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PA Bill Number: SB897

Title: In sentencing, further providing for sentences for certain drug offenses committed with firearms.

Description: In sentencing, further providing for sentences for certain drug offenses committed with firearms. ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Oct 15, 2019

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Concealed Carry Permit After Hours Hosted by PA State Rep Ryan Warner - 10/24/2019
Connellsville City Hall 110 N. Arch St., Connellsville, PA


Turn It Red Rally - 10/24/2019
19 N (Event Center) 19 N Main Street, Washington, PA


Concealed Carry Seminar Hosted by PA State Rep Bud Cook - 10/24/2019
California Hill Gun Club 150 California Dr, California, PA

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ATF 80 Percent Lower Receiver Dilemma Recalls Stalin-Era Axiom on Crime :: 10/21/2019

U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “A California man sold illegal AR-15s,” CNN Wire Service reported Saturday. “Feds agreed to let him go free to avoid hurting gun control efforts.”

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California Further Expands Red Flag Laws :: 10/21/2019

A new California law will allow employers, co-workers and teachers to seek “gun violence restraining orders” against anyone they suspect may pose a risk of harm to themselves or others.

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Guns Save Lives. . .but not in Democrat Controlled Cities :: 10/21/2019

Democrats were shouting about gun control a few weeks ago. Their confiscation crusade crashed when Donald Trump started investigating the corrupt dealings of Vice President Joe Biden and his son in Ukraine. The news may have moved on, but all that breathless news coverage reminded me how glad I am that we can carry concealed. I know people who were the victims of violent crime. With all the media coverage of gun-control, why doesn’t the news media report on the victims who defend themselves?

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Police Organizations Torch 2020 Democrat's Gun Confiscation Plan As Asinine, Ridiculous, and Likely Unconstitutional :: 10/21/2019

Former Rep. Robert Francis O’Rourke (D-NM) (aka ‘Beto’) is the left-wing blowhard on guns that liberals fear. Why? Well, it’s because he gives up the playbook and he did so on a national stage. You all know about his plan to confiscate so-called scary guns from the hands of the law-abiding citizenry. AR-15 rifles, one of the most popular in the U.S., and AK-47s are the two scary rifles anti-gun liberals want out of the hands of civilians. Only the government can be trusted with guns is the de facto position of the Democratic Party—and Beto did a crackerjack job in picking Kent State University to make that pitch. Because nothing says trust government with guns than a site where the National Guard shot and killed four students in 1970.

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Bloomberg Propagandists Say Close DUI Loophole :: 10/20/2019

U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “The combination of guns and alcohol is especially dangerous, and far too little has been done to address it,” the Bloomberg Opinion Editorial Board hyperventilates. “Federal law doesn’t restrict access to guns by people with a history of alcohol abuse, and fewer than half of U.S. states impose prohibitions of this kind.”

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Putting Gun-Control to the Test :: 10/20/2019

We all want to protect our family and friends. Gun-Control is the theory that disarming honest people will stop criminals. That is a fantastic theory, but does gun-control work in practice? Now that we have new FBI data at hand, we don’t have to guess if gun-control reduces violent crime. The answers might surprise you as we look from coast to coast. Does gun control save lives or cost them?

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John Lott: We don't need Red Flag laws - we have the tools in in place to help the mentally ill and protect people's rights :: 10/19/2019

Everyone wants to stop dangerous people from getting guns. The hot new policy option before this committee is Red Flag laws, which take away the guns of people deemed dangerous to themselves or others. But there is a much more effective alternative already in place.

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O'Rourke Is Delusional: Sheriffs Rip Into Beto For Wanting to Send Cops to Confiscate AR-15s :: 10/19/2019

Law enforcement officials who have previously been critical of gun control measures now have harsh words for Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke after he proposed police go home-to-home in order to confiscate AR-15s from American citizens. 

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These Recent Number of Shootings in Chicago Prove That Gun Control Is Worthless :: 10/19/2019

With the two recent mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, the debate over gun control has been reopened once again.

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This School District Said Yes To Armed Teachers And Parents Are Thrilled :: 10/19/2019

A central Missouri school district is a little safer this school year, with select teachers and staff now carrying firearms to serve as a first line of defense in case of an attacker in the schools. High Point (how appropriate) Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Eric Findley says the district made the best decision for safety of the students.

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Gun retailer broke law selling rifle to Sutherland Springs church killer, feds allege :: 10/18/2019

A Texas sporting goods store broke the law when it sold an AR-15-style rifle and large-capacity magazine to a man who later committed a mass murder at a San Antonio-area church, federal prosecutors argued in a court filing.

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New York Magazine Questions Gun Control From The Left :: 10/18/2019

There are a group of people who have spent a lot of time demonizing police officers all throughout the nation. While police do make mistakes and that there are times when criticism seems completely justified, these folks don’t see individuals who may have screwed up or even departments that might represent a problem. No, they see anyone in blue as part of some bizarre brand of evil.

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Shannon Watts Swears Moms Demand Action Isn't "Anti-Gun" :: 10/18/2019

And if you believe this I have a lovely bridge in Brooklyn I’d like to sell you.

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Why Gun Confiscation Really Wouldn't Work In The U.S. :: 10/18/2019

Beto O’Rourke is all about gun confiscation. To make matters worse, most of the Democrats currently running for president seem to support him in this with a notable exception. Even that exception isn’t opposed to the idea of gun confiscation, just the idea that it’s a workable solution.

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Why Leftists Use Gun Control To Hide From Scandal :: 10/18/2019

Last week, I took Golden State Warriors’ coach Steve Kerr to task over his anti-gun remarks. Honestly, I’d given the guy a pass for a while because his father had been shot to death and he’s a basketball coach, not someone who really has a say over our lives.

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3 Reasons Black People Should Never Support Gun Control :: 10/17/2019

Given America’s history with slavery, black people should be the biggest advocates for the Second Amendment. Guns equal freedom!

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GunSenseUS Threatening PA Sheriffs if They Don't Disclose Confidential License to Carry Firearms Applicant Information :: 10/17/2019

It recently came to my attention that GunSenseUS – in direct violation of Pennsylvania law – is threatening in a two page letter to send press releases to local papers, if PA Sheriffs do not agree to disclose confidential license to carry firearms (“LTCF”) applicant information.

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If It Bleeds It Leads: How the American Media Perpetuates and Profits from Mass Shootings :: 10/17/2019

“I have repeatedly told CNN and our other media the following if you don’t want to propagate more mass murders: Don’t start the story with sirens blaring. Don’t have photos of the killer. Don’t make it 24/7 coverage. Do everything you can not to make the body count the lead story. Localize the story to the affected community. And make it as boring as possible in every other market.”

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Why Do Your Second Amendment Rights End At The State Line? :: 10/17/2019

You can travel from wherever you live in the United States to wherever you want in the United States, and your freedom of speech still exists, along with your right to peaceably assemble, petition the government, be secure in your person and property, or have a jury trial if you’re arrested.

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Anti-Gun Bills Pile Up :: 10/16/2019

While most of America has been distracted by Democrat-led efforts to impeach President Donald Trump, gun control bills have been piling up in Congress. Two of the measures have already been passed by the House, while five others were reported out of committee. The main two legislative items to closely monitor are the “Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019” (H.R. 1236) and the equally Orwellian “Disarm Hate Act” (H.R. 2708). Neither bill had made it to the House for a floor vote at press time, but AFP readers are urged to stay especially vigilant.

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