PA Bill Number: SB565
Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, repealing provisions relating to firearms not to be carried without a license, providing for license not ...
Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, repealing provisions relating to firearms not to be carried without a license, providing for licens ...
Last Action: Veto No. 4
Last Action Date: Dec 2, 2021
Annual Holiday Party - 12/12/2021
Al's Cafe 440 McMurray Road, Bethal Park, PA
Concealed Carry Seminar – Sponsored by Ambridge District Sportsmen’s Assoc. - 02/26/2022
ADSA Clubhouse 2900 Ridge Road Extension, Baden PA
Concealed Carry Seminar – Sponsored by Rep. Jason Silvis - 04/7/2022
Huber Hall 300 Alexandria Street, Latrobe, PA
Nevada Supreme Court Rules Gun Makers Aren't Responsible For Las Vegas :: 12/04/2021
The Las Vegas shooting was absolutely horrific. It was haunting for me and I just wrote about it from the opposite side of the country. I can only imagine what it must have been like for those who endured it.
Ninth Circuit En Banc Panel: CA can Ban Magazines over 10 Rounds :: 12/02/2021
U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed the three-judge panel decision in Duncan v. Becerra, the ban on magazines that hold over 10 rounds. The opinion was released on November 30, 2021.
Unlawful Firearm Possession Charge Overturned :: 12/02/2021
The spectrum of opinions on who may or may not be able to possess firearms is broad. One camp might say everyone has a right to arms, period. Another camp might say that no one should be able to have arms of any type, period. In between these diametrically opposite ideals lies federal and state disqualifiers for the possession of firearms.
Gunmakers Ask Judge To Toss $10B Lawsuit Filed By Mexican Government :: 11/23/2021
Earlier this year, the government of Mexico filed a $10-billion lawsuit against several (but not all) of the major gun manufacturers in the United States, accusing them of intentionally arming drug cartels south of the border and turning a blind eye to the widespread violence inflicted by the cartels and their illicitly-obtained firearms. The Mexican government has received an assist in the form of legal assistance from American gun control supporters, who view the lawsuit as an avenue to bankrupt some of the biggest names in the firearms industry (or at least force them to pay out big money in their defense).
Heller Wins Again, DC To Exorcise Its Ghost Gun Ban :: 11/22/2021
If you’re reading this, the name Dick Heller should be in your memory bank. If you don’t quite know who Dick Heller is, to bring you up to speed, he’s the lead plaintiff from the 2008 challenge to Washington, DC’s ban on handguns. When people talk about “The Heller” decision, that’s the one that’s being discussed. Well, Dick did not stop fighting for freedoms in 2008 and recently a case coined “Heller 4” has bared some fruit. In September of 2021 Heller filed a challenge against DC’s 2020 ban on so-called ghost guns as well as an older prohibition on building one’s own firearms. The law included a very broad definition of “ghost gun”.
Illinois Supreme Court upholds Deerfield’s assault weapons ban in divided ruling :: 11/21/2021
The Illinois Supreme Court, in a split ruling, upheld the Village of Deerfield’s ordinance banning assault weapons, which allows fines of $250-$1,000 a day for violators.
Wisconsin Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against Armslist :: 11/13/2021
Armslist is a website for people buying and selling firearms. All parties are required to follow all applicable federal, state, and local laws, they just facilitate the meeting. It’s not any different than someone who knows a person selling a gun and another person interested in buying said gun and simply arranging a meeting.
FPC Sues Texas to Strike Down Ban on Handgun Carry for Adults Under 21 Years of Age :: 11/10/2021
DALLAS, TX (November 9, 2021) — Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) today filed a new federal Second Amendment lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas seeking to restore the right to carry arms in public for adults under 21 years of age. Defendants in the case include Steven McCraw, Director of the Texas Department of Public Safety. The lawsuit seeks a declaration finding the Texas carry ban as to adults under age 21 unconstitutional, an injunction, and attorney’s fees and costs. The complaint for Andrews v. McCraw can be found at FPCLegal.org.
Madison County state’s attorney urges Illinois Supreme Court to overturn FOID law Republican state senator discusses her views on Illinois' FOID bill :: 11/10/2021
State Sen. Terri Bryant, a Republican from Murphysboro and gun rights advocate, said her office continues to field multiple complaints from constituents daily. By Belleville News-Democrat
Pros and Cons of Two Likely Outcomes From NYSRPA v. Bruen :: 11/09/2021
Supreme Court – -(AmmoLand.com)- After the oral arguments in New York State Rifle and Pistol Association vs. Bruen, Second Amendment supporters have to play the waiting game – it takes time for the Supreme Court to come up with their opinions. It seems likely that there will be a win for the Second Amendment, but how big that win will be is up for debate.
