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PA Bill Number: SB383

Title: In duties and powers of boards of school directors, providing for protection and defense of pupils.

Description: In duties and powers of boards of school directors, providing for protection and defense of pupils. ...

Last Action: Amended on third consideration (49-1)

Last Action Date: Jun 27, 2017

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upcoming events

FOAC Monthly Meeting - July - 2017 - 07/9/2017
South Fayette Township Municipal Bldg. 515 Millers Run Road, Morgan, PA


Concealed Carry Seminar - 51st House District - Rep. Matt Dowling - 09/23/2017
Meyersdale Community Center 215 Main St., Meyersdale, PA

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"I often note with equal pleasure that God gave this one connected country to one united people - a people descended from the same language, professing the same religion, attached to the same principles of government, very similar in manners and customs, who by their joint counsels, arms, and efforts, fighting side by side through a long bloody war, have nobly established general liberty and independence." - John Jay (1787)

Supreme Court rejected gun rights appeal :: 06/27/2017

Second Amendment advocates stung by the Supreme Court’s decision not to take up a closely watched gun rights case vowed Monday to pursue litigation as long as it takes to get the justices to affirm the right to carry a firearm outside the home.

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Mayors group blast national concealed carry reciprocity bills :: 06/27/2017

In their meeting in Miami this week, the U.S. Conference of Mayors adopted a resolution opposing legislation to recognize concealed carry permits nationwide.

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Pennsylvania: Couple asks Middlesex (Butler County) officials to regulate shooting :: 06/27/2017

MIDDLESEX TWP — A Middlesex Township couple is asking the three-man board of supervisors to adopt an ordinance that would regulate shooting in the township.

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74Percent of American gun owners say owning a gun is 'essential to their freedom': Poll :: 06/26/2017

“As a nation, the U.S. has a deep and enduring connection to guns. Integrated into the fabric of American society since the country’s earliest days, guns remain a point of pride for many Americans. Whether for hunting, sport shooting or personal protection, most gun owners count the right to bear arms as central to their freedom,” reports a wide-ranging new poll from the Pew Research Center.

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Disfavored Right? - SCOTUS Denies California Carry Case :: 06/27/2017

The U.S. Supreme Court has once again avoided an opportunity to rule on whether the Second Amendment protects a right to bear arms outside the home, with Justice Clarence Thomas, joined by Justice Neil Gorsuch, writing a blistering dissent.

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Supreme Court agrees non-violent misdemeanor crimes may not strip 2A rights :: 06/27/2017

The nation’s high court on Monday let stand a ruling against the government in the combined cases of two men blocked from gun possession after run-ins that resulted in convictions for non-serious crimes.

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Charges dismissed against former Newtown teacher who carried gun to school :: 06/26/2017

A Connecticut court dismissed gun charges against a former teacher in Newtown, Connecticut, who was caught carrying a handgun on school property last April.

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Firearms Merchant Files Class Action Lawsuit :: 06/24/2017

Blair Gladwin, owner of the California based Gladwin Guns and Ammo, filed three class action lawsuits last week against online payment processors PayPal, Stripe, and Square for singling out him and other firearms businesses.

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Oklahoma Self-Defense: Homeowner stops intruder after home invasion :: 06/27/2017

SPIRO - Okla. — Around midnight on June 25th, Krystal Kasprytzki and her husband were in their home, when the door swung open. They called out for who they thought was her father, but no one answered.

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California Self-Defense: California Homeowner Arms Herself, Successfully Ends Burglary :: 06/26/2017

What’s this? Women are capable of protecting themselves and their property with firearms in California?! Say it ain’t so!!

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Louisiana Self-Defense: Accused robber hospitalized after being shot in St. Helena Parish :: 06/23/2017

ST. HELENA PARISH - A man is in the hospital after a failed robbery attempt at a store in St. Helena Parish.

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Florida Self-Defense: Two Arrested in Robbery of Chinese Food Delivery Driver on the Westside :: 06/22/2017

JACKSONVILLE, FL (June 21, 2017) - At approximately 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 a Chinese Food delivery driver was given a delivery order for a residence on W. Arancio Drive on the Westside of Jacksonville. When the driver arrived he parked his vehicle in the driveway in front of the house and proceeded to the front door of the residence with the food.

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