proposed laws

PA Bill Number: HB1030

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

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

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Last Action Date: Jul 28, 2015

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Oil City Open Carry Walk - 08/8/2015
Days Inn 1 Seneca St., Oil City, PA

CGOPA - 2nd Annual Family Firearms Safety Picnic - 08/8/2015
Peace Valley Park 170 N. Chapman Rd., Doylestown, PA

FOAC Monthly Meeting - August - 2015 - 08/9/2015
Scott Township Municpal Building 301 Lindsay Road Carnegie PA 15106

Quote Of The Week

"Our legislators are not sufficiently apprized of the rightful limits of their power; that their true office is to declare and enforce only our natural rights and duties, and to take none of them from us." - Thomas Jefferson, Letter to Francis W. Gilmer, 1816

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Well, what do you know; Colorado voters really don’t want tougher gun laws, according to a Quinnipiac poll. At the same time, the majority of Coloradoans approve of the job that Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper is doing:


Key Democrat Pours Cold Water on Gun Background Checks Bill :: 07/29/2015

A recent string of mass shootings has Democrats and gun safety advocates renewing their call for legislation to require background checks for firearm purchases. But West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin, the Democratic co-author of the bill, says it's going nowhere fast.


Dershowitz: If I Wrote Bill of Rights, I'd 'Skip' Second Amendment :: 07/28/2015

The U.S. Constitution's guarantee of the right to bear arms is "absurd," but something Americans must live with in a gun-saturated nation in desperate need of reform, renowned civil-rights lawyer Alan Dershowitz tells Newsmax TV.


Alan Korwin - Should America Subarm its Citizens? :: 07/28/2015

There’s a point between fully armed and disarmed that is subarmed. Being subarmed is dangerous. Officials would never stand for it themselves.


Callous Parents Of 17 Y/O Who Shot His Friend Think He Shouldn't Face Charges :: 07/27/2015

Every once in a while I come across a story that frustrates me to the point that I have to put down my laptop and walk away for a bit. The senseless killing of MacKeon ‘Mackey’ Schulte by his friend Seth Culver, and the reaction of Culver’s parents, is one of those instances.


Federal judge rules Pa. third-party candidate requirements unconstitutional :: 07/26/2015

A federal judge ruled Friday that Pennsylvania’s Election Code set an unconstitutionally high bar on third-party political candidates by both requiring them to gather more signatures than Democrats or Republicans — and to defend those signatures’ validity in court.


Justice Department May Investigate Gun Store That Bans Muslims :: 07/24/2015

The Justice Department is reportedly considering launching a civil rights investigation against a Florida gun store owner who wants to ban Muslims from his shop.


Arizona officer 'illegally' enters woman's home, arrests her while she is naked :: 07/21/2015

A woman handcuffed naked by a Chandler, Arizona police officer who entered her home illegally is planning to file a lawsuit against the city.


Ohio Self-Defense: Concealed Carrier Named Patrick Ewing Stops Attempted Mass Shooting In Cincinnati :: 07/28/2015

A 62-year-old Cincinnati man is in jail after pulling two guns and opening fire on four people, including an infant:


Texas Self-Defense: Texas Pastor Shoots Intruder :: 07/28/2015

Some people are under the impression to that to be a Christian, one must be a pacifist.  That isn’t the wisest of assertions, as a serial criminal breaking into The Church of New Beginnings in Baytown, Texas, learned the hard way:


Blacks And Hispanics Are Lining Up For Their Concealed Carry Permits In Chicago :: 07/28/2015

The Land of Lincoln was the last state to recognize concealed carry rights in July of 2013 after the U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the state’s law banning the carrying of firearms in public was unconstitutional in December of 2012.


'Just Give Them What They Want' Advice Leaves Key Question Unanswered :: 07/27/2015

With much of the attention focused on “gun-free” military recruiting centers, a recent armed robbery and assault of a clerk in a Chevron station convenience store in Mesquite, Tex., reminds us there are plenty of higher-risk jobs where employees are on their own.