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PA Bill Number: SB531

Title: In general provisions, providing for findings regarding firearms and ammunition; and, in preemptions, providing for regulation of firearms and ...

Description: In general provisions, providing for findings regarding firearms and ammunition; and, in preemptions, providing for regulation of firearms a ...

Last Action: Removed from table

Last Action Date: Jun 12, 2019

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FOAC Monthly Meeting - 07/14/2019
South Fayette Township Municipal Building 515 Millers Run Road, Morgan, 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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"If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude than the animated contest of freedom, go from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains sit lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that you were our countrymen!" - Samuel Adams, speech to the State House in Philadelphia, 1776

Gun Groups and Local Sheriffs Challenge Colorado Magazine Ban :: 06/16/2019

In 2013, the state of Colorado enacted a ban on magazines with a capacity of over 15 rounds. The sale, transfer, and possession of “large capacity magazines” became illegal. This legislation came in wake of the Aurora Theatre and Sandy Hook shooting. The state legislature passed this ban, which then-governor John Hickenlooper added his signature to. The ban became law on July 1st, 2013.


Madonna: 'Lack of Gun Control in America' Is a Huge Problem :: 06/16/2019

Left-wing pop star Madonna gave a wide-ranging interview to Reuters in which she described the lack of gun control in America as “frightening” and a “huge problem.”


Are our gun rights being chipped away? :: 06/15/2019

     Are we the proverbial frog in the pot?  Has the heat been slowly turning up on us and we're just not noticing it?  At what point does someone knock on the pot to get us to jump out.  What if that's too late?  What if many of us have been knocking on the pot and the rest simply can't hear it, or worse yet, refuse to listen.


Guy Writes To Advice Columnist About Lawfully-Armed Daughter :: 06/15/2019

Somewhere along the way, the people of this great nation lost their way, especially when it comes to the subject of guns.


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Illinois Supreme Court to hear gun owner identification law challenge :: 06/13/2019

A case challenging Illinois’ Firearm Owners Identification card law is headed to the Illinois Supreme Court, but a gun rights group said it could end up in the nation's highest court.


Supreme Court refuses to consider whether Second Amendment protects gun silencers :: 06/11/2019

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court refused Monday to decide if the Second Amendment protects gun silencers such as the one used in last month's Virginia Beach shooting that killed 12 people.


Guns Can Be Taken From Nonviolent Felons Under Second Amendment :: 06/08/2019

The Second Amendment doesn’t prevent the government from taking guns away from nonviolent felons, the Seventh Circuit said June 6.


30 Colorado sheriffs join opposition to gun magazine ban facing challenge in state Supreme Court :: 06/07/2019

About half of the state’s county sheriffs this week joined the battle against Colorado’s ban on gun magazines that hold more than 15 rounds, arguing that the law hinders peoples’ ability to defend themselves.


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Louisiana Self-Defense: Gunman robs convenience store, owner fires back, suspect critical :: 06/14/2019

LAPLACE, La. — One of the owners of a convenience store shot a robber who had pulled out a gun and grabbed some cash Thursday morning, according to the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office.


Florida Self-Defense: Intruder killed in home invasion had court order against him :: 06/13/2019

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A woman shot and killed a man who broke into her Ortega Farms home on the Westside, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said.


Virginia Self-Defense: Adult, juvenile charged in shootout at Virginia gas pump :: 06/12/2019

MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia police are accusing a man of attempting an armed robbery at a convenience store gas pump, a move that sparked a shootout that put the alleged stickup man in a hospital and his underage sidekick in detention.


Georgia Self-Defense: Police: Homeowner will not be charged in intruder's death :: 06/10/2019

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - A homeowner shoots and kills a home invader in Clayton County Friday morning.


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