proposed laws

PA Bill Number: HB861

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for application denial.

Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for application denial. ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Mar 18, 2019

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upcoming events

Rep. Matt Dowling Concealed Carry Seminar - 04/13/2019
Markleysburg Vol. Fire Dept. 4951 National Pike Markleysburg, PA

FOAC Monthly Meeting - 04/14/2019
South Fayette Township Municipal Building 515 Millers Run Road, Morgan, PA

Sportsmen's Expo - 04/27/2019
North Franklin Volunteer Fire Company 565 Sylvan Drive, Washington, PA

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"In a despotic government, the only principle by which the tyrant who is to move the whole machine means to regulate and manage the people is fear, by the servile dread of his power. But a free government, which of all others is far the most preferable, cannot be supported without virtue." - Samuel Williams, A Discourse on the Love of our Country, 1774

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Pittsburgh City Council on Wednesday devised a new tactic in its effort to ban assault rifles from within city limits by amending proposed firearms regulations to include the “use” of semi-automatic weapons and large capacity magazines in public.


Council members seek 'legal path' for Pittsburgh's proposed gun laws :: 03/20/2019

“Unique” amendments provide a “legal path forward” for three controversial gun-control bills proposed in Pittsburgh City Council, according to the legislation’s two prime sponsors.


The Gun Control Campaign Against The AR-15 Is Full Of Lies :: 03/20/2019

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Data Review Contradicts Hickenlooper Claim on Colo. (background) Gun-Check Law :: 03/20/2019

A review of Colorado data on gun background checks contradicts recent claims by former Colorado governor and Democratic presidential hopeful John Hickenlooper.


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Portland Parents Sue Schools For Anti-Gun 'Indoctrination' :: 03/15/2019

Schools are supposed to be places of learning, where facts take precedence over feelings. They’re not supposed to teach you what to think, only how to think.


Connecticut Court Rules Remington Can Be Sued Over Sandy Hook :: 03/14/2019

Once upon a time, a favorite tactic of the anti-gunner was to sue every gun manufacturer for every misuse of a firearm. Someone would get shot with a Smith & Wesson, then Smith & Wesson would have to worry if they were going to get sued.


Fed. Judge Denies Mass. A.G. Request to Stall Gun Rights Lawsuit :: 03/12/2019

A U.S. District Court judge in Massachusetts has denied a request from anti-gun state Attorney General Maura Healey to delay a lawsuit challenging her efforts to stop sales of so-called “copycat assault weapons” in what amounts to a victory for the four firearms retailers involved in the lawsuit, and the National Shooting Sports Foundation.


Bump Stock Case Expedited by Court of Appeals in DC :: 03/09/2019

U.S.A.-( The appeal by the Plaintiffs against the BATFE in the bump stock ruling has been expedited.  The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has ordered the parties to submit briefs by March 4th of 2019. That is extraordinarily fast by U.S. appeals court standards.


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Ohio Self-Defense: Agents with concealed carry permits restrain armed intruder :: 03/15/2019

After getting caught up in an armed standoff with an intruder in a vacant property, a father-son real estate duo has reignited a longstanding conversation about agents and guns.


Taking A Life In Self-Defense :: 03/15/2019

Standing in the master bathroom of his Bend, Oregon, home, Brennan Pebbles is describing the night a home intruder shot a rifle through his front window, killed his roommate, and then hunted him through his house.


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