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PA Bill Number: HB1762

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for large capacity ammunition magazine permit and for large capacity ammunition magazines ...

Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for large capacity ammunition magazine permit and for large capacity ammunition magazines ... ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Aug 16, 2019

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Supreme Court May Hear Case That Could Leave The 2A In Disarray :: 08/05/2019

North Carolina-based Remington Arms has asked the Supreme Court to decide, once and for all, if gun manufacturers should be held responsible for crimes committed with their product. Remington has been in a drawn out legal battle with a survivor and families of the Sandy Hook shooting that took place in Sandy Hook, Connecticut in 2012. The gunman used a Bushmaster XM15-E2S, commonly referred to as an AR-15, to carry out his attack that left 26 dead, including 20 children and seven adults. One of the victims was his mother.

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Judge dismisses challenge to rule banning firearms at House :: 08/03/2019

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A judge has dismissed a lawsuit that sought to reverse a rule banning firearms inside Representatives Hall in the New Hampshire Statehouse.

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Florida AG's To Appeal Anti-Gun Ruling, Not All Officials Happy With That :: 08/01/2019

When a Florida judge decided that preemption laws should amount to nothing more than a strong suggestion, he went against the bulk of the Florida state government’s official position on the subject.

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Judge upholds New Jersey limit on gun ammunition :: 07/31/2019

TRENTON, New Jersey -- A federal judge on Monday upheld New Jersey's law that lowers the number of bullets a gun can hold, dismissing a lawsuit filed by a gun rights group.

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Gun rights group seeks to overturn Maryland's concealed carry laws in court :: 07/29/2019

A gun rights advocacy group is challenging Maryland’s concealed carry gun laws in a lawsuit filed against the state’s Handgun Permit Review Board.

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Conservatives, How Much Longer Are You Willing To Play The Judicial Supremacist Game? :: 07/26/2019

The blunt reality is that unless and until President Donald Trump openly defies a lawless court order — ideally one that takes the form of an unconstitutional "nationwide injunction" — and thus strikes a grievous, Lincoln-esque blow against the constitutionally fallacious soft tyranny of judicial supremacy, nothing else that happens in our politics will ever matter.

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Federal Court: Semi-autos indistinguishable from M-16s :: 07/26/2019

A federal judge this week upheld California’s ban on many popular semi-auto firearms, saying they were “essentially indistinguishable from M-16s.”

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Firearms Ban Covering U.S. Capitol Grounds Upheld on Appeal :: 07/20/2019

The firearms ban covering U.S. Capitol grounds doesn’t violate due process or the Second Amendment, a federal appeals court has ruled.

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A New Gun Control Law In Illinois Leads To An Even Newer Lawsuit :: 07/18/2019

Well that didn’t take long.  Yesterday the new law requiring gun shops in Illinois get licensed by the state went into effect, but as it turns out, a few hours beforehand a lawsuit was filed challenging the newly enacted statute.  The litigation, brought by the Illinois State Rifle Association and several members who are gun store owners, makes the argument that the Firearms Dealer License Certification Act violates the state’s constitution as well as the state’s Administrative Procedures Act.

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PA Supreme Court - PSP Must Prove Firearm Moved in Interstate Commerce to Deny Individual under Federal Law :: 07/18/2019

In a surprising and unanimous decision issued yesterday in Navarro v. Pennsylvania State Police, 72 MAP 2018, 2019 WL 3209478, at *1 (Pa. July 17, 2019) – continuing a line of decisions from the Court where it has breathed new life into constitutional rights – the Pennsylvania Supreme Court held that for the Pennsylvania State Police (“PSP”) to deny an individual pursuant to an alleged federal firearms disability, the PSP must prove, in addition to the person being prohibited under 18 U.S.C. § 922(g), that the firearm moved in interstate commerce.

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PA SUPREME COURT – PSP MUST PROVE FIREARM MOVED IN INTERSTATE COMMERCE TO DENY INDIVIDUAL UNDER FEDERAL LAW :: 07/18/2019

In a surprising and unanimous decision issued yesterday in Navarro v. Pennsylvania State Police, 72 MAP 2018, 2019 WL 3209478, at *1 (Pa. July 17, 2019) – continuing a line of decisions from the Court where it has breathed new life into constitutional rights – the Pennsylvania Supreme Court held that for the Pennsylvania State Police (“PSP”) to deny an individual pursuant to an alleged federal firearms disability, the PSP must prove, in addition to the person being prohibited under 18 U.S.C. § 922(g), that the firearm moved in interstate commerce.

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Injunction To Be Filed In Lawsuit Challenging California Ammo-Law Train-Wreck :: 07/06/2019

California – -(AmmoLand.com)- The problems encountered since the new ammunition background check system was put into effect on July 1st 2019, have far surpassed what we predicted, and we predicted a train wreck.

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Las Vegas shooting victim's parents sue gunmaker over daughter's death :: 07/04/2019

The parents of a woman killed in the 2017 Las Vegas shooting said Wednesday they would sue the gun manufacturers who advertised their products as easy to modify into semi-automatic weapons, similar to what was used by the shooter in a calamity that left 58 people dead and several hundred wounded.

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Lawsuit Filed Over California's Ban On Gun Sales To People Under 21 :: 07/03/2019

California is one of a handful of states that decided to make it illegal for an 18-year-old to exercise their constitutional right to keep and bear arms in the wake of the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The thinking, if you can call it that, is that by banning people under 21 from buying a gun, we will be able to prevent some percentage of mass shootings.

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Challenge to NJ's May Issue Handgun Rule Filed with Supreme Court :: 07/02/2019

Glassboro, NJ –  -(AmmoLand.com)- Through a series of events that were not necessarily unpredictable, another case challenging the Right to Keep and Bear arms in New Jersey has been denied review. Cheeseman v Pollillo is one of the latest cases that has worked its way through the system, only to be denied review by the New Jersey Supreme Court.

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Seeking gun rights back, Iowa farmer gets arrested instead :: 07/02/2019

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Retired farmer Allan Phillips had been out of legal trouble for 40 years when he asked Iowa's governor to restore the gun rights he lost in 1978.

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Federal Judge Moves Forward Suit Over California Gun Registration :: 06/28/2019

A federal judge on Thursday refused to dismiss a lawsuit by California gun owners who claim they were unable to comply with the state’s latest registration law because the state’s internet-based registration system does not work properly.

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U.S. District Court Rules In Favor Of Del Mar Gun Shows In CA :: 06/21/2019

The anti-gun sentiment in California is so strong that gun shows are actively opposed. Nevermind that licensed gun dealers who man the majority of the booths at gun shows are required by federal law to conduct background checks, making them little different from a gun store. Anti-gunners don’t care.

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Illinois Supreme Court to hear gun owner identification law challenge :: 06/13/2019

A case challenging Illinois’ Firearm Owners Identification card law is headed to the Illinois Supreme Court, but a gun rights group said it could end up in the nation's highest court.

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Supreme Court refuses to consider whether Second Amendment protects gun silencers :: 06/11/2019

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court refused Monday to decide if the Second Amendment protects gun silencers such as the one used in last month's Virginia Beach shooting that killed 12 people.

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