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PA Bill Number: HB2744

Title: In general provisions, further providing for definitions; in inchoate crimes, further providing for prohibited offensive weapons; in assault, further ...

Description: In general provisions, further providing for definitions; in inchoate crimes, further providing for prohibited offensive weapons; in assault, furth ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Oct 18, 2018

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Firearms Law Seminar with Joshua Prince, Eric Winter and Adam Kraut - 12/1/2018
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BULLETPROOF MIND - Lt. Col. Dave Grossman - 12/1/2018
INPAX Academy, The Forge 900 Providence Blvd Ste 100, Pittsburgh, PA

FOAC Monthly Meeting and Holiday Party - 12/9/2018
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Quote Of The Week

If the representatives of the people betray their constituents, there is then no resource left but in the exertion of that original right of self-defense which is paramount to all positive forms of government, and which against the usurpations of the national rulers, may be exerted with infinitely better prospect of success than against those of the rulers of an individual state. - Alexander Hamilton, Federalist No. 28, 1787

It Begins: House Democrats Introduce Bill To Ban Certain Guns :: 11/14/2018

The new Democrat majority in the House of Representatives won’t be sworn into office until January, but that hasn’t stopped them from getting a jump start on their anti-freedom agenda –namely, legislation that attacks gun owners and the firearms industry and places undue and unconstitutional restrictions on the Second Amendment.


What the Versailles Treaty Teaches us about Gun Control :: 11/14/2018

U.S.A. –-( This weekend marked the one-hundredth anniversary of the end of the First World War—if we don’t count the Napoleonic Wars as a global conflict, of course. It was supposed to be the war to end all wars, and though it was called the Great War, it turned out to be only the first act of what would be a much greater horror to come.


Sen. Bob Casey On Gun Control: 'We Have Got To Have A Universal Background Check Bill' :: 11/14/2018

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Pittsburgh synagogue shooting numbed the entire nation as the unspeakable tragedy has reignited the gun control debate.


DC Carry Permits Jump Over 1440 Percent Since District Went - Shall Issue :: 11/14/2018

WASHINGTON — The number of Washington D.C. concealed carry permit holders skyrocketed a little over 1440 percent since the District lost a key legal battle related to its previous restrictive gun permitting process at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia last year.


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Wisconsin high school can't ban student's gun-themed T-shirts, federal judge rules :: 11/13/2018

A federal judge has ordered a Wisconsin high school to allow a student to wear his gun-themed T-shirts to class.  


The Supreme Court is refusing a new invitation to rule on gun rights in California :: 11/05/2018

In this June 26, 2008 file photo, pro-rights gun supporters hold up banners outside the Supreme Court in Washington after the court ruled that Americans have a constitutional right to keep guns in their homes for self-defense. Jose Luis Magana, File/AP Photo


Firearm restrictions in Boston and Brookline don't violate Second Amendment, appeals court says :: 11/05/2018

Restrictive firearms rules in Boston and Brookline are constitutional and do not infringe on the Second Amendment's right to bear arms, the US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit said in a decision.


NYC Knife Case Headed To Supreme Court :: 11/04/2018

If there is a group that gun folks can easily find common cause with, it’s the knife rights crowd. After all, the right to keep and bear arms isn’t exclusively talking about guns, but any kind of “arms.”


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Pennsylvania Self-Defense: State Sen. Kim Ward, 'red-blooded woman,' went for gun to ward off intruder :: 11/14/2018

Within hours of when she’d been prepared to shoot an alleged intruder if he came through the kitchen door of her mother’s Chartiers Township home, state Sen. Kim Ward was ready to joke about the chain of events that had threatened to erupt in violence.


Pennsylvania Self-Defense: Barber Shoots Man in North Philadelphia Barbershop, Police Say :: 11/13/2018

A barbershop owner shot an alleged attacker inside his North Philadelphia Philadelphia barbershop Monday morning, Philadelphia police said.


Illinois Self-Defense: Man Shot On Red Line Disarms Shooter, Beats Him With Gun :: 11/13/2018

CHICAGO — A South Shore parolee who was shot on a Red Line train over the weekend disarmed the shooter and then pistol-whipped the 24-year-old man with the gun, breaking the weapon in two, according to authorities. Both men were hospitalized, and the shooter told Chicago police that he was acting in self-defense, the Chicago Tribune reports.


Can't go to the range this month? 4 ways to practice pistol skills at home :: 11/13/2018

If you are like most folks today, you find it difficult and perhaps even cost-prohibitive to go to the gun range on a weekly or even monthly basis. Make no mistake; I believe you should get on the range for live fire and good training as often as possible. But there other training methods that you can employ without ever leaving your home if you just can’t get to the range this month.


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