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PA Bill Number: HB1573

Title: In special licenses and permits, further providing for exotic wildlife dealer permits.

Description: In special licenses and permits, further providing for exotic wildlife dealer permits. ...

Last Action: Referred to GAME AND FISHERIES

Last Action Date: Sep 30, 2015

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"If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude than the animated contest of freedom, go from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains sit lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that you were our countrymen!" - Samuel Adams, speech to the State House in Philadelphia, 1776

Gun laws across U.S. in balance as Supreme Court considers Chicago case :: 10/12/2015

Gun rights advocates are urging the Supreme Court to strike down a local Chicago ordinance prohibiting semiautomatic "assault weapons" that can carry more than 10 rounds.


Sorry, Mr. President, England Had a 'Mass Shooting' Saturday :: 10/12/2015

The constant claim from gun control activists is that “mass shootings don’t happen in any other developed country.” Which is strange, because Mexico is fairly developed and they have mass shootings on a regular basis. I guess only “proper” developed countries count, places like France, Germany and England. Speaking of England, something happened Saturday afternoon that directly contradicts the President’s statements on the matter: there was a mass shooting . . .


Pa. high court: Justices 'disturbed' by reports of Eakin emails :: 10/12/2015

HARRISBURG — Justices on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court said Monday they were “disturbed” by revelations about an alleged email exchange of explicit photos or offensive jokes between one of their colleagues, Justice Michael Eakin, and prosecutors.


The lie that defines Heather Arnet's Pa. Senate campaign :: 10/11/2015

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SCOTUS Watch: 'Assault Weapons' Bans :: 10/12/2015

Jazz Shaw, our friend over at our sister site Hot Air, wrote about a looming decision about Second Amendment rights from the Supreme Court that could come as early as this Tuesday. It deals with Chicago’s ordinance that bans semi-automatic rifles that carry more than 10 rounds (via LA Times):


Amicus brief on history of right to carry, in Wrenn v. DC :: 10/10/2015

Should D.C. residents have the same right to the licensed carry of defensive handguns as the people in most states? That is the issue currently before the D.C. Circuit, in Wrenn v. District of Columbia.


Beating of Warren burglary suspect raises questions on 'stand your ground' limits :: 10/09/2015

A Warren man who was beaten after allegedly breaking into a home in his town on Monday is in critical condition in a Worcester hospital, while the man accused of assaulting him is free on $10,000 bail.


Father of Marysville school shooter convicted of gun charges :: 10/01/2015

The father of the teen who killed four classmates at Marysville-Pilchuck High School last fall was convicted Tuesday of illegally possessing a half-dozen firearms, including the one his son used in the shooting.


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South Carolina Self-Defense: Would-be Waffle House robber dies after having been shot by customer :: 10/12/2015

The Waffle House crew was busily going about its typical early-morning ritual — smothering and scrambling breakfast, clanking through the dirty dishes — when a robber jolted them out of their routine.


Arizona Self-Defense: Gilbert man shot by daughter during family dispute :: 10/12/2015

GILBERT, Ariz. (AP) — Gilbert police say a woman who allegedly shot her father was acting in self-defense during a family dispute.


Indiana Self-Defense: Sword-wielding woman uses medieval combat skills to stop intruder :: 10/12/2015

INDIANAPOLIS — When a man broke into Karen Dolley's home Thursday night, her training in medieval combat came in handy. So did her sword.


Connecticut Self-Defense: Cafe Patron Shoots Armed Robber Dead. Because Concealed Carry. Again. :: 10/12/2015

By Brandon via We recently reported on an armed citizen at a Waffle House who stopped an armed robbery, because concealed carry. Here we are again, this time at a cafe in Connecticut. Police were called to Cafe Azzurri in Waterbury at 2:30 am Saturday in response to reports of gunfire.  By the time they arrived, one man was found shot and declared dead at the scene . . .


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