proposed laws

PA Bill Number: HB1467

Title: In dissemination of criminal history record information, further providing for use of records for employment.

Description: In dissemination of criminal history record information, further providing for use of records for employment. ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Jul 22, 2015

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Oil City Open Carry Walk - 08/8/2015
Days Inn 1 Seneca St., Oil City, PA

CGOPA - 2nd Annual Family Firearms Safety Picnic - 08/8/2015
Peace Valley Park 170 N. Chapman Rd., Doylestown, PA

FOAC Monthly Meeting - August - 2015 - 08/9/2015
Scott Township Municpal Building 301 Lindsay Road Carnegie PA 15106

Quote Of The Week

"Our legislators are not sufficiently apprized of the rightful limits of their power; that their true office is to declare and enforce only our natural rights and duties, and to take none of them from us." - Thomas Jefferson, Letter to Francis W. Gilmer, 1816

Alan Korwin - Should America Subarm its Citizens? :: 07/28/2015

There’s a point between fully armed and disarmed that is subarmed. Being subarmed is dangerous. Officials would never stand for it themselves.


Dershowitz: If I Wrote Bill of Rights, I'd 'Skip' Second Amendment :: 07/28/2015

The U.S. Constitution's guarantee of the right to bear arms is "absurd," but something Americans must live with in a gun-saturated nation in desperate need of reform, renowned civil-rights lawyer Alan Dershowitz tells Newsmax TV.


Rick Perry Opposes Gun-Free Zones :: 07/27/2015

GOP Presidential Candidate Rick Perry went on record this weekend opposing the general concept of ‘gun-free zones’ on CNN’s State of the Union. “I will suggest to you that these concepts of gun-free zones are a bad idea,” Perry said. “I think that you allow the citizens of this country, who have appropriately trained, appropriately backgrounded, know how to handle and use firearms, to carry them.


Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Jefe Joshua Horowitz is a Liar :: 07/27/2015

After blogging hundreds, if not thousands of anti-gun rants I’m finally fed up. The CNN editorial This could have prevented Lafayette movie theater killings has brought me to the point of complete exasperation.


Callous Parents Of 17 Y/O Who Shot His Friend Think He Shouldn't Face Charges :: 07/27/2015

Every once in a while I come across a story that frustrates me to the point that I have to put down my laptop and walk away for a bit. The senseless killing of MacKeon ‘Mackey’ Schulte by his friend Seth Culver, and the reaction of Culver’s parents, is one of those instances.


Federal judge rules Pa. third-party candidate requirements unconstitutional :: 07/26/2015

A federal judge ruled Friday that Pennsylvania’s Election Code set an unconstitutionally high bar on third-party political candidates by both requiring them to gather more signatures than Democrats or Republicans — and to defend those signatures’ validity in court.


Justice Department May Investigate Gun Store That Bans Muslims :: 07/24/2015

The Justice Department is reportedly considering launching a civil rights investigation against a Florida gun store owner who wants to ban Muslims from his shop.


Arizona officer 'illegally' enters woman's home, arrests her while she is naked :: 07/21/2015

A woman handcuffed naked by a Chandler, Arizona police officer who entered her home illegally is planning to file a lawsuit against the city.


Ohio Self-Defense: Concealed Carrier Named Patrick Ewing Stops Attempted Mass Shooting In Cincinnati :: 07/28/2015

A 62-year-old Cincinnati man is in jail after pulling two guns and opening fire on four people, including an infant:


'Just Give Them What They Want' Advice Leaves Key Question Unanswered :: 07/27/2015

With much of the attention focused on “gun-free” military recruiting centers, a recent armed robbery and assault of a clerk in a Chevron station convenience store in Mesquite, Tex., reminds us there are plenty of higher-risk jobs where employees are on their own.


Doug Giles - The Lafayette Theater Shooting Is Why I Carry Everywhere I Go :: 07/27/2015

I don’t know about you, but I carry a gun everywhere I go. I know it sounds a wee bit paranoid, but when going to watch a movie during the dog days of summer potentially puts me at risk of getting shot by some Motel 6 drifter with a Paul Bunyan-sized ax to grind, then call me crazy but … I’m packing heat so numb-nuts can’t send me to an early meet-n-greet with Jesus.


10 Things No Concealed Carrier Should Ever Do :: 07/27/2015

There are way more than 10 things you should never do as a concealed carrier…or as a firearms owner in general. But we’ve decided to pick 10 extremely important ones. We’re not judging you if you do these things – we’re just saying it’s the opposite of responsible . . .