proposed laws

PA Bill Number: HB1639

Title: Limiting assignment of State-owned vehicles.

Description: An Act limiting assignment of State-owned vehicles.

Last Action: Referred to STATE GOVERNMENT

Last Action Date: Jun 17, 2019

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FOAC Monthly Meeting - 07/14/2019
South Fayette Township Municipal Building 515 Millers Run Road, Morgan, PA

FOAC Monthly Meeting - 08/11/2019
South Fayette Township Municipal Building 515 Millers Run Road, Morgan, PA

Senator Jim Brewster's Annual 45th District Golf Classic - 08/19/2019
Youghiogheny Country Club 1901 Greenock Buena Vista Rd, McKeesport, PA

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Quote Of The Week

"If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude than the animated contest of freedom, go from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains sit lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that you were our countrymen!" - Samuel Adams, speech to the State House in Philadelphia, 1776

Another Reason Smart Guns Aren't Coming Any Time Soon :: 06/17/2019

While New Jersey continually tries to push for smart guns, companies have been resistant to develop the technology. Part of that, I’ve argued, is because no one wanted to trigger the clock built into New Jersey’s smart gun law.


DRGO-The Truth Is Being Suppressed :: 06/17/2019

The murderous attack May 31in the Virginia Beach city government building has predictably elicited outrage and opportunism by masses of sensitive, easily triggered [all puns intended] anti-gun activists and legislators. A large fraction of them are of course Democrats running for their party’s Presidential nomination.


Gun Violence Prevention Bills (Congress) Treat Rights as Privileges :: 06/17/2019

Newsweek is reporting that “Two potentially sweeping gun violence prevention bills were introduced to Congress” this week, but what the story didn’t say is that both measures appear to treat rights enumerated in the Constitution as privileges.


London police increase patrols after four people killed in as many days :: 06/17/2019

The murders of at least four people in as many days have triggered a massive investigation by London police and an increase of patrols across the British capital in a bid to stem the eruption of violence.


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Illinois Supreme Court to hear gun owner identification law challenge :: 06/13/2019

A case challenging Illinois’ Firearm Owners Identification card law is headed to the Illinois Supreme Court, but a gun rights group said it could end up in the nation's highest court.


Supreme Court refuses to consider whether Second Amendment protects gun silencers :: 06/11/2019

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court refused Monday to decide if the Second Amendment protects gun silencers such as the one used in last month's Virginia Beach shooting that killed 12 people.


Guns Can Be Taken From Nonviolent Felons Under Second Amendment :: 06/08/2019

The Second Amendment doesn’t prevent the government from taking guns away from nonviolent felons, the Seventh Circuit said June 6.


30 Colorado sheriffs join opposition to gun magazine ban facing challenge in state Supreme Court :: 06/07/2019

About half of the state’s county sheriffs this week joined the battle against Colorado’s ban on gun magazines that hold more than 15 rounds, arguing that the law hinders peoples’ ability to defend themselves.


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Louisiana Self-Defense: Gunman robs convenience store, owner fires back, suspect critical :: 06/14/2019

LAPLACE, La. — One of the owners of a convenience store shot a robber who had pulled out a gun and grabbed some cash Thursday morning, according to the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office.


Florida Self-Defense: Intruder killed in home invasion had court order against him :: 06/13/2019

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A woman shot and killed a man who broke into her Ortega Farms home on the Westside, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said.


Virginia Self-Defense: Adult, juvenile charged in shootout at Virginia gas pump :: 06/12/2019

MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia police are accusing a man of attempting an armed robbery at a convenience store gas pump, a move that sparked a shootout that put the alleged stickup man in a hospital and his underage sidekick in detention.


Georgia Self-Defense: Police: Homeowner will not be charged in intruder's death :: 06/10/2019

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - A homeowner shoots and kills a home invader in Clayton County Friday morning.


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