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PA Bill Number: HB2009

Title: Providing for the establishment and funding of a center to conduct research on gun violence in this Commonwealth.

Description: An Act providing for the establishment and funding of a center to conduct research on gun violence in this Commonwealth.

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Last Action Date: Oct 23, 2021

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Concealed Carry Seminar – Sponsored by Rep. Jason Ortitay - 11/3/2021
Collier Community Center 5 Pvt. Lobaugh Dr.


Concealed Carry Seminar – Sponsored by Rep. Tim O’Neal - 11/4/2021
North Franklin Volunteer Fire Company 565 Sylvan Dr., Washington, PA


Concealed Carry Seminar – Sponsored by PA Rep. Bud Cook - 11/5/2021
Monongahela Fire Department 51 W. Main St., Monongahela PA

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Arizona Self Defense: Manhunt ends with homeowner shooting suspect accused of injuring Maricopa County deputy :: 10/23/2021

TONOPAH, Ariz. — A suspect accused of critically injuring a Maricopa County Sheriff's deputy in Avondale was shot Saturday night. 

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Georgia Self Defense: Woman charged after fatal shooting during attempted robbery in Warner Robins :: 10/23/2021

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. — Warner Robins Police have charged a woman with murder after another woman was killed during an attempted robbery early Sunday morning.

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Texas Self Defense: Shooting outside West Side home may have been self-defense, police say :: 10/22/2021

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police are trying to determine whether a deadly shooting outside a West Side home was self-defense or, perhaps, murder.

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Nebraska Self-Defense: Fired worker shoots three people, killing two at Nebraska grain elevator :: 10/21/2021

The Agrex grain elevator in Superior, Nebraska, was the site of a shooting Thursday.

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Pennsylvania Self Defense: Armed Citizen Stops Mall Shooting :: 10/19/2021

Four people were injured after a fight at a Pennsylvania shopping mall escalated into a shooting this past weekend, but it could have been much worse were it not for the quick action taken by an armed citizen.

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Alabama Self-Defense: Sheriff: Armed 95-year-old foils home invasion in Covington County :: 10/15/2021

COVINGTON COUNTY, Ala. (WSFA) - The Covington County Sheriff’s Office is crediting a senior citizen with forcing an alleged burglar into retreat, which ended with his capture.

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California Self-Defense: Sheriff: Foothills homeowner shoots and kills violent intruder claiming to live there :: 10/13/2021

A homeowner in Valley Springs shot and killed a violent intruder, the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday.

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Georgia Self-Defense: Atlanta home invasion suspect shot while attacking disabled resident :: 10/13/2021

ATLANTA - A homeowner turns the tables on man police say broke into his northwest Atlanta house.

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Texas Self-Defense: HCSO: Man shoots driver armed with crowbar during road rage call in northeast Harris County :: 10/10/2021

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — A man was injured in a possible road rage shooting along the Eastex Freeway, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office.

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Louisiana Self-Defense: Baton Rouge man tries to rob woman of Xbox: victim shoots him with her own gun, BRPD says :: 10/07/2021

A man who robbed and shot at a woman who was selling him an Xbox fled and was arrested after she managed to wound him with her own gun, Baton Rouge police say.

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Georgia Self-Defense: Father shoots daughter's boyfriend to stop attack, investigators say :: 10/06/2021

A father shot his daughter’s boyfriend during an altercation at a residence in the Sautee area, the Habersham County Sheriff’s Office says. The girl’s father, identified as 55-year-old Cory Merchant, shot Justin Rachal, 26, of Winterville, in the abdomen.

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Texas Self-Defense: Texas police say 'armed citizen' shot robbers at fast-food chicken chain, killing 1 suspect, wounding second :: 10/03/2021

Texas authorities say an armed customer intervened during the attempted robbery of a fried chicken fast food restaurant, fatally wounding one gunman and sending a second suspect struck by gunfire to the hospital. 

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Let the Threat Come to You: A Winning Strategy, Tactically and Legally :: 10/02/2021

In evaluating literally thousands of lethal force incidents involving armed citizens, I have concluded that one of the gravest mistakes made by otherwise well-meaning self-defenders is the pursuit of the threat. There is an innate human tendency to give chase to an adversary. This phenomenon is consistently witnessed in incidents of theft, where armed citizens will give chase to retrieve, or simply retaliate for, the theft of property, and such action is fraught with both tactical and legal peril. Beyond this, however, is a tendency among many to simply insert themselves into a potentially dangerous situation when there is absolutely no reason to do so.

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Missouri Self-Defense: Homeowner Shoots Himself While Defending Against Home Invader :: 10/02/2021

The number one goal for any person being attacked by another is to survive the attack. How one manages to do that is up to them just as long as they live to tell the tale.

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South Carolina Self-Defense: Man shot, killed after entering home, beating woman in Sumter, police say :: 10/02/2021

SUMTER, S.C. — Police say a man is dead after he allegedly entered a home and beat a woman in Sumter on Saturday morning.

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Emergency Preparedness and Planning For Self-Defense :: 10/01/2021

We’re all accustomed to the fact we should plan for emergency situations. Natural disasters can strike unannounced and without warning. Events like floods, tornadoes, hurricanes, and wildfires can degrade your local infrastructure and emergency services may not be instantly available to help. This is why, in addition to having a plan for yourself and your family in the event of a natural or man-made disaster, you need to also plan for self-defense.

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Oklahoma Self-Defense: OSBI investigating after intruder shot and killed during burglary at Guthrie home :: 10/01/2021

GUTHRIE, Okla. (KFOR) – A deadly shooting occurred early Friday morning just north of the metro. A homeowner opened fire on an intruder inside his home and now the search is on for at least one other suspect who got away.

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Pennsylvania Self-Defense: Landlord w-Concealed Carry Permit Justified in Fatally Shooting Tenant :: 10/01/2021

A landlord in Washington County, PA, who fatally shot his tenant will not face charges as the district attorney has determined he was justified in doing so.

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West Virginia Self-Defense: SHERIFF: Woman stabs man in self-defense :: 10/01/2021

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - A woman fended off a man who was attacking her by stabbing him in the neck in self-defense, authorities said.

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Montana Self-Defense: Armed Citizen Stops Shooting That Started Over a Gym Membership Dispute :: 09/30/2021

A Fuel Fitness parking lot was the scene of a shootout on a recent Thursday afternoon. A Kalispell, MT man apparently got into some sort of dispute over a gym membership that spilled over into the parking lot. Fuel Fitness employees eventually asked the man to leave, and an argument ensued.

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