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PA Bill Number: SR293

Title: Directing the Joint State Government Commission to conduct a comprehensive review of school safety in this Commonwealth and report its findings to ...

Description: Directing the Joint State Government Commission to conduct a comprehensive review of school safety in this Commonwealth and report its findings to ...

Last Action: Reported as committed

Last Action Date: Jun 13, 2018

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Court Denies Chicago Suburb Ban On Semi-Auto Guns :: 06/17/2018

An Illinois circuit court judge on Tuesday issued a temporary restraining order against a pending local ban on “assault weapons” just before it was to take effect.

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Colorado's NRA affiliate sues Boulder in bid to block assault-weapon ban :: 06/15/2018

The Colorado affiliate of the National Rifle Association sued Boulder on Thursday in an effort to prevent the city from enforcing its assault-weapon ban that takes effect Friday.

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Supreme Court gives voters more freedom to wear political T-shirts to polling places :: 06/15/2018

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court gave voters slightly more freedom to wear political T-shirts or buttons when they go to cast a ballot, striking down a broad Minnesota law that imposed a “political apparel ban.”

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Class action lawsuit filed against Maryland's ban on bump stocks, binary triggers :: 06/12/2018

Four gun owners who possess devices termed “rapid fire trigger activators” under a looming new law in Maryland are taking the state to federal court.

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Melvin Stephens not guilty of murder in fatal shooting :: 06/09/2018

Defense lawyer asked for testing of bloody scissors found in area of shooting.

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What the Supreme Court Decides to Hear :: 06/09/2018

Fayetteville, AR –-(Ammoland.com)- The Supreme Court’s decision recently to refuse to hear a challenge to a law restricting abortion access in Arkansas raises the question of the implications of the cases that the highest court chooses to consider.

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California Wins Battle in Ongoing War Against Assault Weapons :: 06/04/2018

New Golden State registration rules are OK, judge says. Law-abiding Californians' right to buy and sell AR-15s and other popular semi-automatic rifles shrank this week after a judge upheld state rules targeting "assault weapons."

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Gun groups want a restraining order against Deerfield's assault weapons ban before it takes effect in 2 weeks :: 06/02/2018

Gun-rights advocacy groups are asking a Lake County Circuit Court judge to bar the village of Deerfield from enforcing its ban on assault weapons that is set to kick in June 13.

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Ohio men sue over fees attached to concealed carry law :: 05/23/2018

Two men in the Buckeye State have filed a federal lawsuit over Ohio’s concealed carry laws, arguing it tramples on constitutional rights.

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2 New Court Decisions Are Quietly Eliminating Californians Second Amendment Rights :: 05/16/2018

Golden State gun owners may soon be an endangered species, and no one is talking about why.  Two new federal court decisions highlight a harsh new reality: California has effectively repealed the Second Amendment inside its borders.

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Supreme Court upholds there is no Constitutional right to sell guns :: 05/16/2018

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday upheld an Alameda County law barring gun stores within 500 feet of residential properties in a blow to gun rights advocates.

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Gun-Related Fines Out of New York Draw Suit by NRA :: 05/12/2018

(CN) – The National Rifle Association sued New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday for what it called a “political blacklisting campaign” that targeted banks and insurers that work with the gun-lobbying group.

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Interview with Stephen Halbrook: The Supreme Court and Guns :: 05/02/2018

A woman, who had a Pennsylvania carry permit, gets arrested in New Jersey, not knowing that they don’t issue carry permits—and certainly not to out-of-state residents.

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Man with 28-year-old Felony False Statement Conviction Can't Be Denied Second Amendment Rights :: 04/28/2018

From yesterday's decision in Hatfield v. United States: Plaintiff Larry Edward Hatfield wants to keep a gun in his home for self-defense. But the Government bans him from doing so, because 28 years ago, Hatfield lied on some forms that he sent to the Railroad Retirement Board: a felony in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1001(a). Hatfield later pled guilty to one count of violating the statute, an offense for which he received no prison time and a meager amount in restitution fees pursuant to a formal plea agreement with the Government.

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NRA, Olympic shooter sue California over its restrictions on ammunition sales :: 04/27/2018

The National Rifle Assn. and its state affiliate have filed a fourth lawsuit against California over its gun control laws, this time challenging new restrictions on the sale and transfer of ammunition.

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Federal judge dismisses gun background check system lawsuit :: 04/26/2018

A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit against the Pentagon this week over its failure to update the gun background check system with service members’ criminal records.

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Gun rights advocates sue Vermont over new magazine ban :: 04/19/2018

A group of gun owners, retailers, and Second Amendment groups are keeping a promise to see Vermont officials in court over a cap on magazine capacity.

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Gun owners weigh appeal of assault weapons ban :: 04/11/2018

BOSTON – A plaintiff in the case challenging the state's 1998 assault weapon ban plans to decide "pretty shortly" if they will appeal a federal judge's ruling that upheld the law.

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High School Sued After Preventing Student From Wearing Gun T-Shirts :: 04/11/2018

A Wisconsin high school is now facing a lawsuit from one of its students after the school deemed t-shirts he wore to class as unacceptable. The student, Matthew Schoenecker, believes the school violated his First Amendment right to free speech. One of the t-shirts, depicting various types of firearms, says, “Celebrate Diversity,” and the other spells out the word “love” with a handgun, grenade, knives, and a semiautomatic rifle.

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Wisconsin Supreme Court: Gun in glovebox broke concealed carry law :: 04/11/2018

The state’s high court on Tuesday upheld the conviction of a man charged by Milwaukee police over a handgun in his car, citing he did not have a carry permit.

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