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PA Bill Number: HB1764

Title: In inchoate crimes, providing for the offense of possession of firearm or other dangerous weapon in public recreation area.

Description: In inchoate crimes, providing for the offense of possession of firearm or other dangerous weapon in public recreation area. ...

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Last Action Date: Aug 20, 2019

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Senator Robert Casey Jr.

Legislative District: PA

Party: Democrat

Ratings: FOAC: F , NRA: F, GOA: F

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393 Russell Senate Office Building

Washington, DC 20515

Phone: (202) 224-6324

FAX: (202) 228-0604

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200 N Third St, Suite 14A

Harrisburg, PA 17101

Phone: (717) 231-7540

FAX: (717) 231-7542

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Sen. Bob Casey On Gun Control: We Have Got To Have A Universal Background Check Bill :: 11/13/2018

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Pittsburgh synagogue shooting numbed the entire nation as the unspeakable tragedy has reignited the gun control debate.

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Senator Casey Plays Politics, Rejects PA Judicial Nominee :: 06/07/2018

Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey Jr. once again put his own political interests before that of his constituents. This time, Casey is vehemently opposing a qualified candidate for the Court of Appeals on ideological grounds. David Porter, an attorney from Pittsburgh, was nominated by President Trump to sit on the bench for the 3rd circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals. Porter has 23 years of experience in law, and currently practices at the Pittsburgh law firm Buchanan, Ingersoll and Rooney.

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Arming teachers, raising purchase limit to age 21: Where local lawmakers stand on gun legislation being debated in Congress :: 03/01/2018

Congress is discussing a broad range of possible legislative responses to the mass shooting at a Florida high school.

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Democrats Won't Submit Blue Slips to Judiciary Committee, Stall Appointment of Judges :: 07/12/2017

The Democratic Senate has been slow to confirm the federal judicial nominees chosen by the president, withholding "blue slips" from the Judiciary Committee that would allow them to elect judges. The White House Press Office shared a Washington Post briefing of the situation, calling it an “obstruction alert”. The Democrats’ reluctance to submit the slips slows the process of nomination, frustrating the Judiciary Committee. 

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Disarm Hate: Gun sense advocates rally in West Chester for Casey bill :: 06/26/2017

WEST CHESTER >> A contingent of Chester County gun safety advocates and others braved a persistent drizzle Friday to hold a rally in favor of legislation introduced by Pennsylvania’s senior U.S. senator earlier this month that would make it more difficult for those convicted of hate crimes to own firearms.

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Bob Casey calls for renewed efforts on gun legislation next year :: 12/13/2016

Sen. Bob Casey talks about gun legislation during an appearance Monday in Allentown.

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Casey and Toomey Join Together on Gun Bill :: 06/27/2016

The latest chance to do something about gun violence may have just passed Congress by…again.

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After Terror Watchlist Disarmament, Haters will be Next in Line-Oath Keepers :: 06/18/2016

“You all are intolerant. I don’t want to coexist with this hate,” a female SJW (“social justice warrior”) at Portland State University tells members of Students for Trump.

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Sen. Casey: Hate crime offenders should not be allowed to own guns :: 06/13/2016

Criminals convicted of a hate crime should not be allowed to own a gun, U.S. Sen. Bob Casey said Monday, a day after a gunman with no criminal record killed 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando.

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Kill smartphone gun, Casey and Ross urge :: 04/22/2016

Already wary of the amount of gun violence in Philadelphia and across the state, U.S. Sen. Robert P. Casey Jr. (D., Pa.) and Police Commissioner Richard Ross are among those urging the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives to ban a handgun designed to look like a smartphone.

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Casey says he will continue efforts for gun control :: 03/14/2016

U.S. Sen. Robert P. Casey Jr. Jr., who did an about-face on gun control three years ago, came to Philadelphia on Monday to talk with like-minded individuals about his efforts, and to solicit their ideas on dealing with gun violence.

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