proposed laws

PA Bill Number: HB2216

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for sale of certain toy guns and imitation firearms prohibited.

Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for sale of certain toy guns and imitation firearms prohibited. ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Jan 15, 2020

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upcoming events

Firearms Seminar hosted by PA Rep. Mike Puskaric - 01/25/2020
Carrick Sportsmen’s Club 3301 Ridge Road, South Park, PA


Keep Cook Rally - 01/25/2020
Valley Inn Social Hall 34 Snyder Avenue, Monongahela, PA


Concealed Carry Education Seminar hosted by PA Senator Doug Mastriano - 01/25/2020
South Mountain Fish and Game Club 11547 Loop Road, Fayetteville, PA

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Defense Stories

The Problems With Small Self-Defense Guns :: 01/18/2020

I get asked a lot what I think the best gun is for concealed carry. Many times, this question comes while in class, but in casual online conversations the question seems to becoming more popular. The answer is simple: The gun that is the most popular. Regardless of the criterion for selecting the ideal gun for concealed carry, popularity seems to trump practicality. Of course, popularity can be subjective, but for me it is what consumers are purchasing. More and more consumers are purchasing subcompact guns ideally suited for concealed carry. The only downside to these consumer selections is the inherit difficulty in shooting them well as a result of their smaller sizes.

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Pennsylvania Self-Defense: Homeowner fatally stabs armed suspect during home invasion in Northeast Philadelphia :: 01/17/2020

PHILADELPHIA - An attempted home invasion ended with the death of the armed suspect Thursday evening, police say. 

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Washington Self-Defense: University Place road rage incident leads to fatal shooting :: 01/17/2020

A Wednesday evening road rage incident in University Place escalated to a shooting that left a man dead.

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Washington Self-Defense: Grandfather shoots grandson in act of self defense in Federal Way :: 01/16/2020

Police say the 25-year-old grandson was under the influence of alcohol and narcotics at the time he assaulted his 72-year-old grandfather Wednesday night.

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North Carolina Self-Defense: Would-be victim shoots robber at Burger King, Fayetteville police say :: 01/14/2020

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WTVD) -- A man who tried to rob someone at a Fayetteville Burger King was shot by his intended victim Monday morning, according to police.

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Pennsylvania Self-Defense: Family unhurt after man shot, killed during attempted robbery :: 01/13/2020

BALDWIN BOROUGH, Pa. — A man shot and killed an armed man who tried to rob him Sunday night at his apartment in Baldwin Borough, investigators said.

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Texas Self-Defense: Texas man with license to carry shoots, kills suspected robber at home cookout :: 01/13/2020

A Texas man licensed to carry a handgun fatally shot one of three suspects during a botched armed robbery at a home cookout Friday night, investigators said.

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North Carolina Self-Defense: One dead after reported self-defense shooting :: 01/10/2020

A man is dead after a reported self-defense shooting early Thursday morning.

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Louisiana Self-Defense: Man shoots wife after she tried to kill him, says Natchitoches Sheriff's Office :: 01/09/2020

A man shot his estranged wife in self-defense on Christmas Eve after she allegedly tried to kill him, and she now faces an attempted second-degree murder charge, according to a release.

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Mississippi Self-Defense: Mississippi homeowner shoots and kills home invasion suspect in broad daylight :: 01/09/2020

A Mississippi homeowner reportedly shot and killed a suspect attempting to enter his home in broad daylight Tuesday.

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Pennsylvania Self-Defense: Police: Attack on Trump Supporter Sparked False Alarm :: 01/08/2020

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — An altercation over a man's refusal to remove a “Make America Great Again” hat triggered a recent active shooter scare at a Pennsylvania mall, police said.

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Michigan Self-Defense: Man shot while attempting to break into Detroit home, police said :: 01/04/2020

An attempted home invasion suspect is in temporary serious condition after he was shot while trying to break into a Detroit home early Friday morning, police said.

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California Self-Defense: Man Fatally Shoots Ex-Girlfriend In Apparent Act Of Self-Defense :: 01/03/2020

A man fatally shot his ex-girlfriend in an apparent act of self-defense after she and another man who was armed attempted to assault him at his home in Dublin late Thursday morning, police said.

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Kentucky Self-Defense: Kentucky mom says she shot and killed son in self-defense :: 01/03/2020

Authorities say a Kentucky woman has fatally shot her adult son. News outlets report the shooting occurred on New Year's Day at a home near Nicholasville.

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Alabama Self-Defense: Sheriff: Limestone County woman pulls pistol on man trying to attack her on I-65 :: 01/02/2020

An Elkmont woman pulled her pistol on a man after law enforcement says he chased her and tried to run her vehicle off I-65.

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Illinois Self-Defense: Northwest Side Carjacking Thwarted By Concealed Carry Gunman :: 12/31/2019

CHICAGO (CBS) — A woman carjacked. The two thieves tried to get away but the victim’s friend opens fire.

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Texas Self-Defense: Armed worshippers quickly kill gunman after fatal shooting at Fort Worth-area church :: 12/29/2019

Church members acted quickly to take down a gunman who opened fire Sunday at West Freeway Church of Christ in White Settlement, authorities said.

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Georgia Self-Defense: Macon man tries to rob restaurant, gets shot by employee :: 12/28/2019

MACON, Ga. — A Macon man is in jail after trying to rob a Chinese restaurant at gunpoint Saturday night. 

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Nevada Self-Defense: Woman fatally shoots burglar in southeast Las Vegas Valley, police say :: 12/28/2019

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- A woman inside of her house fired one fatal shot at an attempted burglar in the southeast valley on Saturday afternoon, police said.

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North Carolina Self-Defense: When they went to rob a man at gunpoint, his wife fired her gun. She's a Charlotte cop. :: 12/27/2019

Early Friday, multiple suspects approached a couple in the parking lot of an apartment complex in south Charlotte. When they tried to rob the husband at gunpoint, the woman, an off-duty Charlotte-Mecklenburg officer, took out her gun and fired it, police said.

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