proposed laws

PA Bill Number: HB663

Title: In snowmobiles and all-terrain vehicles, further providing for short title of chapter, for definitions, for restricted account, for registration of ...

Description: In snowmobiles and all-terrain vehicles, further providing for short title of chapter, for definitions, for restricted account, for registration of ...


Last Action Date: Feb 27, 2015

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Firearms Law Seminar - 03/7/2015
Berks - Fire/Water Restorations 1145 Commons Blvd., Reading, PA 19605

Beaver County Sportsmen's Conservation League 2nd Amendment Action Day Banquet - 03/7/2015
Monica Turners 1700 Old Brodhead Rd., Monaca, PA 15061

FOAC Monthly Meeting - March - 2015 - 03/8/2015
Scott Township Municpal Building 301 Lindsay Road Carnegie PA 15106

Quote Of The Week

"How few politicians are hanged" "THE men whom the people ought to choose to represent them are too busy to take the jobs. But the politician is waiting for it. He's the pestilence of modern times. What we should try to do is make politics as local as possible. Keep the politicians near enough to kick them. The villagers who met under the village tree could also hang their politicians to the tree. It's terrible to contemplate how few politicians are hanged today." Cleveland Press interview,March 1, 1921. - G.K. Chesterton

Inside the Twisted Mind of a Gun Control Advocate: Jennifer Thorne Edition :: 03/04/2015

Gun control advocates are fixated on the term “a good guy with a gun.” It’s a swipe at the latter half of NRA jefe Wayne LaPierre’s famous post-Newtown press conference sound bite: “The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun.”


Anti-Gun Commentary: Gun lobby misfires again :: 03/04/2015

What’s the dumbest idea of the season? Backed by the National Rifle Association, state legislators across the country have been pushing laws to let students carry concealed weapons on college campuses.


Severity of gun laws decrease in Arizona :: 03/04/2015

Amber Underdown, 21, loves her Second Amendment rights.  “I come from a family that loves going out and shooting guns, so I feel very close to them when I go out shooting,” Underdown said. “Plus, it’s a lot of fun. It’s quite the adrenaline rush.”


Maine to Consider Constitutional Carry :: 03/04/2015

For the second time in a little under a year, Maine's legislature is debating whether or not to allow the "constitutional carry" of guns. A bill submitted by Sen. Eric Brakey (R-Auburn) would allow people to carry concealed weapons without a license. Open carry is legal in Maine, and Maine is currently described as a "shall-issue" state for concealed carry permits.


PA Preemption - 'Typo' in gun lawsuit paperwork filed by Harrisburg triggers default judgment against the city What's in a name? :: 03/04/2015

For Harrisburg, one name left off a court filing in a gun lawsuit could cost the city $21,400 in attorney fees.


PA Preemption - Stay Issued in Suit Filed Against Pittsburgh Gun Ordinances :: 03/03/2015

The Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas issued a one-sentence order temporarily staying the lawsuit filed by the National Rifle Association against the city of Pittsburgh which alleges that the City of Bridges’ ordinances regulating firearms violate Pennsylvania’s pre-emption law.


PA Preemption - Why are gun rights advocates suing Harrisburg? Q&A with Tara Leo Auchey :: 03/03/2015

In the last edition of this column, we posed questions to the City of Harrisburg's Solicitor, Neil Grover, about the city's gun laws and legal battles.


Second Amendment group backs Andover Twp. man's bid to carry gun :: 03/02/2015

ANDOVER TWP. — The Second Amendment Foundation recently announced it was financially backing a township man in his fight against the state's “justifiable need” law to carry a handgun.


Ohio Self-Defense: "Some Guy Broke Into My House, And I Shot Him." :: 03/04/2015

For the third time this year, a criminal in Columbus, Ohio has been shot and killed by a “good guy with a gun.”


Georgia Self-Defense: Fulton County Burglar Gets Cut Down In Hail Of Bullets During Home Invasion :: 03/03/2015

When the woman began knocking on the door of a Fulton County, Georgia, home incessantly yesterday morning, the homeowner refused to answer it. Likely fearing that something was about to happen, he armed himself. When the female burglar’s male partners then kicked in the homeowner’s front door, he was ready and waiting.


Kentucky Self-Defense: Store Clerk Keeps Her Wits, Shoots Robber With His Own Gun :: 03/02/2015

Armed robbery is an intimidation game, where criminals use weapons and surprise to overwhelm the senses of victims, stunning them into shocked compliance.


PA Concealed-carry holder accidentally shoots himself :: 02/28/2015

LANCASTER – A 26-year-old concealed carry permit holder allegedly shot himself leaving his home on North Cedar Avenue on Monday.