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

"To take a single step beyond the boundaries thus specially drawn around the powers of Congress, is to take possession of a boundless field of power, not longer susceptible of any definition." - Thomas Jefferson, Opinion on the Constitutionality of a National Bank, 1791

Who Are The Mass Murderers? :: 07/30/2015

There is much speculation about how to identify people at risk of committing violence, in order to preempt their possessing firearms. This ignores risks from violence done with, say, hands and knives, but it’s a worthy goal. However, it’s not one easily accomplished—and risks restricting Second Amendment rights from too many people who don’t present any risk at all.


THAT 'SMART GUN' WILL GET YOU KILLED: Hackers Take Over Computerized Rifle, Charge Targets :: 07/30/2015

TrackingPoint is a technology integration company known for marrying high-end precision rifles with sensors and software to create a weapon system that enables even novice shooters to make long range shots with a minimum of training.


WaPo & MSNBC choked: Americans support gun rights, carrying sidearms :: 07/30/2015

The Washington Post must have choked yesterday when it published a blog headlining the fact that Americans “increasingly see more guns as the solution, not the problem,” while a new Quinnipiac poll released yesterday – and covered by the Denver Post – shows Colorado voters oppose tougher gun laws by a 56-39 percent margin.


Senate Democrats Asking Gun Dealers For Help In Expanding Background Checks :: 07/30/2015

Senate Democrats eager to expand background checks are reaching out directly to those vendors since their bills that chip away at Second Amendment rights was rightfully blocked in 2013.


Courts hand down another pro-gun victory in 'Docs vs Glocks' case :: 07/29/2015

A federal court Tuesday rejected a request for rehearing over Florida’s law prohibiting health care workers from asking about their patient’s firearms, lifting a long-standing injunction.


University Of Cincinnati Officer Indicted For Murder Of Motorist-School Evacuated :: 07/29/2015

We haven’t been following the killing of Sam Dubose, the black motorist who was shot by a University of Cincinnati police officer, as there simply wasn’t a lot of information about it until recently.


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.


This Is Why We Carry: Maine Police Stand By During Murders, Arson :: 07/29/2015

Civil society is based on one thing and one thing alone: the rule of law.  We abide each other, our neighbors, and strangers all upon the basis that the law will be enforced to protect us and enable good commerce. A lot of gun control advocates will tell you all about how the police are sufficient to protect you.


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:


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:


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.