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PA Bill Number: SB1156

Title: In child protective services, further providing for definitions, for disposition and expunction of unfounded reports and general protective services ...

Description: In child protective services, further providing for definitions, for disposition and expunction of unfounded reports and general protective ...

Last Action: Removed from table

Last Action Date: May 25, 2016

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FOAC Monthly Meeting - June - 2016 - 06/12/2016
Scott Township Municipal Building 301 Lindsay Road, Carnegie, PA

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Quote Of The Week

"We repose an unwise confidence in any government, or in any men, when we invest them officially with too much, or an unnecessary quantity of, discretionary power." - Thomas Paine, Serious Address to the People of Philadelphia, 1778

Report suggests Fast & Furious tied to 69 killings :: 05/28/2016

Guns sold through Operation Fast and Furious were possibly connected to 69 killings, according to findings by a conservative government watchdog group.


RKBA & The Real Malcolm X Message :: 05/28/2016

USA –  -( In 1963, I saw Malcolm X speak in Harlem. Any who recall those times can appreciate how scary a figure he was claimed to be by our government and the news media.


Keep it clean this weekend; more on Couric controversy :: 05/28/2016

As millions of Americans head out this morning for the Memorial Day weekend, many taking guns along for some target practice, they should also take along some extra litter bags to clean up their mess before coming home Monday.


A History Of African-American Gun Advocacy - And Why It's Never Talked About :: 05/28/2016

When the U.S. Department of the Treasury announced last month that abolitionist Harriet Tubman would be the new face of the $20 bill, a new question arose: what will she look like? In her few posed portraits, Tubman appears stern, resolute, her hair often covered. But in other images, including a famous woodcut, Tubman is posed with a musket. Is it possible that she’ll hold a gun on the front of the new $20?


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Federal Appeals Court Halts DC Gun Rights Ruling :: 05/28/2016

A federal appeals court has halted a ruling by a lower court that declared unconstitutional part of the current concealed carry law in Washington, D.C.


Gun rights group sues over state law banning use of Assembly videos :: 05/27/2016

Second Amendment advocates are taking California officials into federal court arguing an obscure law preventing the use of videos taken during lawmaker debate violates the First Amendment.


D.C. moves to appeal ruling shooting down concealed carry law :: 05/27/2016

The District’s Attorney General is moving quickly to appeal a federal judge’s ruling which last week blocked city officials from requiring gun owners to provide a “good reason” in order to get a permit to carry a concealed firearm in the nation’s capital.


Pennsylvania: Court hands gun permit holders win in privacy violation suit :: 05/23/2016

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – A Pennsylvania appeals court is reviving a lawsuit by four people with permits to carry concealed weapons who argue the sheriff shouldn’t be sending notices about their permits by postcards without envelopes.


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Armed Citizens Saving Police Officers :: 05/28/2016

Arizona – -( This list was originally published by Ohioans for Concealed Carry PAC and then by the Kentucky Concealed Carry Coalition.  It has ceased to exist on those pages.  I found it on, where it was republished. It is a compilation worth keeping.  The list was originally published before February 8th, 2009.  It has not been updated since then.


Texas Self-Defense: Armed Robber Holding Residents at Gunpoint Loses Upper Hand :: 05/27/2016

An armed robber lost the upper hand early Wednesday morning with the roommates he was holding at gunpoint in the Madison Park Apartment Homes in southwest Houston.


Indiana Self-Defense: Man shoots wife's nunchuck-wielding ex-husband after cell phone dispute :: 05/26/2016

HENDRICKS COUNTY, Ind (WISH) – A man becomes his wife’s hero, after fighting off an intruder. That intruder, police say, was her ex-husband who was wielding nunchucks.


North Carolina Self-Defense: Homeowner Plugs Machete-Wielding Burglar :: 05/26/2016

In Sampson County, North Carolina, a homeowner was forced to shoot a burglar wielding a machete in his home Friday morning, the Sampson County Sheriff’s Office reported.


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