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PA Bill Number: HB2744

Title: In general provisions, further providing for definitions; in inchoate crimes, further providing for prohibited offensive weapons; in assault, further ...

Description: In general provisions, further providing for definitions; in inchoate crimes, further providing for prohibited offensive weapons; in assault, furth ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Oct 18, 2018

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INPAX Range and Training Academy 900 Providence Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA

FOAC Monthly Meeting - 01/13/2019
South Fayette Township Municipal Building 515 Millers Run Road, Morgan, PA

FOAC Monthly Meeting - 02/10/2019
South Fayette Township Municipal Building 515 Millers Run Road, Morgan, PA

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"In a despotic government, the only principle by which the tyrant who is to move the whole machine means to regulate and manage the people is fear, by the servile dread of his power. But a free government, which of all others is far the most preferable, cannot be supported without virtue." - Samuel Williams, A Discourse on the Love of our Country, 1774

PA-Rep. Frankel seeking support for bills to give cities more power over gun laws :: 12/13/2018

HARRISBURG — Six weeks after 11 people died in a shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue, Democratic state Rep. Dan Frankel is seeking co-sponsors for legislation that would allow municipalities or counties to more easily create their own gun laws.


Panel investigating Parkland shooting recommends arming teachers :: 12/13/2018

A Florida state commission investigating the February shooting at a Parkland, Fla., high school that left 17 people dead recommended on Wednesday that teachers who undergo proper training be allowed to carry firearms at schools.


American kids are 'political pawns' in gun control battle, CEOs say :: 12/13/2018

America's partisan standoff over gun regulation has made pawns of the nation's youth, the heads of two companies that supported tighter firearm restrictions complained Tuesday.


Emergency Confiscation is Easy Target in New Gun Control Congress :: 12/13/2018

After what one family member cryptically called “family being family,” 60-year-old Gary Willis fell dead from a gunshot on the doorstep of their Maryland home, which he shared with a host of siblings, a niece and her son, and a grandmother.


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SCOTUS Agrees To Hear Case That May Ultimately Undermine ATF :: 12/11/2018

One of the biggest problems with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) isn’t that it enforces the law. I mean, it exists explicitly for that purpose, so that’s kind of what it’s supposed to be doing.


Short Circuit: A Roundup of Recent Federal Court Decisions :: 12/08/2018

Please enjoy the latest edition of Short Circuit, a weekly feature from the Institute for Justice.


A Powerful Dissent Charges Judges Who Casually Uphold Magazine Restrictions With Disrespecting the Second Amendment :: 12/07/2018

Yesterday the U.S. Court of Appeals Court for the 3rd Circuit upheld New Jersey's 10-round limit on gun magazines, echoing five other federal appeals courts that have found such laws to be consistent with the Second Amendment. "New Jersey's law reasonably fits the State's interest in public safety and does not unconstitutionally burden the Second Amendment's right to self-defense in the home," Judge Patty Shwartz concludes in an opinion joined by Judge Joseph Greenaway.


Appeals Court Confirms Preemption Applies To Arena Authority :: 12/05/2018

The great thing about preemption is that it means there’s not some patchwork of laws all over the state. It means that if you do something that’s legal in one part of the state, then travel to another part of the state, you’re still golden. Believe me, that matters.


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Protection Preparation: Visualization Tips for Self-Defense Success :: 12/11/2018

If I suggested to you we can use visualization and imagination to enhance our personal-defense abilities, your first thought might be that I’m going for New Age stuff in my advancing years.


Ohio Self-Defense: Woman allegedly kills ex-boyfriend trying to break into her home :: 12/07/2018

A woman threatened in her home killed her ex-boyfriend trying to break into that home, investigators say.


Georgia Self-Defense: Suspect shot and killed during attempted robbery in Moultrie :: 12/06/2018

MOULTRIE, Ga. (WCTV) -- Moultrie Police are investigating an attempted robbery-turned-deadly at the Susie Q on Highway 319 Tuesday morning.


South Carolina Self-Defense: South Carolina woman kills escaped jail inmate who kicked down her door, sheriff says :: 12/05/2018

Hours after he and another inmate escaped jail after beating up a security guard, a South Carolina inmate was fatally shot after he broke into a woman’s house, officials said.


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