proposed laws

PA Bill Number: SB166

Title: In criminal history record information, further providing for general regulations and providing for order for limited access; and, in governance of ...

Description: In criminal history record information, further providing for general regulations and providing for order for limited access; and, in governance ...

Last Action: Re-referred to APPROPRIATIONS

Last Action Date: Jun 30, 2015

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upcoming events

Calling All Oath Keepers! Join Oath Keepers in Gettysburg on July 4th - 07/4/2015
Gettysburg Recreation Park 545 Long Lane, Gettysburg, PA

The Law of Guns in Pennsylvania - 07/8/2015
CLE Conference Center 1010 Juniper Street, Philadelphia, PA

3% ERs in Protest of a Nation in Distress - 07/11/2015
Independence Hall 520 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19106

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

U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey talks [Gun Control] to Reading Eagle :: 07/01/2015

U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey says he's faced his share of frustrating moments, but he has his fingers crossed for good news on some of his legislation.


Conservative Media Argue Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Creates Constitutional Right To Carry A Gun In Public :: 06/30/2015

Conservative media used the Supreme Court decision affirming that marriage is a fundamental right of all Americans to argue that the Constitution also requires states to recognize concealed carry permits issued by other states. But the Supreme Court has never held that carrying a gun in public is a fundamental right.


The Emanuel Church Murders and Racial Violence :: 06/30/2015

In the wake of the racially motivated murders of three black men and six black women by a young white man, some individuals are using this crime as a platform to claim that America is teeming with racism and that violence against black people is rising.


Clintons' disdain for Second Amendment :: 06/30/2015

Arkansas has pretty permissive gun laws. It does not require handgun owners to obtain licenses, does not ban so-called assault weapons, issues concealed-carry permits to anyone who meets a short list of objective criteria, accepts carry permits issued by other states and, since 2013, arguably allows people to openly carry handguns without a permit.


Federal appeals court lets new D.C. gun law stand, pending final ruling :: 06/30/2015

A federal appeals court ruled Monday that the District can continue enforcing its new rules for gun permits, pending a final ruling on whether the restrictions are constitutional — indicating that the judges see some merit in the city’s position that the law should stand.


Another Federal Circuit Court Unravels Second Amendment Gun Rights :: 06/30/2015

Denver, CO -( In yet another decision that thumbs it’s nose at the Supreme Court’s landmark D.C. v. Heller and McDonald v. Chicago rulings, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals held today that the Second Amendment does not protect gun rights outside of one’s home.


Seattle to pay $1.975 million for excessive force suit :: 06/29/2015

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Police Department has agreed to pay $1.975 million to settle an excessive force lawsuit.


Man wrongly sent to prison for rape blames police :: 06/29/2015

Grand Rapids — A Grand Rapids-area man who spent nearly 17 years in prison for a rape he didn’t commit said poor police work landed him behind bars.


Texas Self-Defense: Man shoots burglar who used doggie door :: 07/01/2015

SAN ANTONIO - A man who officers say broke into a home through a doggie door was shot by the homeowner Thursday morning.


Florida Self-Defense: Police say homeowner shot intruder :: 06/30/2015

ORLANDO, Fla. - Orlando police said a homeowner shot an intruder who broke into his house around 2 a.m. Sunday.


New Mexico Self-Defense: No charges for Domino's driver who shot alleged robber :: 06/30/2015

A Domino’s delivery man who shot an alleged armed robber Sunday night did so in self-defense and will not face any criminal charges, according to the Albuquerque Police Department.


Florida Self-Defense: Elderly Uber Driver Broke Company Gun Policy To Stop Choking Attack :: 06/30/2015

San Francisco-based ride-sharing service Uber recently told drivers and customers they would not be allowed to be armed for their own self-defense.