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PA Bill Number: HB2018

Title: In burglary and other criminal intrusion, further providing for burglary.

Description: In burglary and other criminal intrusion, further providing for burglary. ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Apr 25, 2016

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FOAC Monthly Meeting - May - 2016 - 05/8/2016
Scott Township Municipal Building 301 Lindsay Road, Carnegie, PA


Concealed Carry Seminar - 4th House District - Rep. Sonney - 05/12/2016
Fairfield Hose Company 4896 East Lake Rd.


Concealed Carry Seminar - 100th House District - Rep. Cutler - 05/19/2016
Muddy Run Park Information Center 172 Bethesda Church Road West

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"Where an excess of power prevails, property of no sort is duly respected. No man is safe in his opinions, his person, his faculties, or his possessions." - James Madison, 1792

Obama Presses 'Smart Guns,' Announces Gun Control Summit :: 04/29/2016

In a Facebook post on Friday, Obama said: “We’ve jumpstarted the development of smart gun technology. Today, many gun injuries and deaths are the result of legal guns that were stolen, misused, or discharged accidentally.

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CPRC Original Research: All the 20 worst mass public shootings, 42 of the worst 46, occurred outside the United States :: 04/29/2016

After the Charleston massacre, President Obama made this comment: “the unique mayhem that gun violence afflicts upon this nation.”  Of course, regarding mass public shootings, Obama doesn’t need to look any further than France, which last year suffered 532 casualties (killings and woundings) versus 396 in the US during the first seven full years of the Obama administration from 2009 through 2015.

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White House follows up on executive actions :: 04/29/2016

President Obama’s administration Friday gave an update on implementing the executive actions regarding guns ownership that he issued at the beginning of the year in response to increased public pressure and an unwilling Congress.

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Why Virginia Gov Terry McAuliffe can't give felons right to vote without restoring their right to own guns :: 04/29/2016

Governor Terry McAuliffe has given felons in Virginia the right to vote without allowing them the right to own a gun.  His executive order will let murderers and rapists will be able to serve on juries.

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Pennsylvania: Lansdale man charged with manslaughter in fatal church shooting :: 04/28/2016

NORRISTOWN >> A Lansdale man had no lawful justification to fatally shoot a fellow parishioner during a disturbance at a Montgomery Township church service where the victim was “only armed with his Bible,” authorities have concluded.

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Gun group drops out of federal terror watchlist suit :: 04/26/2016

Gun rights group Gun Owners of America dropped out of a lawsuit brought against the federal government over alleged constitutional violations, according court documents.

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Gun store sues 64 individuals for trying to pressure it out of business :: 04/26/2016

A Northern Virginia gun shop billed as the closest one to Washington D.C. is hitting back against its detractors — including state lawmakers — in court.

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Machine Gun Rights Case Has Broad Support Across Country :: 04/24/2016

Ehline Law Firm’s president, Michael Ehline, had the opportunity to attend oral augments in the case of Hollis v. Lynch, et al, Civil Action No.3:14-cv-03872-M in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

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North Carolina Self-Defense: NC Magistrate Shoots out Fleeing Burglar's Tires :: 04/30/2016

This sounds like something that would have happened on the streets of the Dukes of Hazards! Also, the word “magistrate” has me singing Kenny Loggins.

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Texas Self-Defense: Armed Homeowner Defends Family, Home From Two Armed Intruders :: 04/29/2016

A homeowner in southwest Houston successfully defended his family from a home invasion by grabbing his gun and shooting one of the intruders suspect.

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Alabama Self-Defense: "He Started Crying Like A Little Baby." 11-Year-Old Shoots Burglar :: 04/29/2016

There is a part of me that likes what some call “instant karma,” and others call “street justice.” That part of me finds it edifying to see a criminal get his butt handed to him by a child.

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Tennessee Self-Defnse: Pregnant Woman and Boyfriend Hold Armed Home Intruder at Gunpoint :: 04/29/2016

When a McMinn County, TN couple, a young pregnant woman and her boyfriend, came home to find their home had been broken into, they drew their weapons to clear the house, finally coming face-to-face with the armed home intruder who was hiding inside their closet.

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