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PA Bill Number: SB897

Title: In sentencing, further providing for sentences for certain drug offenses committed with firearms.

Description: In sentencing, further providing for sentences for certain drug offenses committed with firearms. ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Oct 15, 2019

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Concealed Carry Permit After Hours Hosted by PA State Rep Ryan Warner - 10/24/2019
Connellsville City Hall 110 N. Arch St., Connellsville, PA


Turn It Red Rally - 10/24/2019
19 N (Event Center) 19 N Main Street, Washington, PA


Concealed Carry Seminar Hosted by PA State Rep Bud Cook - 10/24/2019
California Hill Gun Club 150 California Dr, California, PA

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Defense Stories

Arizona Self-Defense: Police identify 2 men fatally shot in a Tucson home break-in :: 10/17/2019

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Police have released the names of two 18-year-old men who were fatally shot after allegedly trying to break into a midtown Tucson home.

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Alabama Self-Defense: Watch shootout during holdup at southwest Birmingham beauty supply store; 2 suspects sought :: 10/11/2019

A shootout erupted inside a Birmingham beauty supply store and now authorities are asking for the public’s help in identifying a pair of robbers.

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Ohio Self-Defense: Man killed during Dayton Dollar Store robbery identified :: 10/10/2019

DAYTON, Ohio -- The Montgomery County Coroner's Office has identified the man killed during a robbery attempt Wednesday at the Dollar General store.

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Texas Self-Defense: Apple Security Guard Shoots, Kills Armed Robbery Suspect At Dallas Store :: 10/09/2019

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) — An armed man who broke into an Apple store in Dallas was shot dead by a security guard early Tuesday morning.

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Texas Self-Defense: Conroe area business owner shoots, kills burglar with crowbar :: 10/03/2019

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office along with the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office are investigating an early morning shooting that left one man dead.

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Alabama Self-Defense: Friday shooting victim was shot in self-defense, Montgomery police say :: 10/01/2019

Montgomery police believe a man fatally shot Friday evening was shot in self-defense after he opened fire on another man during a fight.

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West Virginia Self-Defense: Man shot and killed after altercation in Preston County :: 09/30/2019

PRESTON COUNTY, W.Va. (WDTV)-- "There was an altercation along the Woolen Mill Road at a residence in Albright," said Chief Deputy Pritt with the Preston County Sheriff's Office.

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California Self-Defense: Armed Citizen Saves Kidnapping Victim In California :: 09/27/2019

Authorities in Redding, California are praising a concealed-carry holder who stopped a kidnapping and helped police put the suspect in a series of violent crimes behind bars on Thursday afternoon.

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England: Surveillance video shows outnumbered homeowner fight off intruders with bare hands: report :: 09/26/2019

Surveillance video released Wednesday captured the chilling moments a British homeowner fought off a group of masked intruders with his bare hands, pummeling the men until he chased them out of the home with kitchen knives.

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Oklahoma Self-Defense: Homeowner: I was scared for my life, panicked before fatally shooting 19-year-old :: 09/24/2019

TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — A homeowner who fatally shot a man outside his home says he was scared for his life and panicked.

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Pennsyvania Self-Defense: Man thwarts home invasion, shoots intruders holding mother of two at gunpoint :: 09/24/2019

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Philadelphia police are trying to track down a man they say stopped a home invasion by shooting two intruders, one of whom later died.

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Kansas Self-Defense: With 12-year-old daughter's help, Salina man fends off intruder :: 09/21/2019

SALINA, Kan. (KWCH) A Salina man confronts a home intruder and holds the man at gunpoint until police arrive.

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California Self-Defense: Southern California homeowner shoots, kills suspected burglar :: 09/20/2019

A Los Angeles County resident shot and killed a suspected burglar attempting to enter his house Thursday morning, according to reports.

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North Carolina Self-Defense: No charges filed in Rowan County shooting death :: 09/19/2019

ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. — After investigating a Rowan County shooting death, officials have decided not to pursue charges. Officials say the fatal shot was fired as self-defense. 

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South Carolina Self-Defense: Man with concealed-carry holds suspect, accused of crashing into cars, at bay :: 09/19/2019

FORT MILL, S.C. - Charges are pending for a man accused of ramming his truck into cars at a Fort Mill plaza. The suspect was eventually stopped by another man with a gun.

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Georgia Self-Defense: Georgia homeowner fatally shoots 3 teens in masks who tried to rob him, sheriff's office says :: 09/17/2019

A Georgia homeowner fatally shot three teenagers who were purportedly trying to rob him and two others on Monday night, officials said.

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Texas Self-Defense: Drive-in theater manager kills man who beat her with bat: Police :: 09/16/2019

HOCKLEY, Texas (KTRK) -- An attempted robbery suspect was shot to death after police say he beat a movie theater manager with a bat.

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California Self-Defense: California Lyft driver opens fire in shootout after 2 men tried robbing him, police say :: 09/15/2019

Police in California are looking for two suspects who allegedly shot a Lyft driver early Sunday morning after the driver shot at the men who held him up, according to a local report.

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North Carolina Self-Defense: Second deadly home invasion in 24 hours leaves intruder in Fayetteville dead, another at large :: 09/13/2019

Fayetteville, N.C. — Fayetteville police reported a home invasion Thursday evening that left one intruder dead and another at large after being shot by the homeowner. It comes less than 24 hours after another home invasion in the county.

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Michigan Self-Defense: Wife shoots back at suspects robbing her husband during medical marijuana sale :: 09/12/2019

Detroit police are investigating a shooting that injured at least one person on the city's east side Wednesday morning. 

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