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PA Bill Number: SB147

Title: In Pennsylvania Game Commission, further providing for accountability; and, in hunting and furtaking, further providing for hunting on Sunday ...

Description: In Pennsylvania Game Commission, further providing for accountability; and, in hunting and furtaking, further providing for hunting on Sunday ... ...

Last Action: Second consideration, with amendments (37-13)

Last Action Date: Jun 25, 2019

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Rep. Guy Reschenthaler, A Special Audience With Rep. Jim Jordan - 06/27/2019
New Stanton Fire Hall 108 S. Main Street New Stanton, PA


Freedom Rally - 07/13/2019
Bandstand Park Elk Street at South Park Street, Franklin, PA


FOAC Monthly Meeting - 07/14/2019
South Fayette Township Municipal Building 515 Millers Run Road, Morgan, 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