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PA Bill Number: HR620

Title: Directing the Joint State Government Commission to conduct a study regarding identifying and evaluating all categories of individuals in this ...

Description: Directing the Joint State Government Commission to conduct a study regarding identifying and evaluating all categories of individuals in this ... ...

Last Action: Reported as committed

Last Action Date: Dec 9, 2019

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Supreme Court Turns Away Appeal In Concealed Carry Case :: 12/13/2019

We’re still waiting to learn what the Supreme Court will do with the challenge to a New York City gun law that it heard earlier this month, but we do know that the Court has now rejected an appeal in a Fourth Amendment case brought by a Pennsylvania county that challenged a state Supreme Court ruling involving police stops and concealed firearms.


Man Wounded in California Synagogue Shooting Sues for Breaching Duty of Reasonable Care :: 12/09/2019

In this Monday, April 29, 2019, file photo, Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein, right, comforts Almog Peretz, center, as they attend the funeral for Lori Kaye, who was killed Saturday when a gunman opened fire inside the Chabad of Poway synagogue in Poway, Calif.


New Lawsuit Seeks To Stop Nevada's Red Flag Law From Taking Effect :: 12/06/2019

Conservative activists in Nevada have filed a legal challenged to the state’s “red flag” firearms seizure law, which is set to take effect on January 1st. NevadaCAN, a “citizens action network” in the state, says the new law is unconstitutional, violating both the Second and Fourth Amendment rights of gun owners in the state.


Supreme Court Decision Blocks Lawsuit Against Armslist :: 11/27/2019

The Supreme Court turned away an appeal by the daughter of a woman killed in a shooting at a Wisconsin spa in 2012, who was hoping to sue the website by claiming the site was liable for the suspect in the shooting acquiring his firearms.


Court won't revive suit against gun site over spa shooting :: 11/25/2019

WASHINGTON (November 25, 2019) — The Supreme Court won’t revive a lawsuit against a firearms website over a suburban Milwaukee spa shooting.


Democrat Judge Upholds University Of Missouri's Campus Gun Ban :: 11/21/2019

A former Democrat state lawmaker turned circuit court judge has upheld the University of Missouri’s ban on firearms in a case brought by a university professor who sought the ability to leave a firearm locked in the trunk of his car while at work.


Anti-Gunners: Symposium: Disrupting the consensus on Second Amendment doctrine would be a mistake :: 11/20/2019

In one sense, the stakes in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. City of New York couldn’t be lower: The challenged regulation, a one-of-a-kind New York City restriction on transporting licensed handguns outside city limits, has already been repealed, arguably rendering the case moot. But when it comes to Second Amendment doctrine and methodology, the stakes are higher than they’ve been in a decade.


Ohio Supreme Court To Decide Whether Gun Owners Can Drink At Home :: 11/18/2019

The idea of alcohol prohibition was settled almost a century ago when the Volstead Act was repealed by yet another constitutional amendment. It’s the only amendment that’s been passed, then repealed a short time later. In truth, prohibition was a complete and total disaster.


Gun Owners Seek Injunction Against California's Age-Based Ban :: 11/14/2019

SAN DIEGO, CA-( Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced the filing of an amended complaint and new motion for a preliminary injunction in the case of Matthew Jones, et al. v. Attorney General Xavier Becerra, et al., a federal Second Amendment challenge to California’s ban on gun purchases by legal adults under age 21. The court filings are available online at


Papa John's worker acquitted for shooting would-be intruder outside St. Louis restaurant :: 11/14/2019

ST. LOUIS — Clinton Eckenrodt fatally shot an intoxicated man last year outside a Papa John’s pizza store on South Grand Boulevard.


The Colorado Supreme Court Is Considering Undoing The State's Ban On Magazine Limits :: 11/14/2019

Gun rights groups are urging the Colorado Supreme Court to follow guidance from the U.S. Supreme Court to throw out the state’s ban on gun magazines that hold more than 15 rounds.


