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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

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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

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Defense Stories

14-Year-Old Uses Handgun To Defend Sisters From Intruders :: 08/16/2019

Right now, so-called “safe storage” laws are all the rage in anti-gun states. I also kind of see why. When you no little about guns or using one in self-defense, you simply assume that it can be easily accessed should the need arise, but locking up a gun keeps it out of the “wrong” hands, be that burglar or child.


New Mexico Self-Defense: Break-in Ends in Deadly Shooting :: 08/16/2019

The city of Española had its first fatal shooting of the year Aug. 8 when a homeowner shot an armed intruder.


Illinois Self-Defense: Homeowner shot a 14-year-old during burglary attempt. The 5 other teens with him were charged with murder :: 08/15/2019

Five Chicago teens are being charged with murder after a 14-year-old who was with them during an attempted burglary was shot by the homeowner, authorities said Tuesday.


Texas Self-Defense: Texas homeowner fatally shoots armed suspect during robbery attempt, cops say :: 08/12/2019

A North Texas homeowner on Sunday fatally shot an alleged intruder after the suspect pulled out a gun when confronted, a report said.


North Carolina Self-Defense: Police: 7-Eleven customer shot 2 suspects during robbery, killing 1 :: 08/09/2019

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) - Police say a gas station customer was acting in self-defense when he took matters into his own hands Thursday morning, shooting two suspects who tried to rob the store.


Pennsylvania Self-Defense: Arrests made in deadly shootout at Scranton club :: 08/09/2019

SCRANTON — An off-duty security guard acted in self-defense when he shot and wounded three men, one fatally, during a Mother’s Day shootout outside a North Scranton after-hours club, an investigation concluded.


Michigan Self-Defense: 22-Year Old Michigan Victim Shoots Man In Attempted Robbery :: 08/08/2019

DETROIT, Michigan (CBS DETROIT)— On Thursday around 12:50 a.m., a 22-year old victim shot a man who attempted to rob him. The shooting occurred on Detroit’s west side.


Nevada Self-Defense: Manager shoots and kills employee who hit him with metal bar, Las Vegas police say :: 08/06/2019

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Las Vegas police are investigating after they say a manager shot and killed an employee who reportedly punched him and hit him with a metal bar.


Texas Self-Defense: Sheriff: Woman says wrestled gun from boyfriend, shot him :: 08/04/2019

A woman shot her boyfriend in what she says was self defense on Friday night, according to a release from the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office.


Michigan Self-Defense: Police: 3 men arrested after trying to rob CPL holder, crashing into Detroit house during getaway :: 08/03/2019

DETROIT - Three men were taken into custody Thursday after trying to rob a man who turned out to be a concealed pistol license holder and crashing into a house while trying to get away from him, police said.


Tennessee Self-Defense: Teen suspect killed in restaurant robbery attempt is Nashville's third self-defense shooting in ten days :: 08/03/2019

A 17-year-old who tried to rob a North Nashville restaurant Thursday is the second teenager to die in a case of self defense in the past ten days, according to Metro police. 


Tennessee Self-Defense: Tennessee Uber driver shoots man who fired at him and his passenger, police say :: 08/02/2019

A Tennessee Uber driver shot a man who fired a gun at him and his passenger on Wednesday night, according to police.


Tennessee Self-Defense: Police: Attempted robber shot multiple times by would-be victim in self defense at Bell Road ATM :: 08/01/2019

A Nashville teenager who attempted to rob a man at a Bell Road ATM on Tuesday night was shot multiple times and faces robbery charges, the Nashville Metro Police Department said. 


Texas Self-Defense: Homeowner shoots suspected intruder during home invasion :: 08/01/2019

SAN ANTONIO — Police said a suspected intruder was shot during a home invasion on the Southwest Side on Wednesday morning.


Florida Self-Defense: Home intruder shot and killed by homeowner in Ferry Pass :: 07/31/2019

ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. (WEAR-TV) — A man was shot and killed early Tuesday morning after breaking into a home on Lawton Street off of Olive Road in Ferry Pass. The shooting happened just before 1 a.m. according to the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office.


Arizona Self-Defense: Former Felon With Restored Gun Rights Saved Trooper in Arizona Ambush :: 07/28/2019

Consider former felon Thomas Yoxall’s debt to society paid in full, with interest.


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.


New Hampshire Self-Defense: NH Dad Pulls Gun on Intruder Until Police Arrive :: 07/26/2019

Three days after a New Hampshire homeowner opened fire on a stranger who had broken into his home, a similar situation unfolded just a few miles away in the same city.


Virginia Self-Defense: Hero' customer, a licensed gun owner, shoots 2 robbery suspects at 7-Eleven: reports :: 07/26/2019

A customer at a 7-Eleven store in Virginia shot two suspects who were allegedly trying to rob the business early Thursday morning, police said, according to reports.


Tennessee Self-Defense: Police: Woman says she killed teen at Nashville gas station in self-defense :: 07/25/2019

A woman shot a teenager dead at a Nashville gas station on Wednesday evening in self-defense after he attempted to rob her, police believe. 


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