proposed laws

PA Bill Number: HR824

Title: Designating the week of April 17 through 23, 2016, as "Violence Prevention Week" in Pennsylvania.

Description: A Resolution designating the week of April 17 through 23, 2016, as "Violence Prevention Week" in Pennsylvania.

Last Action: Adopted (200-0)

Last Action Date: May 3, 2016

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FOAC Monthly Meeting - May - 2016 - 05/8/2016
Scott Township Municipal Building 301 Lindsay Road, Carnegie, PA

Concealed Carry Seminar - 4th House District - Rep. Sonney - 05/12/2016
Fairfield Hose Company 4896 East Lake Rd.

Concealed Carry Seminar - 100th House District - Rep. Cutler - 05/19/2016
Muddy Run Park Information Center 172 Bethesda Church Road West

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Quote Of The Week

"Where an excess of power prevails, property of no sort is duly respected. No man is safe in his opinions, his person, his faculties, or his possessions." - James Madison, 1792

The White House's bold plan to develop smart guns for cops :: 05/04/2016

The Obama administration released a multi-part plan late last week to spur further research into making reliable smart gun technology and potentially integrating it into law enforcement in the future.


Media Matters Lies While Trying To Defend Smart Guns. Again. :: 05/04/2016

Timmy Johnson of Media Matters is desperate to get some traction for Barack Obama’s dead-on-arrival “smart gun” push, and is more than willing to lie to support the effort.


Will a Trump Nomination Push Republicans to Confirm Obama's Supreme Court Pick? :: 05/04/2016

Texas Senator Ted Cruz left the presidential race last night and Ohio Governor John Kasich made his exit today, leaving Donald Trump as the presumptive Republican nominee. This pits him against likely Democrat nominee Hillary Clinton in November.


First of all Foreigners: We Don't Care if You Don't Like The Second :: 05/04/2016

Oh dear foreigners – the Piers Morgans of the world, if you will – what is your sick obsession with America’s Second Amendment?


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Pennsylvania: Lansdale man charged with manslaughter in fatal church shooting :: 04/28/2016

NORRISTOWN >> A Lansdale man had no lawful justification to fatally shoot a fellow parishioner during a disturbance at a Montgomery Township church service where the victim was “only armed with his Bible,” authorities have concluded.


Gun group drops out of federal terror watchlist suit :: 04/26/2016

Gun rights group Gun Owners of America dropped out of a lawsuit brought against the federal government over alleged constitutional violations, according court documents.


Gun store sues 64 individuals for trying to pressure it out of business :: 04/26/2016

A Northern Virginia gun shop billed as the closest one to Washington D.C. is hitting back against its detractors — including state lawmakers — in court.


Machine Gun Rights Case Has Broad Support Across Country :: 04/24/2016

Ehline Law Firm’s president, Michael Ehline, had the opportunity to attend oral augments in the case of Hollis v. Lynch, et al, Civil Action No.3:14-cv-03872-M in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.


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Texas Self-Defense: Texas Man Shoots Knife-Wielding Home Intruder :: 05/04/2016

A Galveston County Sheriff’s Office spokesman said a San Leon man was shot to death after he allegedly forced his way into a Bacliff residence and lunging at the homeowner with a knife.


Massachusetts Self-Defense: Brockton neighbors commend man for shooting armed teenaged robber :: 05/03/2016

BROCKTON – When a teenager purportedly brought a BB gun to meet someone he planned to rob Friday afternoon, he likely didn’t expect to meet a man armed with a real handgun.


Florida Self-Defense: Man shoots sword-wielding son with a shotgun :: 05/03/2016

A 21-year-old Santa Rosa County man was shot by his father Sunday after a sword attack. Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the 9200 block of Quail Roost Drive in Navarre around 12 p.m.


Mississippi Self-Defense: Suspect lucky to be alive after attempted sexual assault of man's wife :: 05/03/2016

A naked man narrowly escaped being shot after he broke into a home in Harrison County, Mississippi, last month and tried to sexually assault the female homeowner as she lay in bed next to her husband.


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