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PA Bill Number: HB1247

Title: In protection from abuse, further providing for commencement of proceedings and for relief.

Description: In protection from abuse, further providing for commencement of proceedings and for relief. ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Apr 19, 2017

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Concealed Carry Seminar - 63rd House District - Rep. Donna Oberlander - 04/29/2017
Distant Fire Hall 2239 Madison Road, Distant, PA


Satellite License To Carry Event - Allegheny County Sheriff's Office - 04/29/2017
Monroeville Municipal Bldg. 2700 Monroeville Rd., Monroeville, PA


Concealed Carry Seminar - 49th House District - Rep. Bud Cook - Firearms Safety & Rights Seminar - 05/6/2017
Bentleyville Volunteer Fire Dept. 900 Main St., Bentleyville, PA

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Teachers with guns? Senate Bill 383 gives OK in Pa. :: 04/22/2017

State Sen. Don White wants to give school districts more options to keep students safe.

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Fabio sounds off on celebrities, vows to buy a gun after break-in :: 04/21/2017

Fabio Lanzoni, the Italian-American model most well-known for appearing on the covers of 80s and 90s romance novels and his role in I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter! commercials, recently spoke out against a certain attitude in Hollywood and vowed to buy a gun after his home was targeted for a break-in.

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Gabby Giffords' Gun Control Group Urges Opposition to Repeal of Gun Ban for Military Vets :: 04/21/2017

On March 16 Breitbart News reported that the House voted to repeal the gun ban for military veterans and ARS is asking gun controllers to convince their Senators not to follow suit.

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Study: Most Americans oppose carrying firearms in public :: 04/21/2017

Most Americans oppose carrying firearms in public places, according to a study published Thursday in the American Journal of Public Health.

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Dems' Dire Warnings After Heller Prove False :: 04/20/2017

A recent analysis has determined that since the 2008 District of Columbia v. Heller Supreme Court decision overturning DC’s handgun ban, there has been no increase in violent crime. If anything, there has been a slight decrease in the number of murders committed with a firearm — from nearly 80% of all homicide victims between 2000 and 2007 to 74% in 2008, the year following the court’s decision. That number has continued to decline since the decision.

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Grassley: Expect a SCOTUS Resignation This Summer :: 04/20/2017

Rumors have been ubiquitous in the nation's capital as to whether another Supreme Court vacancy is on the horizon. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) said in February that the "odds are very good" that at least one justice would be retiring. The signs appear to point to Justice Anthony Kennedy, who will be turning 81 this summer.

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PA preemption bill clears first hurdle in long road to governor's desk :: 04/20/2017

A proposal to prevent Pennsylvania’s 2,500-plus municipalities from enacting firearm ordinances over and above state law cleared its first legislative hurdle Wednesday.

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Pennsylvania lawmakers advance bill allowing teachers to carry guns :: 04/20/2017

Lawmakers in the Pennsylvania Senate Education Committee approved a bill Wednesday that would authorize school districts to allow trained teachers and other staff to carry guns on school property.

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Per Gun-Grabbers, April 19 Commemorates Armed Citizen 'Treason' against Government :: 04/20/2017

USA – -(Ammoland.com)- On this day in 1775, volunteer Minuteman militia leader Captain John Parker, along with over 70 of his neighbors, stood their ground against government enforcers. They refused to disarm and defended themselves against lethal coercion. From the point of view of those who would rule them, these brave Patriots committed treason.

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Arizona House poised to approve anti-background check bill :: 04/19/2017

Arizona legislators in the House cleared the way Monday for a preemptive strike on future universal background check laws proposed by any local ordinance.

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Constitutional Carry: SC senate panel closing in on bill allowing carrying guns without permit :: 04/19/2017

The effort to advance legislation that would allow South Carolinians to carry firearms without a permit by the end of session continues in the Senate with fewer than three weeks remaining.

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Constitutional Carry: Texas lawmakers advance permitless carry bill :: 04/19/2017

Lawmakers in the Texas House Homeland Security and Public Safety Committee approved a bill Tuesday that would allow lawful gun owners to carry handguns without a permit.

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Disarming the Victim - The Latest Shots in the Democrat's War on Women :: 04/19/2017

So let me get this straight.  A man murdered his estranged wife and an innocent student in a California school.  We are so desperate to ignore our own responsibility for self-defense that we blame anything and anyone but the murderer.

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Proposal to arm school employees advances to PA Senate :: 04/19/2017

A proposal to arm some of Pennsylvania’s school employees passed a Senate panel Wednesday with some bipartisan support.

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Bloomberg anti-gun groups eye disrupting NRA convention :: 04/18/2017

President Trump's decision to be the first president in three decades to speak at the annual National Rifle Association convention is drawing heat from two anti-gun groups that now plan to travel to Atlanta to disrupt the massive event.

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Constitutional Carry: Alabama Senate votes to allow concealed carry without permit :: 04/18/2017

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"Stand Your Ground" Benefits The Vulnerable In Society :: 04/18/2017

When Florida adopted a Stand Your Ground law in 2005, it not only protected law-abiding citizens’ right to self-defense, but also birthed a movement that began sweeping the country state by state. Steadily, states throughout the South and Midwest—including the upper Midwest—began instituting laws that erased any requirement that a law-abiding citizen retreat or even try to retreat when threatened with lethal force.

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25 years after LA Riots: Korean gun store manager speaks :: 04/17/2017

Former gun store manager David Joo talks about the day in 1992 when he and other local business owners stuck to their guns to defend Koreatown from looters during the LA Riots.

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