proposed laws

PA Bill Number: HB1192

Title: To provide from the General Fund for the expenses of the Executive and Judicial Departments, the State Government Support Agencies and the General ...

Description: To provide from the General Fund for the expenses of the Executive and Judicial Departments, the State Government Support Agencies and the Genera ...

Last Action: Motion to override Governor's Veto Message, MCH-Early Childhood Home Visiting, defeated (115-83)

Last Action Date: Aug 25, 2015

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upcoming events

Freedom in the Park - 09/5/2015
South Park (Grants Grove) 100 Stone Mance Drive, South Park, PA

FOAC Monthly Meeting - September - 2015 - 09/13/2015
Scott Township Municpal Building 301 Lindsay Road Carnegie PA 15106

FOAC Monthly Meeting - October - 2015 - 10/11/2015
Scott Township Municipal Building 301 Lindsay Road, Carnegie, PA 15106

Quote Of The Week

"The essence of government is power; and power, lodged as it must be in human hands, will ever be liable to abuse." - James Madison, speech in the Virginia constitutional convention, 1829

Europe's Restrictive Gun Laws Disarm Victims, Not Terrorists :: 09/03/2015

A thriving and unbeatable black market makes weapons available no matter what officials intend.


Firearms Retailers Overwhelmingly Obey the Law; 'Bad Apple' Charges Just Plain Rotten :: 09/03/2015

NEWTOWN, Conn –-( After years of evidence that the vast majority of federally licensed firearms retailers (FFLs) are law-abiding business owners that comply with a complex regulatory system the government has created, the anti-gun crowd is again arguing that there are “bad apple” retailers that must be legislated or sued ( ) out of existence.


Jeb's Suggestion to Put Gun Control at State Level Leaves Wasserman Schultz 'Speechless' :: 09/03/2015

Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) said she was left “speechless” by Jeb Bush’s comments on getting the federal government out of gun control.


Forbes Twists the Numbers to Make Guns Evil :: 09/03/2015

Normally Forbes does an okay job of presenting the facts, but when it comes to guns it seems they’ll let anyone with two brain cells to rub together publish an article. According to their latest gun control article, the fact that guns are killing more “young Americans” than cars, something must be done!.


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Grand Jury: Man was 'standing his ground' in shootout :: 09/03/2015

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - A grand jury determined that a man was acting in self defense when he shot and killed another man during an argument.


Jackley joins other AGs in opposing weapons ban in Illinois :: 09/03/2015

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Marty Jackley has joined 23 other attorneys general in petitioning the U.S. Supreme Court to rule against a weapons ban in Illinois. The South Dakota attorney general joined the amicus brief filed in the case brought by the Illinois State Rifle Association and others against the city of Highland Park, Illinois.


Sig Sauer sued over Mexican drug cartel murder :: 09/02/2015

Firearms manufacturer Sig Sauer is being sued for allegedly providing the pistol used by a Mexican drug cartel member to kill 12 people, including a prominent human rights activist, in 2010, German news network Deutsche Welle reported Monday.


Foster parents lose kids over legally owned firearm :: 09/02/2015

A Las Vegas couple who have been foster parents for more than five years and taken in over 100 kids is fighting to get back their foster license after it was revoked in July over an incident which had them pulling a gun in self-defense.


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Michigan Self-Defense: Exterminator With Gun Fends Off Armed Robber :: 09/03/2015

A Detroit man who was trained to use a gun by his mother put those skills to good use on Wednesday when he shot an armed 17-year-old who tried to rob him.


Missouri Self-Defense: 11-year-old shoots and kills home intruder in north St. Louis County :: 09/03/2015

ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - A child shot a teen that was trying to break into a home in north St. Louis County. Police say the 11-year-old shooter fired one round from a handgun and killed the 16-year-old suspect. The shooting happened in the 10200 block of Hallwood drive.


Mississippi Self-Defense: Fatal shots fired during domestic disturbance believed to be in self-defense :: 09/02/2015

A domestic dispute between a couple in their Vancleave, Mississippi, home ended in fatal gunshots, but a source close to the investigation told The Mississippi Press the shots were likely fired in self-defense.


Maine Self-Defense: Homeowner Saves Himself By Shooting Violent Felon In Maine :: 09/02/2015

A Rockland, Maine man who had been the victim of two previous burglaries is safe after he shot a home invader with a violent past.


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