proposed laws

PA Bill Number: HB1247

Title: In protection from abuse, further providing for commencement of proceedings and for relief.

Description: In protection from abuse, further providing for commencement of proceedings and for relief. ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Apr 19, 2017

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upcoming events

Concealed Carry Seminar - 63rd House District - Rep. Donna Oberlander - 04/29/2017
Distant Fire Hall 2239 Madison Road, Distant, PA

Satellite License To Carry Event - Allegheny County Sheriff's Office - 04/29/2017
Monroeville Municipal Bldg. 2700 Monroeville Rd., Monroeville, PA

Concealed Carry Seminar - 49th House District - Rep. Bud Cook - Firearms Safety & Rights Seminar - 05/6/2017
Bentleyville Volunteer Fire Dept. 900 Main St., Bentleyville, PA

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"The only thing necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing." - Edmund Burke 1729-1797

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State Sen. Don White wants to give school districts more options to keep students safe.


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Fabio Lanzoni, the Italian-American model most well-known for appearing on the covers of 80s and 90s romance novels and his role in I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter! commercials, recently spoke out against a certain attitude in Hollywood and vowed to buy a gun after his home was targeted for a break-in.


Study: Most Americans oppose carrying firearms in public :: 04/21/2017

Most Americans oppose carrying firearms in public places, according to a study published Thursday in the American Journal of Public Health.


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Feds seek to dismiss Second Amendment case involving mentally ill :: 04/15/2017

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Texas Self-Defense: Homeowner shoots and kills man following argument :: 04/21/2017

Police say the 43-year-old victim was shot several times and pronounced dead at the scene. Officers at the scene said the man showed up outside a home on the 200 block of West High around 8:40 p.m. and got into an argument with the homeowner.


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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A man died after he was injured during a shootout at a Bordeaux shop late Thursday night.


Indiana Self-Defense: 76-year-old woman fires warning shot at home intruder :: 04/20/2017

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