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PA Bill Number: SB386

Title: In falsification and intimidation, further providing for the offense of unsworn falsification to authorities; and, in firearms and other dangerous ...

Description: In falsification and intimidation, further providing for the offense of unsworn falsification to authorities; and, in firearms and other dangerous ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Feb 16, 2017

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With too few claims, judge considers rejecting Remington settlement :: 02/18/2017

The judge presiding over a landmark class action settlement between Remington Arms and owners of its infamous trigger design has raised concerns over the small number of claims filed.


Appeals court strikes down Florida 'docs v Glocks' law that barred physicians from asking about gun ownership :: 02/17/2017

In 2011, the Florida state legislature passed a law called the Firearms Owners’ Privacy Act. The act prohibited Florida doctors from asking routine questions about their patients’ gun ownership, unless that information was deemed relevant to patient care or the safety of others.


CGF, Others Seek Circuit Court Review in Major Second Amendment Lawsuit :: 02/15/2017

SAN FRANCISCO -( Today, attorneys for The Calguns Foundation (CGF), Second Amendment Foundation, and two individual plaintiffs filed a petition with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals seeking en banc (full-court) review of a wrongly-decided opinion that overturned the trial court’s judgment that California’s Waiting Period Laws violate the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution.


Bizarre Ninth Circuit Court Decision Makes Absolutely No Sense for California Gun Owners :: 02/14/2017

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has overturned a lower-court decision that would have struck down a 10-day waiting period for certain firearm purchases. The lower-court decision would have allowed existing gun owners and people with concealed-weapons permits to immediately take possession of a lawfully purchased firearm.


Bundy defense team to learn identity of federal agent investigated for misconduct :: 02/13/2017

A judge ordered the name to be released of the federal who was under investigation for misconduct and ethics violations and believed to be the supervising agent in charge during the 2014 standoff between Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, his supporters, and Bureau of Land Management officials.


Judge allows Seattle to withhold gun tax numbers :: 02/11/2017

A setback for gun rights advocates in Seattle.


Seventh Circuit Strikes Down Zoning Regulations and Age Restriction Governing Shooting Ranges :: 02/09/2017

On Jan. 18, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit struck down Chicago's zoning regulations limiting shooting ranges to only a small portion of the city, as well as the city's ban on minors entering shooting ranges, as unconstitutional violations of the Second Amendment.


No jail time for Kansas men who thought state law trumped NFA requirements :: 02/07/2017

A federal judge on Monday handed down probation to two men found guilty of violating federal law on manufacturing and possessing silencers despite their belief state law protected their actions.


Maryland county stun gun ban prompts Second Amendment lawsuit :: 02/06/2017

A nurse is challenging a Maryland county’s stun gun ban on Second Amendment grounds.


Federal court green-lights lawsuit challenging state's gun restriction policies for families :: 02/02/2017

URBANA — A federal judge recently denied the state’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit challenging its foster parent policies restricting firearms possession.


Judge rules federal gun laws trump Kansas exemptions :: 02/01/2017

A U.S. District judge ruled Tuesday that the Kansas Second Amendment Protection Act does not shield Kansans from being prosecuted under federal gun control laws.


Knoxville, NRA settle suit against gun ban in Chilhowee Park :: 01/31/2017

The National Rifle Association’s lawsuit over the Knoxville’s prohibition on concealed carry in an area park was settled in Knox County Circuit Court last week.


New Jersey man fights state gun permit law all the way to Supreme Court :: 01/30/2017

Claiming New Jersey’s gun permit laws are derived from slavery and motivated by racism, a man denied a license is set to have his case reviewed by the nation’s high court next month.


U.S. v. Robinson: Have Concealed Carriers Lost the 4th Amendment? :: 01/28/2017

If you CCW, don’t jump off the bridge yet just because of the 4th Circuit decision.


Federal court: Police can frisk anyone at stops, even those with carry permits :: 01/26/2017

A panel of the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday decided 12-4 that an officer is justified in searching a person if they suspect the individual has a weapon, even if that person may be legally armed.


Supreme Court shoots down appeal over Illinois concealed carry rules :: 01/24/2017

Justices in the U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal over Illinois concealed carry regulations Monday, keeping in place an Illinois system that requires gun owners to obtain a permit to carry a concealed handgun.


DA must return gun to man charged with waving it in road rage case, Pa. court says :: 01/23/2017

Saying no law in Pennsylvania specifically allows such a seizure, a state appeals court panel on Friday ordered Adams County officials to return a pistol to a driver who was accused of brandishing it during a road rage incident.


The Supreme Court's Next Gun Battle :: 01/20/2017

With minor exceptions, California bans the open carrying of firearms. State law allows the concealed carrying of a loaded handgun by those who pass a background check, take a training course, and demonstrate to their local sheriff or police chief that they have “good cause.”


Appeals court strikes down Chicago's restrictions on gun ranges :: 01/19/2017

The U.S. Court of Appeals on Wednesday handed Chicago another defeat in its effort to restrict the operation of gun ranges in the city.


SAF Attorneys File For Summary Judgment In Seattle Records Lawsuit :: 01/14/2017

BELLEVUE, Wash., Jan. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Attorneys representing the Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) and its news publication,, today filed for summary judgment in a lawsuit filed against the City of Seattle that alleges failure to comply with the state's Public Records Act (PRA).


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