Supreme Court lets Sandy Hook families' lawsuit against gunmaker proceed :: 11/12/2019

The Supreme Court is allowing families of the Sandy Hook massacre to proceed with a lawsuit against gun manufacturer Remington Arms. A survivor and relatives of nine victims of the Newtown, Conn., school shooting filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Remington in 2015 over its Bushmaster AR-15-style rifle, saying the company should have never sold such a dangerous weapon to the public and alleges it targeted younger, at-risk males in marketing and video games.


NRA Drops Lawsuit Over 'Terrorist' Label :: 11/08/2019

When the city of San Francisco voted to label the National Rifle Association as “terrorists,” it upset a lot of folks. The idea of labeling someone a terrorist isn’t something to be done lightly. Further, there were absolutely no grounds for it. One would be hardpressed to find any links between the NRA and any mass shooter, much less one who was politically motivated.


Harvard law students ask for right-of-center legal clinics to balance leftist clinics :: 11/06/2019

Harvard Law School offers “unparalleled clinical education” for students – if they’re politically progressive.


SCOTUS To Decide If It Will Hear Case Stemming From Sandy Hook :: 11/06/2019

The Supreme Court doesn’t hear every case brought before it. It decides which cases it wants to hear and which cases it doesn’t. Ever since the McDonald decision almost a decade ago, though, the Court has been reticent to hear any further cases on the good old Second Amendment. Countless others have been declined.


Missouri Man Who Brought Rifle To Walmart Takes Guilty Plea :: 11/05/2019

You may remember the story of Dmitriy Andreychenko from a couple of months ago. He’s the young man from Missouri who thought it would be a good idea to strap on some body armor, grab his AR-15, and take a little stroll while filming himself inside his local Walmart as a “test” of his Second Amendment rights just days after the shootings at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas.


Dozens Of Members Of Congress Urge SCOTUS To Hear This Gun Case :: 11/01/2019

Ninety-four members of Congress are asking the Supreme Court to hear a challenge to a Massachusetts “assault weapons ban” enacted by Attorney General Maura Healey, who announced in 2016 that the ban, which was originally passed in 1998, had been wrongly interpreted for the past eighteen years, and was actually far broader and more all-encompassing than the way it had originally been enforced. Gun owners, firearms retailers, and Second Amendment groups cried foul and sued over Healey’s decision, which amounted to new law via a legal opinion rather than legislation.


Judge Blocks Last Minute Bid to Stop Oklahoma's Permitless Carry Law :: 10/31/2019

An Oklahoma County judge on Wednesday afternoon denied an attempt by opponents of Oklahoma’s new permitless carry law to stop the legislation from taking effect on Friday. The last minute legal maneuver was the latest attempt to block the law by State Rep. Jason Lowe, who claimed that the bill authorizing permitless carry violates a state law requiring legislation to deal with a single subject. It’s an argument without merit, and Judge Don Andrews declined to issue an injunction that would stop the law from taking effect.


The Truth About America's Founding and Slavery :: 10/31/2019

The New York Times’ 1619 Project is the latest attempt from the left to retell history. But Allen Guelzo thinks the Times made some key errors. “The hope of many members of the Constitutional Convention, that slavery could be abolished, was linked to their conviction that the abolition of slavery was simply one more step that needed to be taken to free us from the inheritance of British colonialism and British imperialism,” Guelzo, a research scholar at Princeton University, says. “The 1619 Project tends to invert that.”


Assault On Firearm Industry Fails: Federal Court Dismisses Ohio Lawsuit :: 10/23/2019

On October 9, a federal court in Ohio considered and dismissed, with prejudice, a lawsuit against Smith & Wesson, Remington, Sig Sauer, and other gun manufacturers, arising from a class action brought by Primus Group LLC. Primus Group LLC v. Smith & Wesson Corp., et al, No. 2:19-cv-3450, 2019 WL 5067211 (S.D. Ohio, Oct. 9, 2019).


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