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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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If the representatives of the people betray their constituents, there is then no resource left but in the exertion of that original right of self-defense which is paramount to all positive forms of government, and which against the usurpations of the national rulers, may be exerted with infinitely better prospect of success than against those of the rulers of an individual state. - Alexander Hamilton, Federalist No. 28, 1787

Ban all semiautomatic firearms (Mother Jones) :: 11/18/2018

Rand Corp’s Benjamin Bahney writes today about my favorite solution to the problem of mass shootings:


Perspective on Violence :: 11/18/2018

How big a problem is violence in the USA? We have answers, but the answers are not easy to explain. It is difficult to compare a violent crime that occurs millions of times a year with ones that happen once every few months. Here is some of the US crime data from the FBI for 2017. It surprised me, and it might surprise you. How do we improve one area without making another area worse?


England: After Gov't Gun and Knife Bans Fail, Brits Take Matters into Their Own Hands :: 11/18/2018

Much has already been said about how the United Kingdom’s strict gun control laws — as well as a recent crackdown on knife possession — has left British citizens virtually defenseless against rising crime rates from rampant criminals that police seem to do little about.


Legislation (HB 2060) Designed To Keep Guns Away From Domestic Abusers Becomes Law :: 11/18/2018

A bill that is intended to protect domestic violence victims from abusers with firearms has been signed into law.


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Judge Blocks 'Security Fee' For Pro-Gun Speaker At Kent State :: 11/17/2018

Kaitlyn Bennett made her name by walking through the campus with an AR strapped to her back. Her point was that just days before, as a student at Kent State, what she was doing was illegal. However, since she had graduated the day before, suddenly her act was perfectly legal.


Lawsuit Filed to Block Washington's I-1639 :: 11/16/2018

The midterm elections garnered most of the press attention earlier this month, but for gun rights advocates, a Washington state ballot initiative was of equal importance. I-1639 sought to sweep in a whole slew of gun control laws and, unfortunately, it passed. That means gun owners in the state are stuck with the ramifications of this law and, to make matters worse, there’s no one to vote out over this.


Wisconsin high school can't ban student's gun-themed T-shirts, federal judge rules :: 11/13/2018

A federal judge has ordered a Wisconsin high school to allow a student to wear his gun-themed T-shirts to class.  


The Supreme Court is refusing a new invitation to rule on gun rights in California :: 11/05/2018

In this June 26, 2008 file photo, pro-rights gun supporters hold up banners outside the Supreme Court in Washington after the court ruled that Americans have a constitutional right to keep guns in their homes for self-defense. Jose Luis Magana, File/AP Photo


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Training as a team; Two Person Armed Defense :: 11/17/2018

Have you ever considered combining your live fire training with another person that you may spend a great deal of time with in your daily life, perhaps a good friend, a coworker or your spouse? With today’s continued threat by an active shooter, training as a team is certainly a valid approach.


Illinois Self-Defense: Shooting of 59-year-old man in Austin ruled self-defense :: 11/15/2018

An investigation into a shooting that fatally wounded a man Sunday night during a domestic-related altercation in the Austin neighborhood has been closed after investigators determined it was committed in self-defense.


Georgia Self-Defense: Police: Deadly shooting at Atlanta park was self-defense :: 11/15/2018

A man acted in self-defense when he fatally shot another man at a northwest Atlanta park Saturday night, police said.


Oregon Self-Defense: DA: North Bend man murdered estranged wife, attempted to kill 3 others in shooting :: 11/15/2018

NORTH BEND, Ore. - A man murdered his estranged wife and attempted to kill three others in a shooting Tuesday night, exchanging gunfire with one of the neighbors and shooting at another as they attempted to stop the suspect from leaving the scene, the district attorney in Coos County says.


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