proposed laws

PA Bill Number: SB166

Title: In criminal history record information, further providing for general regulations and providing for order for limited access; and, in governance of ...

Description: In criminal history record information, further providing for general regulations and providing for order for limited access; and, in governance ...

Last Action: Re-referred to APPROPRIATIONS

Last Action Date: Jun 30, 2015

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upcoming events

The Law of Guns in Pennsylvania - 07/8/2015
CLE Conference Center 1010 Juniper Street, Philadelphia, PA

3% ERs in Protest of a Nation in Distress - 07/11/2015
Independence Hall 520 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19106

FOAC Monthly Meeting - July - 2015 - 07/12/2015
Scott Township Municpal Building 301 Lindsay Road Carnegie PA 15106

Quote Of The Week

"But what do we mean by the American Revolution? Do we mean the American war? The Revolution was effected before the war commenced. The Revolution was in the minds and hearts of the people; a change in their religious sentiments, of their duties and obligations. ... This radical change in the principles, opinions, sentiments, and affections of the people was the real American Revolution." - John Adams (1813)

Jack Kelly - Black lives should matter :: 07/06/2015

To the “Black Lives Matter” crowd, it seems that most black lives don’t.  Roughly 7,000 blacks are murdered each year — more than 90 percent by other blacks. To some Democrats, only those shot by white police officers or white bigots seem to matter.


What's Wrong With This Picture - Gun Safety Edition :: 07/06/2015

What’s wrong with this picture? It gives the impression that small children gaining access to firearms is a big problem. It isn’t. The number of children under 10 who die from accidentally shooting themselves or another child is, thankfully, in the single digits.


Is That Common Sense Gun Control . . . or More Spin? :: 07/06/2015

Media spokesmen from anti-gun lobby groups say they want to regulate guns in the name of safety.  They say they are for “common sense gun safety regulations”.  Are they really?  Let’s look at what the ant-rights groups say, and at what they really do.  Let’s see if we agree with their gun control proposals after we strip away the public relations spin.


PRI: Disarmed British Police Are Better than Armed U.S. Police :: 07/06/2015

Anti-gunners love Britain. Guns are banned! Not even cops have guns! Hardly anyone’s shot! Comparing Britain to the U.S. is like comparing chalk and cheese. The U.K. is, for the lack of a better word, a police state. It’s the most surveilled country on earth. The right to remain silent is dead (see: “adverse inferences“). They have non-criminal anti-social behaviour orders (ASBOs). And so on.


The Future of Open Carry in California Looks Bright :: 07/04/2015

On June 16, 2015 before an en banc panel of eleven judges of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, Circuit Judge Carlos Bea asked the California Solicitor General a yes or no question. Does the core right of the Second Amendment extend beyond the home?


Gun shop settles over alleged straw purchase murder-suicide :: 07/03/2015

A Kansas gun shop agreed to pay $132,000 to the wife of a man who fatally shot their 8-year-old son and himself with a gun legally purchased there.


David Codrea: Case SCOTUS Didn’t Hear Points to Larger Concern for Gun Owners :: 07/03/2015

The fallout from two recent Supreme Court rulings is receiving needed attention, as it’s up to activist gun owners to keep apprised of looming threats and opportunities, and to minimize damage/maximize gains of case outcomes. For one decision, Gun Owners of America has been at the forefront of warning against the anti-gun dangers hidden in Obamacare.


D.C. Gun Fight Advancing Through Courts :: 07/01/2015

A federal appeals court has expedited the case of a trio of men who filed suit against the District of Columbia in February after being denied handgun carry licenses, and ruled that D.C. can keep enforcing a key provision of its concealed carry licensing system in the meantime.


California Self-Defense: Tuolumne man dies in Angels Camp shooting :: 07/07/2015

The Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate the fatal weekend shooting of a Tuolumne township man outside an Angels Camp-area home.


THRILLER vs KILLER: How Two Different Professionals Clear A Self-Defense Scenario :: 07/06/2015

KC Eusebio is IPSC, USPSA, and Steel Challenge competition shooter. He’s used to shooting cardboard and stationary targets for time.


Tennessee Self-Defense: Concealed Carrier Shoots, Captures One Of Two Thugs In Nashville Robbery :: 07/06/2015

One of these days, as the number of concealed carriers nationwide continues to grow, criminals are going to determine that it’s simply too great a risk to attempt the armed robbery of a law-abiding citizen.


Illinois Self-Defense: Police say Genoa woman acted in self-defense in stabbing :: 07/04/2015

GENOA – A Genoa woman was trying get away from her husband, who had a blood-alcohol level more than twice the state’s legal limit for driving, when she stabbed him in the chest and killed him, according to police reports. Giving few details, police and prosecutors announced in June that Kendra Burno, 43, acted in self-defense May 14 when she stabbed her husband, Jene Burno, in their Genoa home.