FPC Files Federal Constitutional Challenge to Delaware's New Ban on Self-Built Firearms, Precursor Parts, and "3D" Files :: 11/08/2021
WILMINGTON, DE (October 27, 2021) — Just seven days after it was signed into law by Delaware Governor John Carney, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) today filed a new federal lawsuit challenging unconstitutional statutes enacted in House Bill 125, which established a new, confiscatory ban on all unserialized, self-manufactured firearms, the parts and materials necessary to self-manufacture constitutionally protected arms, and the distribution of any files that may be used to program a 3D printer to produce a firearm. FPC is joined in the case by two individuals whose conduct has been criminalized by the new laws. The plaintiffs are represented by attorneys Bradley Lehman and Edward Paltzik. The complaint in Rigby v. Carney can be found at FPCLegal.org.
H.R.2377; The American-Communist’s Gun Confiscation Bill :: 11/08/2021
USA – -(AmmoLand.com)-H.R.2377 otherwise known as the “Federal Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2021” has been written by the Biden Administration and the Attorney General and introduced into Congress on April 8th, 2021 by Democrat Representative Lucy McBath with 114 co-sponsors (all Democrats).
NYT: Questioning by Justices Suggest N.Y. Gun Law 'Unlikely to Survive' :: 11/05/2021
U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Don’t break out the party favors just yet, but when the New York Times concurs with one of the nation’s leading gun-rights advocates that the U.S. Supreme Court is likely to strike down a gun control law in New York State, the odds they’re both right increases dramatically.
SCOTUS Weighs Public Transportation & The Right To Carry :: 11/04/2021
One of the arguments raised by New York Solicitor General Barbara Underwood in her defense of the state’s carry permit laws is that, if the average citizen could carry a firearm in self-defense in New York City, then it would be sheer pandemonium on the city’s public transportation system. Why, you’d have guns in subways, on ferries, on buses if the state were forced to adopt a “shall issue” standard for issuing concealed carry licenses. Mayhem would surely ensue in Gotham if that came to pass.
SCOTUS Ponders How Second Amendment Cases Should be Decided Going Forward :: 11/03/2021
In addition to deciding whether the Second Amendment protects the right to carry a gun in public, the Supreme Court may be poised to change the way future courts review gun cases altogether.
Kyle Rittenhouse judge slams 'vast amount' of 'irresponsible and sloppy journalism' surrounding case :: 11/02/2021
The judge presiding over the highly anticipated Kyle Rittenhouse homicide trial recently criticized what he called a "vast amount" of "irresponsible and sloppy journalism" covering the events surrounding the case.
The Supreme Court case that could gut America’s gun laws, explained :: 10/30/2021
For nearly all its history, the Supreme Court kept its distance from gun policy. Now it’s about to decide a case that could radically reduce the government’s power to regulate guns.
IL Supreme Court Tosses Cook County Gun & Ammo Tax :: 10/22/2021
For the second day in a row, a state supreme court has delivered Second Amendment supporters a big win. On Wednesday, it was the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s decision opening the door for legal challenges to local gun control laws, and today the Illinois Supreme Court handed down a 6-0 opinion declaring Cook County’s tax on firearms and ammunition null and void.
A 2A Win From The PA Supreme Court :: 10/21/2021
We’re featuring good news for gun owners on today’s Bearing Arms’ Cam & Co; an opinion from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court that paves the way for Second Amendment activists to challenge local gun control laws put in place in clear violation of the state’s firearm preemption law.
What the US Supreme Court Won't do for Our Right to Bear Arms :: 10/17/2021
State legislators denied the ordinary person the right to bear arms in New York. That decision was upheld in state and lower courts. In New York City, the “privilege” to defend yourself with a firearm in public is only given to a select few. You need not apply unless you are an ex-law enforcement officer, a judge, a politicians, or an elite celebrity. That privilege is paid for with political power or campaign donations. Remember that the bill of rights is designed to limit the actions of government. Big government politicians turned that on its head so they could sell our rights back to a select few of us at exorbitant prices. Now, the US Supreme court will decide if the second amendment is a real right or only a forgettable footnote in the bill of rights.
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