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PA Bill Number: SB386

Title: In falsification and intimidation, further providing for the offense of unsworn falsification to authorities; and, in firearms and other dangerous ...

Description: In falsification and intimidation, further providing for the offense of unsworn falsification to authorities; and, in firearms and other dangerous ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Feb 16, 2017

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Town Hall: Congressman Lou Barletta - 02/22/2017
Shippensburg University Ceddia Union Building 1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg, PA


Town Hall: Congressman Mike Kelly - 02/27/2017
Teletown Hall Conference Call On the phone


FOAC Monthly Meeting - March - 2017 - 03/12/2017
South Fayette Township Municipal Bldg. 515 Millers Run Road, Morgan, PA

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"During the course of administration, and in order to disturb it, the artillery of the press has been leveled against us, charged with whatsoever its licentiousness could devise or dare. These abuses of an institution so important to freedom and science are deeply to be regretted, inasmuch as they tend to lessen its usefulness and to sap its safety." - Thomas Jefferson, (1805)

The Goslin Decision's Impact on Possessing Weapons on School Property :: 02/18/2017

As our viewers are aware, earlier, we posted about the Superior Court’s monumental decision in Commonwealth v Goslin, where the court, en banc, held that the “plain meaning of Section 912(c) provides two separate defenses: possessing and using a weapon on school property ‘in conjunction with a lawful supervised school activity’ as well as possessing ‘for other lawful purpose’.” (emphasis added)

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Constitutional Carry: Colorado constitutional carry bill approved by Senate committee :: 02/18/2017

The Colorado Senate State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee approved a bill Thursday that would allow lawful gun owners to conceal and carry handguns without a permit.

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Hearing Protection Act pushes past 100 sponsors in House :: 02/18/2017

A bill that would remove suppressors and silencers from National Firearm Act regulations is picking up momentum on Capitol Hill.

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Why Congress Was Right To Strike Down Ban On Mentally Ill People Buying Guns :: 02/18/2017

Republicans in the Senate this week voted to strike down an Obama-era administrative rule barring firearms purchases by roughly 75,000 Social Security recipients deemed mentally ill. On Feb. 2, the House also voted to eliminate the rule. They were probably right to do so, even if they did it for the wrong reasons.

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With too few claims, judge considers rejecting Remington settlement :: 02/18/2017

The judge presiding over a landmark class action settlement between Remington Arms and owners of its infamous trigger design has raised concerns over the small number of claims filed.

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Appeals court strikes down Florida 'docs v Glocks' law that barred physicians from asking about gun ownership :: 02/17/2017

In 2011, the Florida state legislature passed a law called the Firearms Owners’ Privacy Act. The act prohibited Florida doctors from asking routine questions about their patients’ gun ownership, unless that information was deemed relevant to patient care or the safety of others.

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CGF, Others Seek Circuit Court Review in Major Second Amendment Lawsuit :: 02/15/2017

SAN FRANCISCO -(Ammoland.com)- Today, attorneys for The Calguns Foundation (CGF), Second Amendment Foundation, and two individual plaintiffs filed a petition with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals seeking en banc (full-court) review of a wrongly-decided opinion that overturned the trial court’s judgment that California’s Waiting Period Laws violate the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution.

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Bizarre Ninth Circuit Court Decision Makes Absolutely No Sense for California Gun Owners :: 02/14/2017

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has overturned a lower-court decision that would have struck down a 10-day waiting period for certain firearm purchases. The lower-court decision would have allowed existing gun owners and people with concealed-weapons permits to immediately take possession of a lawfully purchased firearm.

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Florida Self-Defense: St. Pete woman shoots intruder :: 02/17/2017

ST. PETERSBURG (FOX 13) - A burglar apparently picked the wrong house to break into Thursday morning.  

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California Self-Defense: Male shoots subject in alleged self-defense :: 02/17/2017

On February 15, 2017, at approximately 9:13 P.M., officers of the Redding Police Department responded to the intersection of Churn Creek Road and Hartnell Avenue in regards to a report of shots fired.  Upon arrival, officers learned that Michael Lake, 27 years of Redding, discharged a firearm at an unidentified male in alleged self-defense. Lake is a valid concealed weapon permit holder.  Lake was cooperative and provided a voluntary statement to investigators.  Lake was released following his statement.   

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Michigan Self-Defense: Roseville party store clerk shoots at armed robbers :: 02/17/2017

In the 23 years he’s owned the Little Brown Jug Party Store in Roseville, John Faranso can’t recall anyone trying to rob the store.

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How To Win A Gunfight :: 02/16/2017

One of these days I’m going to slow down long enough to log all of my firearms training hours. Offhand, I know it’s now north of 400+ hours in professional courses with some of the best firearms instructors in the world, including Green Berets, SEALs, top competitive shooters, and highly-experienced SWAT veterans. I’ve learned to fight with handguns, shotguns, and rifles, and have learned some tactical medicine along the way, because it isn’t always bad guys who get shot in the real world.

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