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PA Bill Number: HB2599

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for civil liability of firearm owner for loss or theft.

Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for civil liability of firearm owner for loss or theft. ...

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Last Action Date: Aug 14, 2018

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Connecticut Self-Defense: New Bedford Cab Driver Fatally Shot Man During Attempted Robbery :: 08/11/2018

NEW BEDFORD — Prosecutors say the issue of self-defense is being looked into as part of the investigation into a fatal shooting in New Bedford's North End on Friday.


Pennsylvania Self-Defense: Pizza deliveryman fatally shoots attacker in Beaver Falls :: 08/10/2018

A pizza deliveryman fatally shot a would-be robber after a struggle overnight in Beaver Falls, police said.


Kentucky Self-Defense: Police: Shooter apparently acted in self-defense before killing man in Lexington :: 08/09/2018

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - The Fayette County Coroner says that a man who was shot several times at an apartment building on Constitution Street has died.


Texas Self-Defense: Woman shoots masturbating bicyclist trying to break into her SE Houston home, police say :: 08/08/2018

A woman opened fired on a masturbating man trying to break into her southeast Houston home Tuesday afternoon, police said.


Florida Self-Defense: Florida armed bystander stops gunman at crowded back-to-school event at park, police say :: 08/06/2018

An armed bystander shot a man who opened fire at a Florida park filled with over 100 people -- including children -- for a Saturday back-to-school cookout, officials said.


Missouri Self-Defense: Miller County homeowner shoots intruder :: 08/05/2018

MILLER COUNTY, Mo. - The Miller County prosecuting attorney's office will decide whether or not to file charges against an intruder.


Texas Self-Defense: Concealed carry holder rescued woman from carjacking in Littlefield :: 08/04/2018

LITTLEFIELD, Texas - Littlefield Police said a man with a gun and a concealed carry permit was able to stop a violent carjacking Thursday afternoon.


Florida Self-Defense: Watch This Hero Mom Stop A Home Invader With Her Shotgun :: 08/03/2018

A mother was at home taking care of her two young children when a man began to kick down her door in an attempt to break in. 


Oregon Self-Defense: A Portland Tattoo Artist Fatally Shot a Homeless Man in the Parking Lot of His Business. Oregon Law Says the Shooting Was Legal. :: 08/02/2018

Five months ago, Joseph "Dymond" Vinci killed a man in the parking lot of Vinci's Southeast Portland tattoo parlor.


Colorado Self-Defense: Police Kill Home Defender, Mistaking Him For Intruder :: 08/01/2018

Mistakes happen. No matter what else goes on in this world, mistakes will continue to happen. Humanity is flawed, and we’ll never be perfect. That’s okay, though. We weren’t meant to be.


Virginia self-Defense: Virginia Homeowner Not Expected to Be Charged for Shooting Intruder :: 08/01/2018

A man who shot an intruder to his home in Fairfax County, Virginia, on Monday is not expected to be charged, prosecutors say. 


Wisconsin Self-Defense: Concealed carry permit holder shot would-be robber in the butt at Milwaukee gas station :: 07/31/2018

MILWAUKEE -- The concealed carry permit holder who shot a would-be robber at a Milwaukee gas station tells TODAY'S TMJ4 he acted in self-defense.


Hawaii Self-Defense: Haiku homeowner with AR-15 rifle scared away robbers :: 07/27/2018

On July 19, 2018 at 10:35 p.m., Wailuku Patrol Officers working in the Haiku area were assigned to a call of shots being fired at an address in Haiku.  The three adult victims in this case all report that three males entered their residence when one of the men brandished a shiny handgun.  They forced one of the victims into a hallway bathroom and walked through the house when the second victim, who had armed himself with an AR-15 rifle fired one round missing one of the assailants.


North Carolina Self-Defense: Police: Burglary suspect shot 5 times :: 07/27/2018

ST. PAULS — A suspected burglar was shot multiple times when the man “lunged” at the homeowner who found him hiding on her property, according to the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office.


WHERE ARE THE COPS? Highlandtown home-invasion victims waited 14 minutes for police :: 07/26/2018

BALTIMORE (WBFF) - As Baltimore Police scrambled to the scenes of shootings early Saturday morning, two young females and a 2-year-old boy were trapped on a rooftop.


Nevada Self-Defense: Woman Shoots, Kills Her Armed, Abusive Husband :: 07/24/2018

Abusive spouses are never a good thing.


Alabama Self-Defense: Helena Police: apartment shooting appears to be self-defense :: 07/23/2018

SHELBY COUNTY, Ala.- Just before 6 p.m. Sunday, Helena Police were called out to the Fox Valley Apartments in Maylene in response to a shooting call.


Florida Self-Defense: Florida sheriff says Stand Your Ground law prevents arrest in fatal shooting in parking spot dispute :: 07/22/2018

A Florida sheriff says the state’s “Stand Your Ground” law prevents the arrest of a man who fatally shot another man last week during an argument over a handicapped parking spot.


Texas Self-Defense: Husband shoots home invasion suspect holding wife at gunpoint :: 07/20/2018

HOUSTON – Police say a husband opened fire on two home invasion suspects as they tried to hold his wife at gunpoint overnight.


Utah Self-Defense: Police release video of pawn shop clerk fatally shooting robber :: 07/20/2018

BOUNTIFUL — Newly released surveillance video shows how a quick-acting Bountiful pawn shop clerk managed to fatally shoot one of two would-be robbers in a confrontation that lasted only 38 seconds.


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