proposed laws

PA Bill Number: SB1000

Title: To provide from the General Fund for the expenses of the Executive and Judicial Departments, the State Government Support Agencies and the General ...

Description: To provide from the General Fund for the expenses of the Executive and Judicial Departments, the State Government Support Agencies and the Genera ...

Last Action: Bill, together with Governor's Veto Message, laid on the table

Last Action Date: Sep 29, 2015

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FOAC Monthly Meeting - October - 2015 - 10/11/2015
Scott Township Municipal Building 301 Lindsay Road, Carnegie, PA 15106

FOAC Monthly Meeting - November - 2015 - 11/8/2015
Scott Township Municpal Building 301 Lindsay Road, Carnegie, PA

Quote Of The Week

"If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude than the animated contest of freedom, go from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains sit lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that you were our countrymen!" - Samuel Adams, speech to the State House in Philadelphia, 1776

Oregon Town Blasts Obama's "Inappropriate," "Disrespectful" Visit After College Shooting :: 10/06/2015

Residents of Roseberg, Oregon are blasting President Barack Obama’s trip to the city a week after an anti-Christian misfit* killed nine students and injured  nine more in a writing class at Umpqua Community College before committing suicide when police arrived.


Harry Reid Gears Up For Massive Gun-Control Push :: 10/06/2015

Senate Democrats are saddling up for another gun-control push in response to the shooting at Umpqua Community College. Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) announced Monday that he is reaching out to Democratic senators on moving background checks legislation.


Australia's 1996 Gun Confiscation Didn't Work - And it Wouldn't Work in America :: 10/06/2015

Within hours of the gunfire falling silent on the campus of Umpqua Community College in Oregon Thursday, President Obama stepped up to a podium and declared that America should follow the path of our Anglosphere cousins to reduce gun violence.


Lithium Love: Was Oregon Gunman on Psychiatric Meds Linked to Violence? :: 10/06/2015

Anti-depression drugs connected with innumerable other mass shootings


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Right On: John Roberts Is Playing the Long Game :: 10/01/2015

Aghast at the decisions of the last Supreme Court term, conservatives caricatured John Roberts as a leftist. He most certainly is not.


Father of Marysville school shooter convicted of gun charges :: 10/01/2015

The father of the teen who killed four classmates at Marysville-Pilchuck High School last fall was convicted Tuesday of illegally possessing a half-dozen firearms, including the one his son used in the shooting.


Court refuses gun rights appeal of man with misdemeanor record :: 09/30/2015

A federal court this week dismissed the case of an Ohio man who sought to have his firearms rights restored after a misdemeanor domestic violence charge 18 years ago.


Judge favors ATF in Sig lawsuit: It's a silencer :: 09/26/2015

A federal judge denied gun maker Sig Sauer’s claim that the government “acted in an arbitrary and capricious manner” when it labeled its product a silencer.


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How to Help a Cop During a Life-Threatening Struggle - Part I :: 10/06/2015

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Florida Self-Defense: Suspect shot in the mouth while brutally beating elderly man :: 10/06/2015

After spending the last two weeks in the hospital recovering from a gunshot wound, a man was arrested for brutally attacking a 74-year-old man in his Defuniak Springs, Florida, home, the Walton County Sheriff’s Office announced in a release Oct. 1.


Idaho Self-Defense: Woman shot Priest River husband in self-defense :: 10/02/2015

SPIRIT LAKE, Idaho -- The Bonner County Sheriff released the identity of the man shot and killed during a domestic battery on Tuesday at around 11:00 p.m.


Georgia Self-Defense: Intruder attacks two sisters before one fatally shoots him :: 10/02/2015

A man was shot to death after he broke into a Folkston, Georgia, home Tuesday night and attacked two sisters who proved not to be such easy targets when they fought back.


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