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PA Bill Number: SB1158

Title: Providing for the establishment and funding of a center to conduct research on gun violence in this Commonwealth.

Description: An Act providing for the establishment and funding of a center to conduct research on gun violence in this Commonwealth.

Last Action: Referred to STATE GOVERNMENT

Last Action Date: May 10, 2018

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FOAC Monthly Meeting - June 2018 - 06/10/2018
South Fayette Township Municipal Bldg. 515 Millers Run Road

FOAC Monthly Meeting - July 2018 - 07/8/2018
South Fayette Township Municipal Bldg. 515 Millers Run Road

FOAC Monthly Meeting - August 2018 - 08/12/2018
South Fayette Township Municipal Bldg. 515 Millers Run Road

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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

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An armed, off-duty Brazilian military police officer was hailed as a hero Sunday after surveillance footage showed how she foiled a robbery attempt on a family near a school.


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