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PA Bill Number: SB897

Title: In sentencing, further providing for sentences for certain drug offenses committed with firearms.

Description: In sentencing, further providing for sentences for certain drug offenses committed with firearms. ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Oct 15, 2019

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upcoming events

Concealed Carry Permit After Hours Hosted by PA State Rep Ryan Warner - 10/24/2019
Connellsville City Hall 110 N. Arch St., Connellsville, PA

Turn It Red Rally - 10/24/2019
19 N (Event Center) 19 N Main Street, Washington, PA

Concealed Carry Seminar Hosted by PA State Rep Bud Cook - 10/24/2019
California Hill Gun Club 150 California Dr, California, PA

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"On every question of construction carry ourselves back to the time when the Constitution was adopted, recollect the spirit manifested in the debates and instead of trying what meaning may be squeezed out of the text or invented against it, conform to the probable one in which it was passed." - Thomas Jefferson (1823)

GunSenseUS Threatening PA Sheriffs if They Don't Disclose Confidential License to Carry Firearms Applicant Information :: 10/17/2019

It recently came to my attention that GunSenseUS – in direct violation of Pennsylvania law – is threatening in a two page letter to send press releases to local papers, if PA Sheriffs do not agree to disclose confidential license to carry firearms (“LTCF”) applicant information.


If It Bleeds It Leads: How the American Media Perpetuates and Profits from Mass Shootings :: 10/17/2019

“I have repeatedly told CNN and our other media the following if you don’t want to propagate more mass murders: Don’t start the story with sirens blaring. Don’t have photos of the killer. Don’t make it 24/7 coverage. Do everything you can not to make the body count the lead story. Localize the story to the affected community. And make it as boring as possible in every other market.”


Why Do Your Second Amendment Rights End At The State Line? :: 10/17/2019

You can travel from wherever you live in the United States to wherever you want in the United States, and your freedom of speech still exists, along with your right to peaceably assemble, petition the government, be secure in your person and property, or have a jury trial if you’re arrested.


3 Reasons Black People Should Never Support Gun Control :: 10/17/2019

Given America’s history with slavery, black people should be the biggest advocates for the Second Amendment. Guns equal freedom!


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Appeal Planned In Lawsuit Over 21 To Buy Handgun Law :: 10/15/2019

If you’re 18-years-old in this country, you can do damn near anything you want. You can get married, enlist in the military, buy a car, get a credit card, take on debt, just about anything and all without asking a parent’s permission. After all, at 18, you’re an adult.


Maine Man Challenges Gun Ban For Medical Marijuana Users :: 10/12/2019

A 58-year old man from Maine is challenging the state’s ban on gun possession for those who are “an unlawful user of or is addicted to any controlled substance and as a result is prohibited from possession of a firearm”, arguing that individuals like himself who are certified medical marijuana users are unconstitutionally losing their right to keep and bear arms.


Nevada court adds jury option in minor domestic violence cases :: 10/09/2019

The Nevada Supreme Court has ruled that people accused of misdemeanor domestic violence should have the right to a jury trial.


Politician, Activists File Suit Over Oklahoma's Constitutional Carry Law :: 10/08/2019

Oklahoma’s new constitutional carry law goes into effect November 1st, but gun control activists are hoping to block implementation in the next few weeks. State Rep. Jason Lowe, joined by four other individuals, has filed a lawsuit in state court alleging that House Bill 2597 violates state law requiring legislation to have a single subject.


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Arizona Self-Defense: Police identify 2 men fatally shot in a Tucson home break-in :: 10/17/2019

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Police have released the names of two 18-year-old men who were fatally shot after allegedly trying to break into a midtown Tucson home.


Alabama Self-Defense: Watch shootout during holdup at southwest Birmingham beauty supply store; 2 suspects sought :: 10/11/2019

A shootout erupted inside a Birmingham beauty supply store and now authorities are asking for the public’s help in identifying a pair of robbers.


Ohio Self-Defense: Man killed during Dayton Dollar Store robbery identified :: 10/10/2019

DAYTON, Ohio -- The Montgomery County Coroner's Office has identified the man killed during a robbery attempt Wednesday at the Dollar General store.


Texas Self-Defense: Apple Security Guard Shoots, Kills Armed Robbery Suspect At Dallas Store :: 10/09/2019

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) — An armed man who broke into an Apple store in Dallas was shot dead by a security guard early Tuesday morning.


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