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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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"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

Sides prep for gun bill fight in city council :: 12/18/2018

Four gun rights advocates sat in the front row of council chambers and video recorded on their phones Tuesday as Pittsburgh City Council formally introduced three gun-control measures that could result in legal action against the city.


FICG Files Complaint and Motion for Preliminary Injunction Challenging ATF's Final Rule on Bumpstocks :: 12/18/2018

Earlier today, the Department of Justice released the approved Final Rule on bumpstocks. As was expected, the Rule alters the definition of the term “machine gun” (in the regulations pertaining to the Gun Control Act and National Firearms Act) to include the following language


Venezuelans regret gun ban, 'a declaration of war against an unarmed population' :: 12/18/2018

CUCUTA, Venezuela/Colombia border – As Venezuela continues to crumble under the socialist dictatorship of President Nicolas Maduro, some are expressing words of warning – and resentment – against a six-year-old gun control bill that stripped citizens of their weapons.


Feel-Good Laws are Getting Us Killed. . .and it's our fault. :: 12/17/2018

We are responsible for our actions. No one questions my responsibility if I’m negligent and hit you with my car. Are we also responsible for how someone feels? Does it injure you if I fly the US flag? How about if I own a gun or carry that gun in a place you find uncomfortable? We can pass laws that makes us feel better, but what should we do when these comfort-laws hurt people? Whose feelings take priority? It may seem unfair, but let me resort to facts for a minute.


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Court Rules Second Amendment Protects Nunchucks :: 12/17/2018

As a child of the 1980s, martial arts films were all the rage. Every other movie seemed to feature “ninja” in the title or something like that. As a result, almost every male of my generation grew up knowing martial arts weapons by name. Especially for kids who were too young to own firearms, martial arts weapons were something we could probably get and feel a little safer.


Fourth Circuit Rejects Libel Claims over Misleading Edits in Katie Couric's Under the Gun :: 12/17/2018

The "questionable" "editing choices," the court said, weren't sufficiently injurious to reputation to qualify as libelous (whether or not they conveyed a false message).


Court Rules Katie Couric's Deception Real, But Not Defamation :: 12/17/2018

When Katie Couric released her anti-gun “documentary,” it made some people furious. Couric had a reputation as a serious journalist, one that gained her access to gun rights activists that a partisan hack like Michael Moore wouldn’t get.


SCOTUS Agrees To Hear Case That May Ultimately Undermine ATF :: 12/11/2018

One of the biggest problems with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) isn’t that it enforces the law. I mean, it exists explicitly for that purpose, so that’s kind of what it’s supposed to be doing.


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California Self-Defense: California jewelry store robbery thwarted after owner's nephew pulls out gun :: 12/16/2018

A California jewelry store owner’s nephew pulled a gun on suspects as the two men allegedly tried to rob his uncle’s store, according to reports.


Louisiana Self-Defense: Metairie woman fatally shot Tulane law student husband in self-defense :: 12/14/2018

This is one reason why the Second Amendment exists: self-defense.


Indiana Self-Defense: Man shot, pistol whipped during north side attempted robbery; masked men fled after wife shot back :: 12/13/2018

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - A man was reportedly shot during an attempted robbery Wednesday night on the north side.


Protection Preparation: Visualization Tips for Self-Defense Success :: 12/11/2018

If I suggested to you we can use visualization and imagination to enhance our personal-defense abilities, your first thought might be that I’m going for New Age stuff in my advancing years.


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