

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