proposed laws

PA Bill Number: HB698

Title: In hunting and furtaking, further providing for unlawful devices and methods; and, in special licenses and permits, further providing for permits for ...

Description: In hunting and furtaking, further providing for unlawful devices and methods; and, in special licenses and permits, further providing for permi ...

Last Action: Third consideration and final passage (50-0)

Last Action Date: Nov 24, 2015

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FOAC Monthly Meeting - December - 2015 - 12/13/2015
Scott Township Municipal Building 301 Lindsay Rd., Scott Township, PA

Quote Of The Week

"They that can give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety." - Benjamin Franklin, Historical Review of Pennsylvania, 1759

Dangerous rights :: 11/25/2015

In debates with advocates of gun control, I often hear the claim that gun rights are distinct from other rights because of the danger of guns—presuming the advocates of control will admit that gun ownership and carry are, in fact, rights.


Good Boy Arrested after High Speed Chase, School Bus Crash, Shootout (PA) :: 11/25/2015

A 17-year-old thug that led Pennsylvania state troopers on a high-speed chase before wrecking into a school bus and getting into a firefight with them is potentially looking at decades in prison.


One-third of all Americans own a gun, it's time for TSA to stop discriminating :: 11/25/2015

If you have followed the news headlines lately, you know that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) – the bureaucracy responsible for ensuring the safety of our nation’s travelers – has seen better days.


Another gun stolen from federal official tied to San Francisco-area murder :: 11/25/2015

The fatal shooting of an Oakland muralist marks the second time in roughly two months that a gun stolen from a federal official allegedly was used in a San Francisco-area murder.


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Judge dismisses lawsuit challenging University of Michigan policy that bans guns from campus :: 11/25/2015

ANN ARBOR, Michigan — A lawsuit challenging the University of Michigan's campus anti-gun policy has been dismissed.


L-3's EOTech to pay gov't $25.6 million in fraud case :: 11/25/2015

The parent company of optics maker EOTech agreed to pay the government $25.6 million Tuesday for selling defective optics to military and federal law enforcement agencies.


Alabama high court denies city's appeal in open carry case :: 11/24/2015

The Alabama Supreme Court last week decided not to rehear a case dealing with open carry that it decided in favor of a gun rights advocate earlier this summer.


In D.C. gun-law case, appeals court debate focuses on judge's authority :: 11/23/2015

A federal appeals court considering the District’s strict laws for carrying concealed firearms was consumed Friday with the technical question of who should preside over the case.


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At least 40 School Districts in Ohio allow Teachers to Carry Permitted Concealed Handguns :: 11/25/2015

In Ohio, around 40 school districts now allow teachers with concealed carry licenses to carry their weapons in class. In upstate Ohio there is top level, extraordinary teacher training.


Florida Self-Defense: Shot during robbery, jewelry store owner fires back, kills suspect :: 11/24/2015

A Jacksonville jewelry store owner is recovering from a gunshot wound after he was shot during a robbery Thursday night, but despite his injuries, he managed to fire back on the suspects, killing one.


Ohio Self-Defense: Gas station employee shot trespasser :: 11/23/2015

A gas station employee shot a man who pulled a gun and refused to leave the store Friday night, police said.


New Mexico Self-Defense: Armed senior couple holds burglar at gunpoint until police arrive :: 11/23/2015

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque couple turned the tables on a burglar caught loading their belongings into his car.


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