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PA Bill Number: SB1072

Title: In preliminary provisions, further providing for definitions; in crime victims, further providing for rights, for responsibilities of victims of ...

Description: In preliminary provisions, further providing for definitions; in crime victims, further providing for rights, for responsibilities of victims of ...

Last Action: Third consideration and final passage (49-0)

Last Action Date: Apr 25, 2018

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Pennsylvania Right to Keep and Bear Arms Rally - 04/30/2018
Harrisburg Capitol Bldg. Rotunda N. 3rd and State St., Harrisburg, PA


FOAC Monthly Meeting - May 2018 - 05/13/2018
South Fayette Township Municipal Bldg. 515 Millers Run Road


FOAC Monthly Meeting - June 2018 - 06/10/2018
South Fayette Township Municipal Bldg. 515 Millers Run Road

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Quote Of The Week

"No compact among men . . . can be pronounced everlasting and inviolable, and if I may so express myself, that no wall of words, that no mound of parchment can be so formed as to stand against the sweeping torrent of boundless ambition on the one side, aided by the sapping current of corrupted morals on the other." - George Washington, draft of first Inaugural Address, 1789

Gambling with our Constitution :: 04/25/2018

Today, no one can deny the disturbing influence of money in politics. We can see it at the federal level; we can see it in the states. We can see it in what gets done and in what does not. Money’s influence in politics was pervasive long before the Supreme Court decided Citizens United, but that decision opened the door to even greater political power for well-financed special interests.

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Timeline of how Waffle House shooter got confiscated guns back :: 04/25/2018

The man accused of gunning down six people at a Nashville area Waffle House over the weekend used a rifle confiscated by police last year.

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The Right To Bear Arms Is The Right to Gender Equality :: 04/25/2018

In boxing, a fighter’s weight is measured and reported to the audience. Size matters in a fight. 

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Toronto v. Nashville Shows Dual Standard of Anti-gun Left :: 04/25/2018

What is the difference between ten people killed in Toronto, allegedly by a nut behind the wheel of a van and four people killed in Nashville, allegedly by a disturbed man wielding a semi-auto rifle?

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more gun related news

Gun rights advocates sue Vermont over new magazine ban :: 04/19/2018

A group of gun owners, retailers, and Second Amendment groups are keeping a promise to see Vermont officials in court over a cap on magazine capacity.

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Gun owners weigh appeal of assault weapons ban :: 04/11/2018

BOSTON – A plaintiff in the case challenging the state's 1998 assault weapon ban plans to decide "pretty shortly" if they will appeal a federal judge's ruling that upheld the law.

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Wisconsin Supreme Court: Gun in glovebox broke concealed carry law :: 04/11/2018

The state’s high court on Tuesday upheld the conviction of a man charged by Milwaukee police over a handgun in his car, citing he did not have a carry permit.

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High School Sued After Preventing Student From Wearing Gun T-Shirts :: 04/11/2018

A Wisconsin high school is now facing a lawsuit from one of its students after the school deemed t-shirts he wore to class as unacceptable. The student, Matthew Schoenecker, believes the school violated his First Amendment right to free speech. One of the t-shirts, depicting various types of firearms, says, “Celebrate Diversity,” and the other spells out the word “love” with a handgun, grenade, knives, and a semiautomatic rifle.

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Florida Self-Defense: Deputies: 30 rounds fired from AR-15 in deadly Florida home invasion :: 04/18/2018

GLEN ST. MARY, Fla - Three men say they were asleep inside a mobile home in Glen St. Mary about 4 a.m. Sunday when they heard a voice outside yell “Sheriff’s Office!” before the front door burst open. 

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Arizona Self-Defense: Arizona Woman Shoots Hatchet-Wielding Man Outside Store :: 04/17/2018

While guns get all the bad press these days, there’s something terrifying about a maniac with a blade. Maybe it’s because Hollywood has us all thinking gunshot wounds are clean, almost sterile, while blades kill with horrible messes. Maybe it’s something else. I honestly don’t know.

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California Self-Defense: PD: Resident shoots man after he breaks in, threatens family :: 04/15/2018

STOCKTON, Calif. (KCRA) — A man who broke into a home in Stockton Saturday morning is dead after a resident shot him, the Stockton Police Department said.

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North Carolina Self-Defense: I would have taken the shot: Iredell man holds would-be burglar at gunpoint until deputies arrive :: 04/12/2018

Oakly was barking. That was unusual, because she seldom actually barks, especially at 7:20 a.m.

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