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PA Bill Number: HB2294

Title: In criminal history record information, further providing for definitions and for expungement.

Description: In criminal history record information, further providing for definitions and for expungement. ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Apr 23, 2018

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Pennsylvania Right to Keep and Bear Arms Rally - 04/30/2018
Harrisburg Capitol Bldg. Rotunda N. 3rd and State St., Harrisburg, PA


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"No compact among men . . . can be pronounced everlasting and inviolable, and if I may so express myself, that no wall of words, that no mound of parchment can be so formed as to stand against the sweeping torrent of boundless ambition on the one side, aided by the sapping current of corrupted morals on the other." - George Washington, draft of first Inaugural Address, 1789

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Students Need to Take Hard Look at Themselves on Guns :: 04/23/2018

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