proposed laws

PA Bill Number: HB283

Title: In tax for education, further providing for exclusions from sales and use tax.

Description: In tax for education, further providing for exclusions from sales and use tax. ...

Last Action: Removed from table

Last Action Date: Apr 22, 2015

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"Republics are created by the virtue, public spirit, and intelligence of the citizens. They fall, when the wise are banished from the public councils, because they dare to be honest, and the profligate are rewarded, because they flatter the people, in order to betray them." - Joseph Story, Commentaries on the Constitution, 1833

South Carolina House overwhelmingly passes constitutional carry :: 04/27/2015

Lawmakers in the Palmetto State gave easy initial approval to a proposal to allow unlicensed concealed carry in the state last week in a 90-18 vote.


Study: Majority of Americans prefer gun rights over expanded gun control :: 04/26/2015

For the first time in nearly two decades, a majority of Americans favor the protection of gun rights over expanded gun control and believe firearms help prevent being a victim of crime, a study by the Pew Research Center reports.


CPRC: C-SPAN's Washington Journal on people's changing views on guns, Bloomberg's research director explains why he won't debate :: 04/26/2015

From C-SPAN: “John Lott talked about the new study put out by Pew Research Center which finds that support for gun rights have increased and, for the first time, protecting gun rights is more important than controlling ownership.”


Hillary May Not Mention Her Support Of Gun Control Until After The Election :: 04/25/2015

On April 24, The Hill ran a column explaining that Hillary Clinton may not outline her strong support for more gun control until the presidential election is over.


Aurora theater victim's family may pay $280,000 in Lucky Gunner lawsuit :: 04/24/2015

A federal judge ordered the parents of a Aurora, Colorado, theater shooting victim to pay court costs and attorney fees as a result of a lawsuit filed last year, and the defendants in the case say the family owes around a quarter of a million dollars.


ACLU files lawsuit against North Smithfield police over seizure of guns :: 04/24/2015

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The ACLU today filed a lawsuit in federal district court on behalf of a North Smithfield resident, seeking the return of weapons that were seized from him over six years ago by the local police department and which the department still refuses to return to him.


OK: Judge Rules Gun Ban On Streets & Sidewalks Is Unconstitutional :: 04/23/2015

Arizona - -( In Oklahoma, Judge Thad Balkman ruled in favor of second amendment supporters when he issued a temporary restraining order to prevent the City of Norman from enforcing a ban on the carry of weapons during the Norman Music Festival.


D.C. authorities tried to investigate Trey Gowdy and Ken Buck for taking a picture with an AR-15 :: 04/23/2015

Reps Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) and Ken Buck (R-Colo.) just dodged a run-in with the D.C. authorities. According to a report early Tuesday from The Hill, the attorney general’s office was considering an investigation into whether the two broke D.C. law by snapping this picture with Buck’s patriotic (and inoperable) AR-15:


Study: Why Police Firearms Training Sucks :: 04/27/2015

By the time an average police recruit completes typical academy firearms training, how much more skilled in shooting is he than a person who has never shot or even held a handgun before? Not much, according to a first-of-its-kind study by the Force Science Institute that is set for publication in an international law enforcement journal . . .


Tennessee Self-Defense: THIRD STRIKE: Memphis Woman Shoots Violent Ex In Self-Defense :: 04/25/2015

Emotion-led gun control supporters keep attempting to push the claim that a firearm in the home will only be used against the woman living there in an attempt to scare women from exercising their right to armed self-defense. A woman in Memphis, Tennessee wisely ignored their advise, and grabbed her handgun to even the odds when attacked by her violent ex-boyfriend:


Reminder: Trespassing Doesn't Justify Lethal Force :: 04/24/2015

When may you use lethal force against another human being?


BUT WE ONLY NEED TEN ROUNDS? Dozens of Shots Fired To Bring Down Fort Worth Felon :: 04/24/2015

One of the most common avenues of attack for gun control supporters is the attempt to limit the ability of citizens to own the standard-capacity magazines that a given firearm was designed to use.