proposed laws

PA Bill Number: HB1538

Title: Adding provisions for law enforcement activities by providing for release of law enforcement officer information when firearm discharged or use of ...

Description: Adding provisions for law enforcement activities by providing for release of law enforcement officer information when firearm discharged or use of ...

Last Action: Second consideration

Last Action Date: Oct 18, 2016

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Concealed Carry Seminar - 46th House District - Rep. Jason Ortitay - 10/27/2016
Mt. Pleasant Fire Dept. 106 Main St., Hickory, PA

FOAC Monthly Meeting - November - 2016 - 11/13/2016
Scott Township Municipal Building 301 Lindsay Rd., Carnegie, PA

FOAC Monthly Meeting & Christmas Banquet - December - 2016 - 12/11/2016
Al's Cafe 440 McMurray Rd., Bethel Park, PA

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Quote Of The Week

"They that can give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety." - Benjamin Franklin, Historical Review of Pennsylvania, 1759

Presidential Debate: A dissenting view on Chris Wallace :: 10/22/2016

I dissent from the general view that Chris Wallace of Fox News did a great or terrific job as moderator.  He failed to ask relevant questions of the Clinton Foundation, the Second Amendment, the Clinton campaign connection to the thugs who caused violence at the Trump rallies, the State Department attempt to have the FBI reclassify Hillary’s email, and the email on Hillary advocating for open borders and open trade. 


Clinton Slammed for Her Description of Supreme Court Gun Ruling :: 10/22/2016

Hillary Clinton's characterization of a landmark gun decision has Second Amendment advocates crying foul.


You Know Less Than You Think About Guns :: 10/22/2016

There is a gun for roughly every man, woman, and child in America," President Barack Obama proclaimed after the October mass shooting that killed 10 at Umpqua Community College in Oregon. "So how can you, with a straight face, make the argument that more guns will make us safer? We know that states with the most gun laws tend to have the fewest gun deaths. So the notion that gun laws don't work—or just will make it harder for law-abiding citizens and criminals will still get their guns—is not borne out by the evidence."


New York Times Examines Mass Shootings and Gun Laws; Their Findings "Dispiriting to Anyone Hoping for Simple Legislative Fixes to Gun Violence" :: 10/22/2016

Every time a horrific crime committed with a gun gets national attention, politicians will usually recommend more stringent gun laws as a response. (With the phrase "gun control" out of vogue, you usually hear these days about "common sense gun safety laws.")


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Lawsuits against Taurus continue to mount, despite settlement :: 10/15/2016

Taurus International continues to wade through lawsuits even after the company settled a $239 million product liability class action suit in federal court over the gun maker’s alleged defective trigger design.


Judge dismisses Sandy Hook lawsuit against Remington :: 10/14/2016

A state judge dismissed the lawsuit against Remington Arms by the families of those killed in the Sandy Hook school shooting.


Law Professors File Brief Opposing 9th Circuit Rehearing in Second Amendment Lawsuit :: 10/07/2016

Sacramento, CA -( Firearms Policy Foundation (FPF) announced today that it has joined Law Professors Randy Barnett (Georgetown University Law Center), Robert J. Cottrol (George Washington University Law School), Brannon Denning (Cumberland School of Law), Michael O’Shea (Oklahoma City University School of Law), and Glenn Harlan Reynolds (University of Tennessee College of Law) in filing a legal brief opposing a full Ninth Circuit rehearing in the Second Amendment lawsuit Teixeira v. County of Alameda, which was decided by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in May.


Judge revives trooper's case to reinstate gun rights :: 10/06/2016

A federal judge in Pennsylvania issued a ruling Tuesday reviving the lawsuit of a state trooper fighting for his Second Amendment rights.


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South Carolina Self-Defense: Homeowner shoots at intruder after staying behind during hurricane :: 10/20/2016

MYRTLE BEACH, (WMBF) – Hurricane Matthew created the perfect storm for one would-be burglar, or so the suspect thought.


Florida Self-Defense: Concealed Carrier Kills Attempted Robber In Florida :: 10/20/2016

Around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday night, two armed robbers attempted to mug three people in Plantation Park, located in a Ft. Lauderdale suburb. Before pulling a gun on the three people, the two robbers attempted to make conservation with the victims.


Ohio Self-Defense: Akron couple holds home burglar at gunpoint :: 10/18/2016

AKRON - A burglar attempting to invade an Akron couple's home was held at gunpoint by the couple until police arrived.


New Mexico Self-Defense: Driver pulls gun on protester as he hits his car with a sign :: 10/18/2016

A 26-year-old man was arrested Monday for the part he played in a violent attack on innocent bystanders during a protest in Albuquerque last week.


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