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PA Bill Number: HR604

Title: Declaring gun violence a social epidemic that requires immediate action and condemning the National Rifle Association's increasingly extreme and ...

Description: Declaring gun violence a social epidemic that requires immediate action and condemning the National Rifle Association's increasingly extreme and ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Nov 14, 2019

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I consider the foundation of the Constitution as laid on this ground: That "all powers not delegated to the United States, by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States or to the people." "To take a single step beyond the boundaries thus specially drawn around the powers of Congress, is to take possession of a boundless field of power, no longer susceptible of any definition." - Thomas Jefferson, Opinion on the Constitutionality of a National Bank, 1791

Philly Op-Ed Calls On People To Address Roots Of Violence In City :: 11/18/2019

Columnist Jenice Armstrong isn’t about to become a writer for Bearing Arms anytime soon. I don’t think she’d be interested in writing about the Second Amendment, at least not from the pro-side of things.


Attorney General Barr Rails Against The Resistance, Senate Democrats and Activist Judges :: 11/18/2019

In a stirring speech before the Federalist Society on Friday, Attorney General William Barr laid waste to "the Resistance" and accused the president's opponents of destroying the rule of law. 


Gun from Chicago buy-back program found near dead gang member in police shooting :: 11/18/2019

Chicago, Illinois- According to an AGG report, William Stewart Boyd traded his father’s old .38 caliber Smith & Wesson snub nose for less than $100 in a gun buyback in 2004. It was supposed to be destroyed, but somehow the same handgun with serial number J515268 was found next to a dead body involved in a police shooting eight years later.


If Gun Control Works, Then Please Explain This Case From North Ireland :: 11/18/2019

North Ireland has been in varying degrees of disarray for more than a century. While it’s filled with good people, much like anywhere else, it also has its rowdy component as well. Their dangerous crowd is known for doing things like blowing up cars and things of that sort.


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Ohio Supreme Court To Decide Whether Gun Owners Can Drink At Home :: 11/18/2019

The idea of alcohol prohibition was settled almost a century ago when the Volstead Act was repealed by yet another constitutional amendment. It’s the only amendment that’s been passed, then repealed a short time later. In truth, prohibition was a complete and total disaster.


The Colorado Supreme Court Is Considering Undoing The State's Ban On Magazine Limits :: 11/14/2019

Gun rights groups are urging the Colorado Supreme Court to follow guidance from the U.S. Supreme Court to throw out the state’s ban on gun magazines that hold more than 15 rounds.


Papa John's worker acquitted for shooting would-be intruder outside St. Louis restaurant :: 11/14/2019

ST. LOUIS — Clinton Eckenrodt fatally shot an intoxicated man last year outside a Papa John’s pizza store on South Grand Boulevard.


Gun Owners Seek Injunction Against California's Age-Based Ban :: 11/14/2019

SAN DIEGO, CA-( Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced the filing of an amended complaint and new motion for a preliminary injunction in the case of Matthew Jones, et al. v. Attorney General Xavier Becerra, et al., a federal Second Amendment challenge to California’s ban on gun purchases by legal adults under age 21. The court filings are available online at


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North Carolina Self-Defense: North Carolina homeowner with gun confronts suspect with ax :: 11/18/2019

BURLINGTON, N.C. - A homeowner with a shotgun has fended off a man who police say tried to break into the home using an ax.


Tennessee Self-Defense: Martin's Bar-B-Que employee fires gun to protect co-worker :: 11/13/2019

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Two Martin's Bar-B-Que employees carpooling to work ended up in a threatening confrontation with a gun-toting man.


Michigan Self-Defense: Victim uses battle ax to fend off home invader :: 11/08/2019

OSHTEMO TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A man is alive and well after he used an ax to fend off a convicted criminal who broke into his Oshtemo Township apartment late Wednesday night. 


Washington Self-Defense: Good Samaritan fights off man throwing rocks at cars on I-5 :: 11/07/2019

EVERETT, Wash. -- A driver said her car was totaled and she's still dealing with the emotional toll of a terrifying attack on nearly a dozen drivers on southbound I-5 in Everett.


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