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PA Bill Number: HB2744

Title: In general provisions, further providing for definitions; in inchoate crimes, further providing for prohibited offensive weapons; in assault, further ...

Description: In general provisions, further providing for definitions; in inchoate crimes, further providing for prohibited offensive weapons; in assault, furth ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Oct 18, 2018

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Defense Stories

California Self-Defense: California jewelry store robbery thwarted after owner's nephew pulls out gun :: 12/16/2018

A California jewelry store owner’s nephew pulled a gun on suspects as the two men allegedly tried to rob his uncle’s store, according to reports.

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Louisiana Self-Defense: Metairie woman fatally shot Tulane law student husband in self-defense :: 12/14/2018

This is one reason why the Second Amendment exists: self-defense.

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Indiana Self-Defense: Man shot, pistol whipped during north side attempted robbery; masked men fled after wife shot back :: 12/13/2018

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - A man was reportedly shot during an attempted robbery Wednesday night on the north side.

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Protection Preparation: Visualization Tips for Self-Defense Success :: 12/11/2018

If I suggested to you we can use visualization and imagination to enhance our personal-defense abilities, your first thought might be that I’m going for New Age stuff in my advancing years.

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Ohio Self-Defense: Woman allegedly kills ex-boyfriend trying to break into her home :: 12/07/2018

A woman threatened in her home killed her ex-boyfriend trying to break into that home, investigators say.

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Georgia Self-Defense: Suspect shot and killed during attempted robbery in Moultrie :: 12/06/2018

MOULTRIE, Ga. (WCTV) -- Moultrie Police are investigating an attempted robbery-turned-deadly at the Susie Q on Highway 319 Tuesday morning.

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South Carolina Self-Defense: South Carolina woman kills escaped jail inmate who kicked down her door, sheriff says :: 12/05/2018

Hours after he and another inmate escaped jail after beating up a security guard, a South Carolina inmate was fatally shot after he broke into a woman’s house, officials said.

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Michigan Self-Defense: Armed Detroit gas station clerk scares off men trying to steal ATM :: 12/04/2018

DETROIT - A Detroit gas station clerk scared off two men who were trying to steal the ATM from inside his station on Sunday night. 

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Michigan Self-Defense: Detroit woman getting ready for church shoots, kills man during home invasion :: 12/03/2018

DETROIT (WXYZ) - Detroit police are investigating a home invasion turned fatal shooting on Mark Twain Street Sunday morning.

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Kansas Self-Defense: No charges filed against 74-year-old woman who fatally shot burglar :: 11/30/2018

LEAVENWORTH, KS (KCTV) -- Leavenworth County will not file charges against a 74-year-old woman who shot and killed a man as he broke into her home.

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Georgia Self-Defense: Georgia Homeowner Shoots Man Trying to Break Into His Car :: 11/29/2018

One man from Mableton, Georgia, woke up to an alarm on his smartphone informing him outside surveillance cameras had picked up movement in the driveway. It turned out to be a robber breaking into the man’s car.

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Pinellas sheriff facing false arrest lawsuit in stand your ground case :: 11/28/2018

In a recently filed complaint, Mary Georgia Michielson said deputies falsely arrested her after she stabbed her husband during an argument in July 2017.

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South Carolina Self-Defense: Anderson man who shot and killed suspected burglar says he'd never fired a gun before :: 11/28/2018

ANDERSON, S.C. (FOX CAROLINA)  John Harkness can't do much.  "I got a bad heart, I've had a heart operation, I'm on dialysis, I'm on oxygen," Harkness said.  He says he goes to doctors' appointments and back to his Anderson home to rest. The door to his place of comfort though is now marked with bullets holes and it started with a knock at his door.

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Florida Self-Defense: Cocoa police: Laundromat shooting was in self-defense :: 11/27/2018

COCOA, Fla. — Police say a shooting at a laundromat Monday in Cocoa was a self-defense case.

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Florida Self-Defense: Woman shoots her boyfriend in act of self-defense :: 11/27/2018

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (CBS12) — A Treasure Coast woman shoots and kills her boyfriend in what deputies are now calling self-defense.

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Mississippi Self-Defense: Man shot in Gulfport took sledgehammer into pawn shop :: 11/21/2018

Workers at a downtown pawn shop say they fired shots at a robber who then found himself being shot at by police on Monday night.

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Training as a team; Two Person Armed Defense :: 11/17/2018

Have you ever considered combining your live fire training with another person that you may spend a great deal of time with in your daily life, perhaps a good friend, a coworker or your spouse? With today’s continued threat by an active shooter, training as a team is certainly a valid approach.

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Georgia Self-Defense: Police: Deadly shooting at Atlanta park was self-defense :: 11/15/2018

A man acted in self-defense when he fatally shot another man at a northwest Atlanta park Saturday night, police said.

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Illinois Self-Defense: Shooting of 59-year-old man in Austin ruled self-defense :: 11/15/2018

An investigation into a shooting that fatally wounded a man Sunday night during a domestic-related altercation in the Austin neighborhood has been closed after investigators determined it was committed in self-defense.

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Oregon Self-Defense: DA: North Bend man murdered estranged wife, attempted to kill 3 others in shooting :: 11/15/2018

NORTH BEND, Ore. - A man murdered his estranged wife and attempted to kill three others in a shooting Tuesday night, exchanging gunfire with one of the neighbors and shooting at another as they attempted to stop the suspect from leaving the scene, the district attorney in Coos County says.

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