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

more >>

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.


2 states to see final push for constitutional carry this week :: 07/06/2015

Governors in New Hampshire and Maine are set to make a decision on if the carry of a concealed handgun without a permit will be signed into law in coming days.


Ignorance & dereliction on guns :: 07/05/2015

A couple of years ago, President Barack Obama said he had “a profound respect for the traditions of hunting that trace back in this country for generations.” That's a vision shared by many Americans, namely that the Framers gave us the Second Amendment to protect our rights to go deer and duck hunting, do a bit of skeet shooting and protect ourselves against criminals.


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.


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.


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.


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.


GUNFIGHT: Officer Surprises Armed Escaped Prisoner On Trespassing Call :: 07/04/2015

One thing my friends in law enforcement is that there is never a “routine call” until the call is over. What they mean is that even the most benign incident can sometimes turn incredibly dangerous in a matter of a split second.