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PA Bill Number: HB1192

Title: To provide from the General Fund for the expenses of the Executive and Judicial Departments, the State Government Support Agencies and the General ...

Description: To provide from the General Fund for the expenses of the Executive and Judicial Departments, the State Government Support Agencies and the Genera ...

Last Action: Motion to override Governor's Veto Message, MCH-Early Childhood Home Visiting, defeated (115-83)

Last Action Date: Aug 25, 2015

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Afternoon BBQ with Josh First - Candidate for PA Senate 15th District (Dauphin/Perry County) - 09/3/2015
Wagner Community Park 600 Paradise Rd., New Bloomfield, PA 17068


FOAC Monthly Meeting - September - 2015 - 09/13/2015
Scott Township Municpal Building 301 Lindsay Road Carnegie PA 15106


FOAC Monthly Meeting - October - 2015 - 10/11/2015
Scott Township Municipal Building 301 Lindsay Road, Carnegie, PA 15106

Quote Of The Week

"The Second Amendment is a doomsday provision, one designed for those exceptionally rare circumstances where all other rights have failed -- where the government refuses to stand for re-election and silences those who protest; where courts have lost the courage to oppose, or can find no one to enforce their decrees. However improbable these contingencies may seem today, facing them unprepared is a mistake a free people get to make only once." - Silveira v. Lockyer, 328 F.3d 567 - Justice Alex Kozinski, US 9th Circuit Court, 2003

Let's See Bryce Williams' Sick, Sad Manifesto :: 08/27/2015

“The (Charleston) church shooting was the tipping point…but my anger has been building steadily…I’ve been a human powder keg for a while…just waiting to go BOOM!!!!”

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South African Police Blame Legal Gun Owners for Firearms-Related Crime :: 08/27/2015

SOUTH AFRICA – (Ammoland.com) – The South African Gunowners’’ Association (SAGA) has taken note of the advertisement on the official South African Police Service website [since modified] entitled “ILLEGAL GUNS TAKE INNOCENT LIVES.’

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Confirmed: VA Gunman Bought His Gun Legally, Passed Background Check :: 08/27/2015

The firearm used in yesterday’s horrific shooting was purchased legally by the gunman after he passed a federal background check. ABC News reported late last night: “The ATF says the disgruntled former reporter who killed a television reporter and a cameraman legally purchased the gun.

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Everytown Once Again Proves That The Best Domestic Violence Prevention Is An Armed Victim :: 08/27/2015

Michael Bloomberg’s various gun control groups have had very limited success, despite investing tens of millions of dollars in propaganda dissemination and constant attempts to reframe the gun control debate.

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7th Circuit Court: Illegal Immigrants Have Second Amendment Rights Too :: 08/26/2015

In a case regarding a specific gun control law which bans “unauthorized aliens” (illegal immigrants) from possessing firearms in the United States, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit did the work of a contortionist by upholding the law while also pointing out that they “see no principled way to carve out the Second Amendment and say that the unauthorized (or maybe all noncitizens) are excluded.”

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Cody Wilson's 3D Printed Liberator Lawsuit on Its Way to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals :: 08/26/2015

The landmark lawsuit against the United States State Department filed by gun rights advocate Cody Wilson and the creator of the 3D printed Liberator pistol continues to gain steam, even after a recent setback.

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SAF, NSSF, NRA Team Up in Lawsuit Against Seattle's Firearms Tax :: 08/25/2015

The City of Seattle recently enacted a tax on all firearms and ammunition. There was no point to this tax other than to inconvenience lawful gun owners by making them pay more money to enjoy a constitutionally protected right to keep and bear arms (and driving lawful retail businesses from the city.

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Open Carry Group Suing DPS Over Arrests :: 08/25/2015

The state's new Open Carry law is set to take effect in January, but it is obvious that the new law won't ease the tensions between police and groups which call for what is called 'Constitutional Carry,' or the right to carry weapons in public, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports.

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Tennessee Self-Defense: Armed suspect shot dead by victim during attempted carjacking :: 08/26/2015

Authorities in Nashville are searching for two suspects wanted in connection with an attempted robbery and carjacking late Sunday night that left their accomplice dead after one of the intended targets fought back and opened fire.

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The Gun That Wasn't There :: 08/26/2015

The Force Science Institute recently conducted a major study on the performance of human memory under stress.

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Alabama Self-Defense: Self-Defense Tip: Shoot the Target of Opportunity :: 08/25/2015

At about 3 a.m., an unfamiliar man broke into Wilma Williams home in the 31000 block of Cleburne County Road 49 in Alabama. She ran to her pistol. The invader, one Craig Moore [below], was able to take it from her and fire twice before she struggled free. One of the shots cut hair from her head. Ms. Williams got away and called 911 and a neighbor, Charles Price.

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Illinois Self-Defense: "Good Guy With A Gun" Store Clerk Kills Armed Thug To Defend Self, Customer :: 08/25/2015

Ahmad Samhan was simply trying to make a living at his family’s convenience store in Wauconda, Illinois Sunday night when a masked man came in and pointed a gun at him and another customer in the store, and demanded money.

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