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PA Bill Number: HR525

Title: Recognizing the month of October 2017 as "Domestic Violence Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Description: A Resolution recognizing the month of October 2017 as "Domestic Violence Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Last Action: Adopted (191-0)

Last Action Date: Oct 2, 2017

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South Fayette Township Municipal Bldg. 515 Millers Run Road, Morgan, PA

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Anti-Gunners: Sachs: A modest proposal on guns :: 10/17/2017

The Las Vegas massacre earlier this month opened a new chapter in the gun debate. Most gun rights advocates, including the National Rifle Association, accept that the Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms is not the same thing as a right to any kind of weapon, anywhere, anytime, by anyone. It is a limited right.


ATF group rebuffs criticism over bump stock approval :: 10/17/2017

The association representing current and former ATF employees has pushed back against critics blaming the agency for approving bump stocks.


Background check laws having little effect, gun violence researchers discover :: 10/17/2017

Strict gun laws passed in two states to require background checks for every firearm sale had virtually no effect, a new study has found.


Flake Stance on Immigration Undoes Good Gun Voters Work :: 10/17/2017

USA – -( “[Jeff] Flake favors immigration and free trade — stances that put him at philosophical odds not only with the president but also with many Arizonans,” a seemingly sympathetic Senate race analysis in The New York Times noted Sunday. “In 2013, he was part of the bipartisan ‘Gang of Eight’ group of senators who put forth an immigration overhaul that would have offered immigrants in the country illegally a path to citizenship.”


Gun Rights Are Women's Rights :: 10/17/2017

Do you want equality between men and women? I do.


Pass Good Gun Laws and Prevent Bad Ones: Slow Down :: 10/17/2017

Arizona -( How does the United States pass good gun laws and prevent bad ones? President Trump had the best response.


Poll: Most Americans favor tighter gun regulations after Las Vegas shooting :: 10/17/2017

Most U.S. citizens — Democrats and Republicans alike — favor stricter gun regulations, according to a new poll taken after the mass shooting in Las Vegas.


SLATE & Brady Campaign Employee Argue, Two Guns Per Person Limit :: 10/17/2017

USA – -( According to the critics, the 2013 movie, 2 Guns, was “Formulaic and often jarringly violent,” while resting on “its old-school appeal on the interplay between its charismatic, well-matched stars.”


A Republic, but Who wants to Keep It? :: 10/16/2017

It was on September 17, 1787 that our rule of law, the US Constitution was signed in Philadelphia. History tells us of an exchange that occurred outside of Independence Hall between Benjamin Franklin and a Philadelphia socialite, Mrs. Powell. Mrs. Powell inquired of Mr. Franklin, “well, what is it that we have, a monarchy or a republic”? Mr. Franklin replied, famously, “a Republic, if you can keep it”.


Dana Loesch forced to move due to 'repeated threats from gun control advocates' :: 10/16/2017

National Rifle Association spokesperson Dana Loesch said Sunday she was preparing to move from her home "due to repeated threats from gun control advocates."


DRGO: I Abhor Gun-Free Zones! :: 10/16/2017

As many of you know, I abhor gun free zones, in general and in hospitals, in particular. Over the past year we have seen more violence against health care workers both in and out of hospitals:


Hey, Former Obama Aide: Isn't What You're Proposing Pretty Much Gun Confiscation? :: 10/16/2017

Well, if there are people Democrats should ignore when it comes to the Second Amendment fight, it’s former Obama officials. For all the haranguing, they got nothing done. We stopped them. And it wasn’t just us; western Democrats joined us to gut what became known as the Manchin-Toomey bill, which aimed to expand background checks in the wake of the Sandy Hook shooting.


Angered by gun control, this lawmaker drafted a bill to require licenses for journalists :: 10/14/2017

State Rep. Jim Lucas, a Republican from the southeastern part of Indiana and, drafted a measure to require licenses for journalists akin to those that pertain to handgun owners (WRTV6)


Second Amendment actually a blow against standing armies :: 10/14/2017

With the debate over the Second Amendment once again on our minds, it won’t hurt to remind ourselves how this amendment came to be in the Constitution in the first place.


73 Percent Of Americans 'Have No Problem With People Owning Guns' :: 10/13/2017

"Those who defend the Second Amendment trust everyday Americans far more than they trust the government and government officials."


Are Millennials Moving Right on Guns? :: 10/13/2017

Are younger Americans more progressive? One would be hard pressed to disagree. The under-30 crowd has led a fight on transgender rights and new forms of racism. In the culture wars, conservatives have met defeat at the hands of much younger activists for gay marriage, drug legalization and Barack Obama—a politician whose rock-star nimbus was then, improbably, taken up by a senescent Vermonter and card-carrying socialist. According to surveys last year, 43 percent of 18-29-year-olds now hold a favorable view of socialism. These are the millennials. Alex P. Keaton they are not.


Bipartisan Bump Stock Bill (HR 3999) Would Actually Ban All Semi-Automatic Rifles :: 10/13/2017

A new congressional proposal to ban bump stocks in the wake of the Las Vegas mass shooting would actually ban all semi-automatic rifles and parts.


House Dems propose bills to stop online ammo sales, ban mags :: 10/13/2017

House Democrats have introduced a number of new gun control measures in the wake of a deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas.


Study Finds That Background-Check Laws in WA and CO Did Nothing :: 10/13/2017

In the Guardian, Lois Beckett highlights a new study that has found that background-check laws in Washington and Colorado have “had little measurable effect”:


Anti-Gunners: Lawmakers who don't vote for gun control 'should quit' :: 10/12/2017

Mark Kelly sounded off about the response to the Las Vegas massacre on Monday, arguing lawmakers who don’t think new gun control laws could help solve America’s gun violence problem should find a new line of work.


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