proposed laws

PA Bill Number: HB359

Title: In hunting and furtaking, further providing for killing game or wildlife by mistake; and, in hunting and furtaking licenses, further providing for ...

Description: In hunting and furtaking, further providing for killing game or wildlife by mistake; and, in hunting and furtaking licenses, further providing for ...

Last Action: Referred to GAME AND FISHERIES

Last Action Date: Jun 22, 2017

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FOAC Monthly Meeting - July - 2017 - 07/9/2017
South Fayette Township Municipal Bldg. 515 Millers Run Road, Morgan, PA

Concealed Carry Seminar - 51st House District - Rep. Matt Dowling - 09/23/2017
Meyersdale Community Center 215 Main St., Meyersdale, PA

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Australian Gun Owner's Proposed Happy Medium Overlooks Shall Not Be Infringed :: 06/23/2017

USA – -( “I was reading your column Rights Watch in the May 2017 issue regarding the Turkish Bloodbath and your comments about the ‘draconian regulatory schemes,’” an email from a reader, forwarded to me by the editor of GUNS Magazine, began. “I'm a sporting shooter living in Perth, Western Australia…”


Bill filed to halt reporting requirement for border state gun stores :: 06/23/2017

Senate Republicans the week filed legislation to stop the controversial requirement for gun dealers along the U.S.-Mexico border to report multiple rifle sales to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives.


Can You Carry A Gun At The Post Office? The Legal Brief :: 06/23/2017

USA – -( Welcome back to The Legal Brief, the show where we CRUSH the various legal myths and misinformation surrounding various areas of the gun world.


Get a concealed firearms license and carry it :: 06/23/2017

Another Florida sheriff is urging citizens to arm themselves and fight back if they should find themselves in an active shooter situation.


Gun Controllers Know Their Policies Won't Stop Murder. It's Another Game :: 06/23/2017

Over at National Review, Charlie Cooke has done an invaluable service by pointing out that the FBI’s brief report on the Alexandria GOP baseball practice shooting “is devastating to the idea that the gun-control measures presently coveted by the Democratic party would have done something to prevent the attack.”


Michigan automatic knife repeal heads to Governor :: 06/23/2017

A popular bipartisan Senate bill to scrap Michigan’s 1950s-era ban on “switchblades” cleared the House on Thursday and is headed to Gov. Rick Snyder.


Colorado teachers' active-shooter training shows them how to fire back :: 06/22/2017

More than a dozen Colorado teachers received training on how to fire back at active shooters in schools, in a program that gun-rights advocates call essential.


DRGO: Anti-Gun Research, or, How to Gain Notoriety While Accomplishing Nothing :: 06/22/2017

Many years ago, I worked at the Army Medical Research Laboratory. In those days, it was the lab’s practice to run two experiments simultaneously.  One was called the “Pot Boiler” and the other was called the “Nobel Prize”.


Gun control is fine except for not working :: 06/22/2017

Whenever there is a shooting, liberals have an answer that is not an answer, namely the charade of more gun control. Fine, try it, and maybe some voodoo along the way, but it doesn't work very well, there are better alternatives, and what's truly absurd in this debate is the demeaning expression "gun nuts."


National concealed reciprocity bill picks up 200th supporter in House :: 06/22/2017

Legislation to treat concealed carry permits like drivers’ licenses nationwide is gaining steam in Congress while opponents dig in.


Anti-Gunners: Silence and inaction unacceptable in face of gun violence :: 06/21/2017

In the wake of last week’s shooting in Alexandria, Va., targeting Republican congressmen and their staff on a baseball field, Rep. Mo Brooks (R., Ala.) said: “As with any constitutional provision in the Bill of Rights, there are adverse aspects to each of those rights that we enjoy as people. … And what we just saw here is one of the bad side effects of someone not exercising those rights properly.”


Are We Nearing Civil War? :: 06/21/2017

USA –  -( President Trump may be chief of state, head of government and commander in chief, but his administration is shot through with disloyalists plotting to bring him down.


Building Thoughtful Gun Owners - Defense Of Others. . . Or Not? :: 06/21/2017

USA –-( You want to protect the people around you. If you teach self-defense, then you’ve had a few students who haven’t thought through what will happen after they act in another's defense.


Eric Holder hints at 2020 run, must 'get back on the field' to oppose Donald Trump :: 06/21/2017

Former Attorney General Eric Holder may be setting the stage for a 2020 presidential run due to Hillary Clinton’s failed campaign.


FBI Report on Alexandria Quietly Debunks the Gun-Controllers' Talking Points :: 06/21/2017

The FBI has published a brief report on the shooting in Alexandria. It is devastating to the idea that the gun-control measures presently coveted by the Democratic party would have done something to prevent the attack.


Justice Dept. to Work With 12 Cities to Fight Violent Crime :: 06/21/2017

BETHESDA, Md. — The Justice Department will form partnerships with a dozen cities across the country to help them fight gun crime, drug trafficking and gang violence, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Tuesday.


Law Enforcement Shares Findings of the Investigation into the June 14 Alexandria, Virginia Shooting :: 06/21/2017

Today, law enforcement officials shared findings to date of the investigation into the shooting that occurred at the Eugene Simpson Stadium Park on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.


NRA's silence on Castile verdict suggests racial bias :: 06/21/2017

The National Rifle Association is not normally a shrinking violet in the defense of licensed gun owners, but last Friday’s acquittal of Jeronimo Yanez, the Minnesota police officer charged with second-degree manslaughter and dangerous discharge of a firearm in the death of Philando Castile, produced not even a tweet from the NRA. Given the considerable coverage given the shooting — the victim informed the officer that he had a permit and a firearm during a routine traffic stop, and the aftermath was even streamed live by Castile’s girlfriend on Facebook — that may strike Second Amendment advocates as peculiar. Perhaps it’s more than that.


Pennsylvania woman charged with straw purchasing six firearms :: 06/21/2017

A woman from Hazelton, Pennsylvania, has been charged with illegally purchasing firearms in order to transfer them to a prohibited possessor.


1.6 million disqualifying records added to NICS in 2016 :: 06/20/2017

More than 1.6 million disqualifying records were added into the federal background check system index in 2016, according to a report released last month.


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