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PA Bill Number: HB1725

Title: In inchoate crimes, prohibiting the possession of firearm at polling place.

Description: In inchoate crimes, prohibiting the possession of firearm at polling place. ...

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Last Action Date: Jul 17, 2019

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Firearms Preemption Meeting - 08/1/2019
Starlite Ballroom Social Hall (Fearless Fire Co) 1221 South Front Street, Allentown, PA


FOAC Monthly Meeting - 08/11/2019
South Fayette Township Municipal Building 515 Millers Run Road, Morgan, PA


Senator Jim Brewster's Annual 45th District Golf Classic - 08/19/2019
Youghiogheny Country Club 1901 Greenock Buena Vista Rd, McKeesport, PA

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Gun Prohibitionists Re-Packaging Gun Control As Public Health Crisis :: 07/19/2019

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PA Supreme Court - PSP Must Prove Firearm Moved in Interstate Commerce to Deny Individual under Federal Law :: 07/18/2019

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A New Gun Control Law In Illinois Leads To An Even Newer Lawsuit :: 07/18/2019

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PA SUPREME COURT – PSP MUST PROVE FIREARM MOVED IN INTERSTATE COMMERCE TO DENY INDIVIDUAL UNDER FEDERAL LAW :: 07/18/2019

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After a 38-year-old man broke into a San Diego home early Tuesday morning, the 54-year-old homeowner confronted and began fighting him, police told KFMB-TV.

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Utah Self-Defense: Alleged knife-wielding home intruder shot by resident in Utah :: 07/15/2019

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