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PA Bill Number: SB529

Title: In dissemination of criminal history record information, further providing for general regulations and for order for limited access, providing for ...

Description: In dissemination of criminal history record information, further providing for general regulations and for order for limited access, providing for ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: May 19, 2017

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Lawmakers move to make straw purchasing a crime :: 05/22/2017

U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy, a Vermont Democrat, joined with Maine Republican Susan Collins to reintroduce a measure seeking to update federal straw purchasing statues. (Photo: Leahy.senate.gov)

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PA state house committee discusses removing 'gun free zones' :: 05/22/2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania State House Government Committee takes up the issue of gun free zones at an informational hearing Monday.

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Perspective from a Rape Survivor: Lack of Access to Mental Health Care is the Real Gun Problem :: 05/22/2017

With 33,000 gun deaths each year in this country, it’s not surprising that the right of gun ownership often gets called into question. This is especially is done by groups that have little to no understanding of firearms and like to scare people with large, malleable statistics. So let me break it down.

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The 72 Types of Americans Considered 'Potential Terrorists' - Are YOU on the Watchlist? :: 05/22/2017

According to official U.S. government documents compiled under the Obama administration, if you’re not ‘in line’ with their government agenda you may be on the ‘potential terrorist’ list.

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2A Group Targets Anti-Gun Legislators :: 05/21/2017

Things are getting heated in the gun world, especially with gun control advocates doing everything in their power to defeat the Second Amendment. But there’s one group who has ramped up their pulled cards out of their back pocket: Gun Owners of America (GOA).

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Public Health Study Says Law-Abiding Gun Owners to Blame for Cops Being Shot :: 05/21/2017

Earlier this week, the American Public Health Association published a bogus new study on how gun legislation impacts officer-involved shootings. The APHA looked at fatal police shootings been January 1, 2015, through October 31, 2016. Altogether, 1,835 cases were evaluated.

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We're Watching A Slow-Motion Coup Against Representative Government :: 05/21/2017

It’s nearly incontrovertible that a slow-motion coup d’etat is now taking place. Since November 9, 2016, forces within the U.S. government, media, and partisan opposition have aligned to overthrow the Electoral College winner, Donald Trump.

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Anti-Gun Top Cops Epitomize Oath-Breaking 'Only Ones' :: 05/20/2017

USA – -(Ammoland.com)- “We're trying as best we can as a law enforcement community to make it work so that citizens can express their 2nd Amendment rights,” former Dallas Police Chief David Brown said almost a year ago in response to armed protesters. “But it’s increasingly challenging when people have AR-15s slung over their shoulder and they’re in a crowd. We don’t know who the good guy is versus the bad guy when everyone starts shooting.”

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Congressman Talks Corruption, Solutions in New Book :: 05/20/2017

Corruption on Capitol Hill is “worse than you think,” Rep. Ken Buck, R-Colo., insists.  “When you first get here, you think that you are in some sort of fairy-tale novel,” Buck said. “They wine and dine you and they show you just exactly what it’s like if you play the game. It’s a wonderful life.”

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Gun Owners of America Urges Congress to Repeal Chuck Schumer Gun Control Regulation :: 05/20/2017

The regulation was added as an amendment to the Firearm Owners’ Protection Act (1986). It focuses on denying federal help to citizens who have lost constitutional rights and are seeking to regain them.

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Why Does Salon.com Have To Lie To Make A Point? :: 05/20/2017

In a rambling rant made up largely of lies, half-truths and innuendo, Salon.com on Wednesday twice repeated a whopper that jumped off the screen and deserves to be addressed.

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Bloomberg's Everytown Creates "Authors Council" to Push Anti-Gun Propaganda :: 05/19/2017

As if the country’s media weren’t already sufficiently co-opted by anti-gun advocates, this week, Michael Bloomberg’s Everytown for Gun Safety announced an effort to pervert an additional facet of American entertainment. The billionaire bank-rolled interest group has developed the Everytown Authors Council. According to Bloomberg’s astroturf campaign, “The Council is designed to harness the power of the literary community to amplify the gun safety movement.”

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California DOJ Working on 60 Pages of 'Assault Weapon' Regulatory Changes Behind Closed Doors :: 05/19/2017

The California DOJ was forced to turn over documentation related to the changes because of public records request that the Firearms Policy Coalition and the California Rifle and Pistol Association made.

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The Washington Post Spews Islamic State Propaganda :: 05/19/2017

If so-called “mainstream” media aren’t permitting spurious comparisons of National Rifle Association members to the barbaric terror group Islamic State, they are actually quoting the terrorist organization’s propaganda rag, Rumiya. A terrorist jailed in Germany wrote the item recently cited by The Washington Post in its article titled “Islamic State magazine steers followers to U.S. gun shows for ‘easy’ access to weapons.” In its latest online issue, the terror group praises the ease of buying firearms in America and urges members to do so in furtherance of their murderous pursuits.

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Obama-era gun control rule officially dead :: 05/18/2017

The rule added during the Obama Administration to bar certain Social Security recipients from buying guns has been listed as unpublished by the Federal Register.

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Shooting down myths of gun-free zones in schools :: 05/18/2017

Two years ago, California passed a restriction concerning concealed carry on school campuses. Now, permit holders can only carry a handgun with school administration approval. Out of the 977 school districts in California, only five decided to allow concealed carry on their campuses. But the state Assembly is about to vote on a bill that would prohibit carrying in even these five school districts.

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Snowflake Professor Resigns Over Campus Carry :: 05/18/2017

A University of Kansas associate professor from the departments of History and of American Studies recently resigned citing concerns over campus carry in Kansas, which becomes effective July 1. Professor Jacob Dornan states in his resignation letter that “Kansas can have great universities, or it can have concealed carry in classrooms, but it cannot have both.”

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Acting Appropriately Is Key to Second Amendment Advocacy :: 05/17/2017

One of my main criticisms of many in the gun rights community is that sometimes they act like anti-gunners. Name-calling. Mockery. Screaming. Unprofessionalism. Violence. These are the weapons of the left. Our main arsenal should only consist of the Constitution, the writings of the Founding Fathers, logic, reason, and respect.

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Declining accidental gun deaths contradict concerns about booming gun sales :: 05/17/2017

A market analyst said last week federal statistics citing an all-time low in accidental gunshot deaths defies popular narratives surrounding the “proliferation of firearms” and increased fatalities.

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My First Amendment Right Is DIFFERENT from Yours, Democrat Congresswoman Declares :: 05/17/2017

Rep. Val Demings (D.-Fla.) told a man commenting on her gun control advocacy that he was wasting his time – because her right to free speech "is different" from his.

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