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PA Bill Number: SR377

Title: A Concurrent Resolution calling for an amendment to the Constitution of the United States via a Convention of the States, pursuant to Article V of ...

Description: A Concurrent Resolution calling for an amendment to the Constitution of the United States via a Convention of the States, pursuant to Article V of ...

Last Action: Referred to STATE GOVERNMENT

Last Action Date: Sep 17, 2020

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Dissent Excoriates Ninth Circuit Refusal of en banc Rehearing of Second Amendment :: 09/18/2020

U.S.A.-( The recent Ninth Circuit Second Amendment case, Mai v. United States,  shows the powerful influence President Trump has had on the largest Circuit Court in the United States.


Judicial Winning: Paul Matey :: 09/18/2020

Paul Matey has worn several hats over the course of a distinguished legal career. After clerking for two federal judges, he worked at Kellogg Hansen, an elite law firm whose impressive alumni include Justice Gorsuch and Judges Andy Oldham and Julius Richardson.


Trump-Appointed Judges Issue Blistering Dissent In 9th Circuit Gun Case :: 09/12/2020

A pair of judges appointed to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals absolutely torched a decision by their colleagues to declare that even spending a single day in a mental institutional as the result of an involuntary commitment can leave someone permanently barred from exercising their Second Amendment rights.


Second Amendment Knife Case in Hawaii: Dangerous Opinion :: 09/11/2020

U.S.A.-( U.S.A.-( The Hawai'i Federal District Court has issued an opinion in Teter v. Connors that guts the Second Amendment.


New Hampshire Supreme Court ruling allows state representative to continue fight to carry firearm at Statehouse :: 09/10/2020

(The Center Square) – A Republican state representative recently scored a legal victory in his fight against a ban on firearms at the Statehouse in Concord.


Federal court upholds NJ ban on large-capacity gun magazines :: 09/05/2020

For a second time, a federal appeals court has shot down a New Jersey gun club's attempt to have the state's ban on large-capacity magazines declared unconstitutional. 


Knife Rights: Amicus Brief Filed in Hawaii Butterfly Knife Second Amendment Case :: 09/03/2020

U.S.A.-( While the COVID-19 pandemic has interrupted almost all legislative efforts this year, Knife Rights continues its efforts to serve our knife community and Rewrite Knife Law in America™.


First Guilty Plea In California Concealed Carry Bribery Scandal :: 09/01/2020

The first court appearance for five individuals charged in a bribery scheme that sent tens of thousands of dollars into a campaign committee backing the re-election of Santa Clara County, California Sheriff Laurie Smith in exchange for the approval of concealed carry applications took a surprising turn on Monday with one of the defendants entering a guilty plea to the charges in exchange for the promise of a reduction in his sentence.


CA Man Found Factually Innocent Of Violating Mag Ban :: 08/31/2020

For a very tiny window of time in recent history, larger-capacity magazines were perfectly legal in California. It wasn’t long, unfortunately, but it was there. While I expect that time to come again, until it does, it was a beautiful time for Californians who could take advantage of the situation.


Judge Declines to Block California Open-Carry Gun Restrictions :: 08/31/2020

(CN) - Two California men fighting California’s longstanding open-carry gun laws failed in their bid to have the rules preliminarily overturned — though a federal judge did say Monday that they made a good case his Second Amendment rights might be violated.


Democrat Gun Ban In NH State House Will Be Challenged In Court :: 08/28/2020

Good news from the Live Free or Die State, where the New Hampshire Supreme Court on Friday ruled that a state lawmaker hoping to sue over a ban on guns at the State House imposed by Democrat lawmakers can bring a legal challenge against the prohibition.


Phoenix Family Paid After Cops Pointed Guns At Them :: 08/28/2020

While tensions are extremely high and have been for quite some time, especially with regard to police and the black community, it’s important to recognize that no side is pure as snow. Each has bad actors that do things no one should be doing. While we may lack the hard numbers on just what percentage of which group are really bad actors, we know there are some in both.


Anti-Gun Mayors, Everytown Sue ATF Over Ghost Gun Regulations :: 08/26/2020

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has blamed everyone and everything but her own failed leadership for the rise in violent crime. First it was Indiana’s gun laws that were to blame. Then it was Mississippi. Now Lightfoot, along with Everytown for Gun Safety and the mayors of Syracuse, New York and Columbia, South Carolina, are blaming the ATF, alleging that the federal agency isn’t following the law when it comes to regulating so-called ghost guns; homemade firearms that don’t have a serial number or other identifying markers.


3D Gun Printing Lawsuit Racks Early Win For First & Second Amendments :: 08/21/2020

Get your detergent out! This court decision on “ghost guns” is making anti-gunners sheet themselves.


Hawaii Firearms Coalition File Lawsuit Over Mag Capacity :: 08/21/2020

The Ninth Circuit made a decision on magazine capacity that floored a lot of us. While President Trump has put more pro-gun judges on the bench, the truth is that the Ninth Circuit is still in the Ninth Circuit, suggesting that it may well continue as the most anti-gun circuit in the country. However, the ruling on magazine limits was…well…not anti-gun.


Appeal by gun owners over city ordinances moved to Commonwealth Court :: 08/20/2020

The Pennsylvania Superior Court on Wednesday moved an appeal from four gun owners pursuing criminal complaints against Pittsburgh leaders who last year passed gun control ordinances to the Commonwealth Court.


Federal Judge Hears Challenge To Gun Ban For 18-20 Year Olds :: 08/19/2020

A lawsuit challenging a Washington State law that forbids 18-20 year olds from purchasing a semi-automatic rifle had its day in court on Tuesday, though the judge who heard oral arguments seemed pretty dismissive of the idea that the law violates the constitutional rights of younger Americans. U.S. District Judge Ronald Leighton told attorneys for the plaintiffs challenging the law that they were facing “a stiff headwind” in their quest to have the law struck down.


U.S. judge dismisses NRA lawsuit challenging gun shop closures in New York state :: 08/15/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge on Friday dismissed the National Rifle Association's lawsuit challenging New York's decision to close gun stores in the state in the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic.


D.C. Files Suit Against NRA Foundation :: 08/07/2020

The lawsuit against the NRA is probably the biggest gun rights story we have going on right now. There’s a lot going on with that and there will be a lot of attention directed toward that story.


NRA Files Lawsuit Against NY In Retaliation :: 08/07/2020

The state of New York is trying to kill the National Rifle Association. While the state may claim all sorts of things in their legal action against the nation’s oldest civil rights organization, the truth of the matter is that all they’re doing is in an effort to destroy an ideological opponent. Oh, they might say the NRA isn’t spending money appropriately, but do you think they really give a damn what happens to the money folks like us donate to the NRA? Do you think the state of New York actually cares about us and our efforts to protect our Second Amendment rights?


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