proposed laws

PA Bill Number: SB17

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: Mar 22, 2018

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"With hearts fortified with these animating reflections, we most solemnly, before God and the world, declare, that, exerting the utmost energy of those powers, which our beneficent Creator hath graciously bestowed upon us, the arms we have compelled by our enemies to assume, we will, in defiance of every hazard, with unabating firmness and perseverance employ for the preservation of our liberties." - Declaration of the Cause and Necessity of Taking up Arms (1775)

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