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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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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


Firearms Law Semnar - 09/28/2019
Wicen's Shooting Range 3179 Mozart Rd, Furlong, PA

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Guns Can Be Taken From Nonviolent Felons Under Second Amendment :: 06/08/2019

The Second Amendment doesn’t prevent the government from taking guns away from nonviolent felons, the Seventh Circuit said June 6.

Nonviolent felons are not the type of “law-abiding, responsible citizens” protected by the amendment under District of Columbia v. Heller, the opinion by Judge Frank H. Easterbrook said.

A federal statute prevents any person convicted of felony from possessing firearms. Larry Hatfield, who was convicted of fraudulently receiving Railroad Retirement Board benefits and sentenced to three years probation, argued...

https://news.bloomberglaw.com/us-law-week/guns-can-be-taken-from-nonviolent-felons-under-second-amendment