proposed laws

PA Bill Number: SB292

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for assault weapons and large capacity magazines.

Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for assault weapons and large capacity magazines. ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Feb 14, 2019

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upcoming events

2nd Amendment Information Rally - 02/16/2019
Langhorne Rod & Gun Club 251 Stoney Ford Rd, Holland, PA


Lincoln Day Dinner - 03/1/2019
The Fez 2312 Broadhead Road, Aliquippa, PA


FOAC Monthly Meeting - 03/10/2019
South Fayette Township Municipal Building 515 Millers Run Road, Morgan, PA

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Quote Of The Week

"Shame on the men who can court exemption from present trouble and expense at the price of their own posterity's liberty!" - Samuel Adams ("Candidus"), 1776

Peduto: I'll defend gun proposals to Supreme Court :: 02/14/2019

Mayor Bill Peduto remained defiant in his support of the city’s proposed gun restrictions a day after they were pilloried at a special fact-finding meeting, saying Wednesday that he’s willing to fight any lawsuit against the city as high as the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Pittsburgh Lawmakers Are Violating Their Oaths of Office, Gun Rights Activist Says :: 02/14/2019

Pittsburgh has become “ground zero for gun control” since the Tree of Life Synagogue shooting, to the point that lawmakers are breaching their elected oaths of office, says gun rights activist and retired Air Force Colonel, Val Finnell.

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Missouri Bills Take on Federal Gun Control: Past, Present and Future :: 02/14/2019

JEFFERSON CITY. Mo. (Feb. 11, 2019) – Bills introduced in the Missouri legislature would set the foundation to create a “gun rights sanctuary state” by banning state and local enforcement of most federal gun control. Passage into law would represent a major step toward ending federal acts that infringe on the right to keep and bear arms within the state in practice and effect.

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PA Township Police Call License Plate Scanners a "Game Changer" :: 02/14/2019

The police department in Upper Gwynedd township are very enthusiastic about their new high-tech police surveillance device: an automated licence plate reader, or ALPR, with it’s ability to scan and identify 3,600 plates per minute. But what happens with all the data for which there are no “hits”. That data still lives somewhere.

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U.S. appeals court to revisit open carrying of guns :: 02/11/2019

(Reuters) - A federal appeals court has decided to reconsider its recent decision that the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution protects the right to openly carry guns in self-defense.

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Lawsuit Filed To Block NJ's Attempt To Criminalize Gun File Sharing :: 02/09/2019

The courts have routinely found that data equals a kind of speech. As a result, that speech should be protected like any other speech. In other words, it should be free.

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Editorial: California's tough gun laws to face US Supreme Court test :: 02/08/2019

California is seriously tough on gun safety, piling up 109 state restrictions and rules over the decades. Gov. Gavin Newsom came to office proclaiming he’ll enhance that record and eager gun control forces are urging him on with a batch of suggested bills.

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California's ban on all new pistol models: Supreme Court amicus brief :: 02/07/2019

Can a state ban all new handguns? According to a 2-1 panel of the Ninth Circuit, the answer is yes. A pending cert. petition asks the U.S. Supreme Court to consider the question. I filed an amicus brief in support of petition, on behalf of professors (including VC's Randy Barnett) who teach Second Amendment law, and also on behalf of several civil rights organizations (the Independence Institute, where I work; the Millennial Policy Center; and Mountain States Legal Foundation).

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Alabama Self-Defense: Possible self-defense incident leaves one dead :: 02/09/2019

According to the Enterprise Police Department, a death investigation was initiated at the 100 Block of County Road 270 on Thursday, Feb. 7, at 9:40 p.m.

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Florida Self-Defense: 2 dead after alleged home invasion :: 02/08/2019

TITUSVILLE, Fla.(WOFL FOX 35) - Two men were killed, Thursday, after they attempted to break into a home according to the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office.

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Florida Self-Defense: 911 caller hears screaming in intruders fatal encounter with Lake County homeowner: 'Maybe he shot the [expletive]' :: 02/07/2019

In two 911 calls released Thursday by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, neighbors reported hearing multiple shots fired early Tuesday when a homeowner in the Pine Lakes area northeast of Eustis shot and killed an intruder.

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Oklahoma Self-Defense: Man reportedly shot in self-defense at north Tulsa apartment complex :: 02/06/2019

What was described as a drunken dispute escalated into a shooting Tuesday afternoon.

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