proposed laws

PA Bill Number: SB166

Title: In criminal history record information, further providing for general regulations and providing for order for limited access; and, in governance of ...

Description: In criminal history record information, further providing for general regulations and providing for order for limited access; and, in governance ...

Last Action: Re-referred to APPROPRIATIONS

Last Action Date: Jun 30, 2015

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upcoming events

Calling All Oath Keepers! Join Oath Keepers in Gettysburg on July 4th - 07/4/2015
Gettysburg Recreation Park 545 Long Lane, Gettysburg, PA

The Law of Guns in Pennsylvania - 07/8/2015
CLE Conference Center 1010 Juniper Street, Philadelphia, PA

3% ERs in Protest of a Nation in Distress - 07/11/2015
Independence Hall 520 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19106

Quote Of The Week

If the representatives of the people betray their constituents, there is then no resource left but in the exertion of that original right of self-defense which is paramount to all positive forms of government, and which against the usurpations of the national rulers, may be exerted with infinitely better prospect of success than against those of the rulers of an individual state. - Alexander Hamilton, Federalist No. 28, 1787

ITAR Issues: Proposed regulation could keep 3D-printed gun blueprints offline for good :: 07/02/2015

Those handy digital blueprints that enable anyone to 3D print gun parts or even a weapon from scratch could be under threat thanks to a new proposal from the State Department.


The Fear of Guns :: 07/01/2015

Dan Wos of the Defining Success in America blog writes: When I was a kid, my Dad took me out hunting and target shooting. He loved it. Me, not so much. It just wasn’t my thing. I tried, but I just wasn’t interested. I mean, I didn’t dislike guns and I wasn’t scared of them. I just wasn’t all that interested. When he would buy a new pistol, he would show it to me and I could tell he loved these things.


A curious new gun group :: 07/01/2015

When a new pro-gun group surfaces, unfortunately, I’ve become somewhat suspicious.


Missouri to Become 7th State to Adopt Constitutional Carry? :: 07/01/2015

“The Missouri Supreme Court has upheld a constitutional amendment that broadened gun rights in the state,” reports. “Voters approved Amendment 5 in August 2014 with 61 percent of the vote. It made the right to own firearms, ammunition and other accessories in the state ‘unalienable,’ and said any form of gun control should be subjected to “strict scrutiny.”


D.C. Gun Fight Advancing Through Courts :: 07/01/2015

A federal appeals court has expedited the case of a trio of men who filed suit against the District of Columbia in February after being denied handgun carry licenses, and ruled that D.C. can keep enforcing a key provision of its concealed carry licensing system in the meantime.


Another Federal Circuit Court Unravels Second Amendment Gun Rights :: 06/30/2015

Denver, CO -( In yet another decision that thumbs it’s nose at the Supreme Court’s landmark D.C. v. Heller and McDonald v. Chicago rulings, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals held today that the Second Amendment does not protect gun rights outside of one’s home.


Federal appeals court lets new D.C. gun law stand, pending final ruling :: 06/30/2015

A federal appeals court ruled Monday that the District can continue enforcing its new rules for gun permits, pending a final ruling on whether the restrictions are constitutional — indicating that the judges see some merit in the city’s position that the law should stand.


Seattle to pay $1.975 million for excessive force suit :: 06/29/2015

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Police Department has agreed to pay $1.975 million to settle an excessive force lawsuit.


Texas Self-Defense: Man shoots burglar who used doggie door :: 07/01/2015

SAN ANTONIO - A man who officers say broke into a home through a doggie door was shot by the homeowner Thursday morning.


New Mexico Self-Defense: Ex-CNNer Lynne Russell's husband kills robber in wild motel shootout :: 07/01/2015

A road trip down old Route 66 led to a Wild West-style motel shootout for a pioneering CNN anchor and her former-soldier hubby.


North Carolina Self-Defense: Charlotte Resident Shoots Man, Saves A Life :: 07/01/2015

A Charlotte, NC man has saved the life of a woman by using his personal firearm to shoot and kill the man trying to kill her in an act of third-party self-defense:


Florida Self-Defense: Police say homeowner shot intruder :: 06/30/2015

ORLANDO, Fla. - Orlando police said a homeowner shot an intruder who broke into his house around 2 a.m. Sunday.