PA Bill Number: HB55
Title: A Joint Resolution proposing separate and distinct amendments to the Constitution of Pennsylvania, in declaration of rights, providing for ...
Description: A Joint Resolution proposing separate and distinct amendments to the Constitution of Pennsylvania, in declaration of rights, providing for ...
Last Action: Laid on the table
Last Action Date: Jan 13, 2021
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Quote Of The Week
Rep. Tenche Coxe of Pennsylvania: "Who are the militia? Are they not ourselves? Is it feared, then, that we shall turn our arms each man against his own bosom. Congress have no power to disarm the militia. Their swords, and every other terrible implement of the soldier, are the birthright of an American… The unlimited power of the sword is not in the hands of either the federal or state governments, but, where I trust in God it will ever remain, in the hands of the people." - Tenche Coxe, The Pennsylvania Gazette, Feb. 20, 1788.
Philly Murder Suspect Should've Been Behind Bars :: 01/19/2021
Philadelphia’s homicide rate is soaring right now, with 499 murders in 2020 marking the highest number of intentional fatalities in nearly 30 years. There’s a lot of blame to go around, from the soft-on-crime approach taken by Philadelphia D.A. Larry Krasner to Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw’s decision to lay off of enforcing some crimes during the coronavirus pandemic to the judges releasing criminals on low bail when they should be confined behind bars.
A Look At Biden's Potential Executive Orders On Gun Control :: 01/19/2021
Joe Biden is set unleash a flurry of executive actions soon after he’s sworn into office on Wednesday, and while the media has mentioned agenda items like a national mask mandate, rejoining the Paris climate accords, and suspending evictions and student loan payments, reporters haven’t said much about any potential executive actions on firearms.
Baltimore Gun Control Activist Killed While Visiting Housing Project :: 01/19/2021
The city of Baltimore has some very serious issues. Despite the state of Maryland’s embracing of gun control, Baltimore still has a high violent crime rate and has since well before COVID started making everyone lose their damn minds.
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Throughout the nation, numerous states have decided to legalize marijuana for medical use, if not for recreational use. Medical marijuana is a fair bit less controversial since it’s medical, meaning it goes through a physician, but still, pot is being legalized to varying degrees all over the nation.
Second Amendment Foundation Launches Lawsuit Against ATF :: 01/17/2021
The Second Amendment Foundation, along with two private citizens and Washington State-based gunmaker Rainier Arms, have filed a federal lawsuit alleging the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives violated the Administrative Procedures Act “relating to its flip-flop regulation of arm braces on semiautomatic pistols.”
Charges On Hold For Anti-Trump Protester Arrested With Gun In D.C. :: 01/13/2021
A Michigan resident arrested in Washington, D.C. last week on charges of illegal possession of a handgun, extended ammunition magazine, and unregistered ammunition has caught a break from D.C. prosecutors, who say they’ve decided “for now” to not pursue charges in the case.
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William Nolan is a retired New York Police Department detective who was arrested in December of 2018 for possession of unlicensed weapons; two Mossberg Shockwaves and a stun gun. Nolan was facing the prospect of 15 years in state prison, and prosecutors were intent on taking the case to trial (for reasons we’ll detail later).
Ohio High Court Upholds Ban on Gun Possession While Drunk :: 12/24/2020
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Texas Self-Defense: Armed Citizen Fights Back After Bounty Hunters Target Wrong Home :: 01/19/2021
Three bounty hunters in the Lone Star State are now facing charges of burglary and felony after entry for their botched attempt to take a wanted man into custody, and frankly, they’re lucky that they’re alive to stand trial.
Illinois Self-Defense: Man stole tow truck, then called 911 to complain because victim pulled a gun on him, prosecutors say :: 01/15/2021
A Grand Crossing man stole a towing company’s truck and then called 911 himself because he was upset that the truck’s driver dared to pull a gun on him, prosecutors said.
Being a New Gun Owner - What I Wish I Knew When I Started :: 01/14/2021
U.S.A.– -(AmmoLand.com)- These are strange times. Few of us thought we’d ever be here. This year, 8 million new gun owners joined the more than a hundred million existing firearms owners. We’ve all been that new guy at one time or another. Fortunately, there is a place for everyone in the gun culture. Here are some of the things I wish I knew when I chose a firearm and started learning self-defense.
Ohio Self-Defense: Cleveland Lyft driver fired for admitting to firing legally-owned gun during attempted carjacking :: 01/13/2021
CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - A Lyft driver has been fired by the ridesharing service after she admitted to firing her legally-owned and licensed gun during an attempted carjacking.