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PA Bill Number: HB717

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for definitions and for possession of firearm by minor.

Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for definitions and for possession of firearm by minor. ...

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Last Action Date: Feb 27, 2021

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All 50 states now allow you to carry a concealed handgun in restaurants that serve alcohol :: 02/21/2021

With Montana Governor Greg Gianforte signing HB 102 into law on Thursday, February 18th, 2021, 2021, Montana now allows to open carry, carry concealed without a permit, or carry concealed with a CWP, in a bank, a restaurant with a liquor license, or a bar. Thirty-four states now also allow people to carry concealed in bars.

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Pennsylvania Self-Defense: Woman shoots, injures intruder in North Philadelphia: Police :: 02/21/2021

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Philadelphia police say a woman turned the tables on an intruder early Sunday morning, shooting and critically injuring him.

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Louisiana Self-Defense: Louisiana shooting spree leaves 3 dead; armed citizens credited with saving lives :: 02/20/2021

Armed citizens were credited with limiting fatalities in a shooting in Louisiana on Saturday that left three people dead, including the suspect, according to authorities.

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Florida Self-Defense: Driver shot to death on I-95 after crash, argument :: 02/19/2021

JUPITER, Fla. (CBS12) — A dispute between two drivers ended with one shooting the other dead on I-95 on Friday afternoon.

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South Carolina Self-Defense: Vietnam vet, 82, fights off armed home intruder who attacked wife: cops :: 02/18/2021

A Vietnam veteran bludgeoned an armed home intruder with a shotgun on Monday after the suspect forced his way inside the South Carolina home and attacked his wife with a large knife, according to a report.

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Pennsylvania Self-Defense: Armed Citizen Shoots, Stops Philly Carjacker :: 02/17/2021

2020 was one of the worst years in history for homicides in Philadelphia, but the murder rate so far this year is even higher. As of last week, homicides were up 55% compared to same time period in 2020, and city officials seem unable or unwilling to effectively address the surge in violence.

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Virginia Self-Defense: Watch a Dramatic Use of a Gun in Self-Defense That Didn’t Make News :: 02/16/2021

If a defensive use of a firearm goes unreported in the media and nobody hears about it, does it really count?

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North Carolina Self-Defense: 12-year-old shoots home intruder after 73-year-old woman shot during robbery :: 02/15/2021

According to officials, a 12-year-old boy shot and killed a home intruder in self-defense after two armed suspects broke into a Goldsboro home and shot a 73-year-old woman.

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Florida Self-Defense: Sheriff: Father of 3 shoots, kills burglar at Polk County home :: 02/09/2021

POLK COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) — A Polk County man shot and killed a suspected burglar outside his Frostproof home Sunday morning.

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Louisiana Self-Defense: Police: Man killed in Shreveport home invasion, woman injured :: 02/09/2021

SHREVEPORT, La. - Police say a 23-year-old  man, who forced his way into a home late Monday night in Shreveport's Cedar Grove neighborhood, was shot and killed.

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Nevada Self-Defense: Las Vegas police provide details of deadly shooting outside Las Vegas gun range :: 02/09/2021

UPDATE -- Las Vegas police on Monday provided additional details of what led to the fatal shooting of a suspect last week.

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California Self-Defense: Suspect shot dead by neighbor after killing mother and stabbing father in Apple Valley :: 02/08/2021

APPLE VALLEY, Calif. (VVNG.com) — A 33-year-old Apple Valley man was shot and killed by an elderly neighbor after allegedly stabbing his step-mother to death and critically injuring his father.

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Maryland Self-Defense: Crazed Man Attacking Deputy Soaks Up 12 Rounds Before He’s Stopped :: 02/08/2021

A crazed man’s rampage came to a not-so-sudden end Saturday morning in Montgomery County Maryland, and a bystander caught it all on video. After striking a lone deputy twice with a long stick, the attacker took a dozen rounds while still advancing on the officer.

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Oregon Self-Defense: One shot in home invasion, suspect in custody :: 02/06/2021

LA GRANDE — The Union County Sheriff's Office reported a La Grande-area resident shot a home invader at around 4:26 a.m. Friday, Feb. 5, who then disarmed the resident and assaulted him with the gun before the victim's son took control of the moment.

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Nevada Self-Defense: Police: Officer, citizens shoot, kill man after officer attacked with screwdriver :: 02/05/2021

LAS VEGAS — Police say a man was shot dead Wednesday after attacking a police officer with a screwdriver in a gun range parking lot. According to KTNV, several citizens and a police officer fired on the suspect but it’s not clear who held the fatal shot. 

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Kentucky Self-Defense: Man shot to death after report of a burglary at Bardstown home :: 02/04/2021

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A man was shot to death in Bardstown Wednesday night, after he came into someone's home and got into an argument.

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Georgia Self-Defense: Gwinnett police: Man tries to commit 3 crimes, is thwarted each time :: 02/03/2021

All three alleged crimes happened within a span of 30 minutes Monday morning, according to Gwinnett police. Lamont Dickerson, 26, of Charlotte, is being held without bond on multiple charges, including home invasion and hijacking a motor vehicle.

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Missouri Self-Defense: Investigators identify man shot and killed in a burglary investigation near Willard, Mo. :: 02/01/2021

WILLARD, Mo. (KY3) - Greene County investigators identified a man shot and killed in a burglary case near Willard, Mo.

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Washington Self-Defense: Police arrest man who was shot in North Seattle, allegedly in self-defense :: 01/31/2021

Seattle police arrested a wounded man Sunday morning who allegedly had attacked an armed man walking on Stone Way North.

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How to Choose the Best Self-Defense Gun for Your Needs :: 01/30/2021

You've made the decision to buy your first gun for self or home defense--now you have a few more decisions to make.

So you've decided to buy your first gun for self defense and officially become a gun owner. It's a big decision, especially for a first-time gun buyer, but you actually have a bunch more to make right away.

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