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PA Bill Number: HB2744

Title: In general provisions, further providing for definitions; in inchoate crimes, further providing for prohibited offensive weapons; in assault, further ...

Description: In general provisions, further providing for definitions; in inchoate crimes, further providing for prohibited offensive weapons; in assault, furth ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Oct 18, 2018

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Firearms Law Seminar with Joshua Prince, Eric Winter and Adam Kraut - 12/1/2018
King Shooters Supply 346 E Church Rd King of Prussia, PA

BULLETPROOF MIND - Lt. Col. Dave Grossman - 12/1/2018
INPAX Academy, The Forge 900 Providence Blvd Ste 100, Pittsburgh, PA

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Quote Of The Week

"By calling attention to 'a well regulated militia,' the 'security' of the nation, and the right of each citizen 'to keep and bear arms,' our founding fathers recognized the essentially civilian nature of our economy. Although it is extremely unlikely that the fears of governmental tyranny which gave rise to the Second Amendment will ever be a major danger to our nation, the Amendment still remains an important declaration of our basic civilian-military relationships, in which every citizen must be ready to participate in the defense of his country. For that reason I believe the Second Amendment will always be important." - John F. Kennedy (Senator) Statement: Know Your Lawmakers, Guns, April 1960, p. 4 (1960)

Democrats Plan Attack On Second Amendment :: 11/12/2018

The Democrats are coming for your guns, the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times reported on Friday.


Gun Control Activists Stage 'Die-In' In Times Square :: 11/12/2018

In the inevitable aftermath of Thousand Oaks, gun control activists are going to try and step up their game. Especially after a whole lot of their candidates went down in flames during the midterm elections.


Liberal Gun Reporter: The Media Is Not Covering Solutions That Could Prevent Mass Shootings. . .And They Don't Involve Gun Bans :: 11/12/2018

Often times, the media is just dreadful when it comes to reporting on firearms and Second Amendment issues. They continue to misname, misreport, and get parts of guns laws just wrong. Is it deliberate? It’s hard to suggest otherwise. This isn’t the first rodeo and the fact that laws that have been on the books for decades, like 18-year-olds being able to buy long guns, are treated like some shocking discovery a la Watergate continues to be an embarrassing moment for the elite media. It’s all about the narrative. 


Schumer: 'There Is New Hope' On Gun Control :: 11/12/2018

One thing I’ve been saying since the midterms is that I’m not overly concerned about losing the House because the GOP retained the Senate. More than that, though, they gained ground.


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Firearm restrictions in Boston and Brookline don't violate Second Amendment, appeals court says :: 11/05/2018

Restrictive firearms rules in Boston and Brookline are constitutional and do not infringe on the Second Amendment's right to bear arms, the US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit said in a decision.


The Supreme Court is refusing a new invitation to rule on gun rights in California :: 11/05/2018

In this June 26, 2008 file photo, pro-rights gun supporters hold up banners outside the Supreme Court in Washington after the court ruled that Americans have a constitutional right to keep guns in their homes for self-defense. Jose Luis Magana, File/AP Photo


NYC Knife Case Headed To Supreme Court :: 11/04/2018

If there is a group that gun folks can easily find common cause with, it’s the knife rights crowd. After all, the right to keep and bear arms isn’t exclusively talking about guns, but any kind of “arms.”


It's Unconstitutional: UVA Student Files Lawsuit Challenging Handgun Purchase Law :: 10/27/2018

It’s the law. You can buy rifles and shotguns at 18, but for a handgun—it’s 21. It’s the same across most states. In the wake of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting last February, some states—like Vermont and Florida—have increased the age limit for all gun sales to 21 years of age. The shooting, which left 17 people dead, spurred another intense wave of anti-gun activism, which as been mostly beaten back.  Yet, the anti-gun movement did score some wins with these pieces of legislation, which effectively deprived law-abiding adults the right to bear arms. It’s unconstitutional and yes—that provision in Florida’s law has been challenged, though it’s a lawsuit that’s most likely going to take years to resolve. 


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Pennsylvania Self-Defense: Former mayor won't face charges for shooting man in pharmacy :: 11/12/2018

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A former Pennsylvania mayor won’t face charges for firing at an armed man who tried to rob his pharmacy last month.


Missouri Self-Defense: Gun owner helps save Missouri mother of 3 during violent attack after hearing blood-curdling screams :: 11/07/2018

At the sound of a woman's "blood-curdling screams," a Missouri gun owner sprang into action Saturday -- and now Benjamin Seadorf is reportedly being credited with helping to save the woman from a vicious attack.


Alabama Self-Defense: Police: Man killed Sunday was shot in self-defense :: 11/05/2018

A man fatally shot in Montgomery on Sunday was killed in self-defense, investigators said Monday. 


South Carolina Self-Defense: I would've killed him if I had to: Mother of 3 shoots home invasion suspect :: 11/02/2018

A mother of three in South Carolina said she used her firearm to protect her family when a stranger tried to enter her house.


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