PA Bill Number: HB1762
Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for large capacity ammunition magazine permit and for large capacity ammunition magazines ...
Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for large capacity ammunition magazine permit and for large capacity ammunition magazines ... ...
Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY
Last Action Date: Aug 16, 2019
Senator Jim Brewster's Annual 45th District Golf Classic - 08/19/2019
Youghiogheny Country Club 1901 Greenock Buena Vista Rd, McKeesport, PA
FOAC Monthly Meeting - 09/8/2019
South Fayette Township Municipal Building 515 Millers Run Road, Morgan, PA
Firearms Law Seminar - 09/21/2019
Trop Gun Shop 910 N Hanover St, Elizabethtown, PA
Arizona Self-Defense: 19-Year-Old Shoots, Kills Would-be Carjacker :: 07/27/2019
When a man-and-woman team reportedly tried to steal a young man’s car at a gas station in Phoenix, Arizona, the 19-year-old intended victim defended himself with a handgun, killing the knife-wielding man and sending the woman fleeing.
It was late at night; police got the call at 1:30 AM. The young vehicle owner was sitting in his car at a gas pump with the door open when a woman approached and began to distract him. He then noticed a man with a knife coming at him from the rear of his car.
The bad guy demanded to be given the car; instead, the good guy produced his handgun and gave him some lead.
The 28-year-old woman ran away, but was later apprehended and booked on one count of felony murder in the first degree and armed robbery.
The knife guy was pronounced dead at the scene.
This story has as happy an ending as we could hope for, but there’s more to this tale than a single incident of self-defense. At age 19, the intended victim wouldn’t have been able to defend himself with a firearm in many states… including Florida, where he couldn’t even have legally purchased a firearm before age 21!
Arizona is a Constitutional-carry state, meaning Arizona residents do not have to seek government approval, nor must they submit extortion money, in order to legally carry a firearm for self-defense.
This is how it should be. If things were this way everywhere, we would see fewer carjackings as well as lower crime overall.
‘Common-sense gun laws’ means ‘get rid of restrictive gun laws.’