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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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Legal News

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.


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.


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.”


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.


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.


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

Fayetteville, AR –-( 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.


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."


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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