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PA Bill Number: HR206

Title: A Concurrent Resolution petitioning the Congress of the United States to call a Convention for proposing amendments pursuant to Article V of the ...

Description: A Concurrent Resolution petitioning the Congress of the United States to call a Convention for proposing amendments pursuant to Article V of the ...

Last Action: Removed from table

Last Action Date: Mar 25, 2020

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upcoming events

CANCELLED - Town Hall on the Convention of the States - 04/9/2020
The Frederick House 219 N. Hanover St., Carlisle, PA


CANCELLED: Concealed Carry Seminar Sponsored by PA Rep. Puskaric - 04/18/2020
Blaine Hill Fire Dept. 409 Oxford Ave., Elizabeth, PA


FOAC Monthly Meeting - 04/19/2020
South Fayette Township Municipal Bldg. 515 Millers Run Road, Morgan, PA

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"Democracy will soon degenerate into an anarchy, such an anarchy that every man will do what is right in his own eyes and no man's life or property or reputation or liberty will be secure, and every one of these will soon mould itself into a system of subordination of all the moral virtues and intellectual abilities, all the powers of wealth, beauty, wit and science, to the wanton pleasures, the capricious will, and the execrable cruelty of one or a very few." - John Adams (1763)

Pa. announces extension for firearms permits, citing coronavirus impacts :: 04/02/2020

The Pennsylvania State Police announced today that Governor Tom Wolf has granted an extension to license to carry firearms permits. Permits expired on March 19, 2020, or later have been extended to May 30, 2020. The extension is necessary due to the closure of some county courthouses and sheriff’s offices, as well as other protective measures being taken to limit the spread of the coronavirus, according to a press release.

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Gun background checks smash records amid coronavirus fears :: 04/02/2020

Background checks required to buy firearms have spiked to record numbers in the past month, fueled by a run on guns from Americans worried about their safety during the coronavirus crisis.

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Pennsylvania: Mayor Jim Kenney calls out DA Larry Krasner after gunman shoots five people, including a 1-year-old boy, at North Philly rowhouse :: 04/02/2020

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney on Tuesday used the occasion of a virtual news conference about the shooting of five people in North Philadelphia — including a 1-year-old boy — to slam District Attorney Larry Krasner, calling on him to charge gun offenders to the fullest extent of the law.

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Moms Demand to Governors: 'Ignore' Trump Calling Gun Stores 'Essential' :: 04/02/2020

Michael Bloomberg’s gun control groups Moms Demand Action and Everytown for Gun Safety are urging governors around the country to ignore the Donald Trump administration’s labeling of gun stores as “essential” business.

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Coalition Of 2A Groups Launch Massive Lawsuit Over Gun Store Closures :: 04/01/2020

Just a day after Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva backed off his decision to shutter gun stores in his jurisdiction, a coalition of Second Amendment organizations, including the NRA, Second Amendment Foundation, and Firearms Policy Coalition have filed a major lawsuit against several other California cities and counties over similar orders forcing gun stores to shut down for an undefined period of time during the current coronavirus pandemic.

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Houston Man Is First to Be Charged Under Bump Stock Ban, Officials Believe :: 03/28/2020

Ajay Dhingra drew the authorities’ focus after he sent an email asking former President George W. Bush to “send one of your boys to come murder me,” records show.

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Lawsuits Over Anti-Gun Orders Growing Almost As Fast As Coronavirus Cases :: 03/26/2020

Okay, perhaps the headline is a little hyperbolic, but it really is good to see a growing number of lawsuits being filed over the closures of gun stores and the suspension of some gun licensing requirements around the country.

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Gun dealer sues over Athens-Clarke shelter-in-place ordinance :: 03/26/2020

An Athens gun store owner is suing the Athens-Clarke County government over its emergency shelter-in-place ordinance, calling it “an abuse of police power.”

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Illinois Self-Defense: Concealed-carry license holders shoot man who fired at them in Scottsdale: police :: 03/29/2020

CHICAGO - A 47-year-old man was wounded after the men he shot at returned gunfire Sunday in Scottsdale on the Southwest Side.

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Oklahoma Self-Defense: Concealed carry permit holder fatally shoots armed woman outside north Tulsa shopping center :: 03/28/2020

A concealed carry permit holder fatally shot a woman outside a north Tulsa shopping center Friday evening after she reportedly opened fire on customers. 

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Illinois Self-Defense: Gunman robs 2 stores, carjacks driver, then gets shot at by concealed carry holder - all within 15 minutes :: 03/28/2020

An armed man carjacked a motorist, robbed two businesses, and was shot at by a concealed carry holder whom he tried to rob — all within 15 minutes Thursday evening in Rogers Park, according to CPD reports. No one is in custody.

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Missouri Self-Defense: Shooting in Newton County deemed self-defense :: 03/27/2020

STARK CITY, Mo. — A 36-year-old man was being treated for gunshot wounds after he allegedly attacked another man with a machete Thursday at a residence near Stark City, and the victim grabbed a rifle and shot him in self-defense.

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