proposed laws

PA Bill Number: HB1030

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for persons not to possess, use, manufacture, control, sell or transfer firearms and for ...

Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for persons not to possess, use, manufacture, control, sell or transfer firearms and for ...

Last Action:

Last Action Date: Jul 28, 2015

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upcoming events

Oil City Open Carry Walk - 08/8/2015
Days Inn 1 Seneca St., Oil City, PA

CGOPA - 2nd Annual Family Firearms Safety Picnic - 08/8/2015
Peace Valley Park 170 N. Chapman Rd., Doylestown, PA

FOAC Monthly Meeting - August - 2015 - 08/9/2015
Scott Township Municpal Building 301 Lindsay Road Carnegie PA 15106

Quote Of The Week

"Our legislators are not sufficiently apprized of the rightful limits of their power; that their true office is to declare and enforce only our natural rights and duties, and to take none of them from us." - Thomas Jefferson, Letter to Francis W. Gilmer, 1816

WaPo, MSNBC choked: Americans support gun rights, carrying sidearms :: 07/30/2015

The Washington Post must have choked yesterday when it published a blog headlining the fact that Americans “increasingly see more guns as the solution, not the problem,” while a new Quinnipiac poll released yesterday – and covered by the Denver Post – shows Colorado voters oppose tougher gun laws by a 56-39 percent margin.


Key Democrat Pours Cold Water on Gun Background Checks Bill :: 07/29/2015

A recent string of mass shootings has Democrats and gun safety advocates renewing their call for legislation to require background checks for firearm purchases. But West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin, the Democratic co-author of the bill, says it's going nowhere fast.


Q-Poll: Colorado Voters Oppose Tougher Gun Laws :: 07/29/2015

Well, what do you know; Colorado voters really don’t want tougher gun laws, according to a Quinnipiac poll. At the same time, the majority of Coloradoans approve of the job that Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper is doing:


More Americans carry guns - and feel safer :: 07/29/2015

Americans are increasingly convinced that owning a gun makes them safer. A new Rasmussen poll found that an overwhelming majority of Americans (68 percent) "feel safer in a neighborhood where guns are allowed." And a series of polls by Gallup, the Pew Research Center, and ABC News and the Washington Post show similar results.


Courts hand down another pro-gun victory in 'Docs vs Glocks' case :: 07/29/2015

A federal court Tuesday rejected a request for rehearing over Florida’s law prohibiting health care workers from asking about their patient’s firearms, lifting a long-standing injunction.


University Of Cincinnati Officer Indicted For Murder Of Motorist-School Evacuated :: 07/29/2015

We haven’t been following the killing of Sam Dubose, the black motorist who was shot by a University of Cincinnati police officer, as there simply wasn’t a lot of information about it until recently.


Callous Parents Of 17 Y/O Who Shot His Friend Think He Shouldn't Face Charges :: 07/27/2015

Every once in a while I come across a story that frustrates me to the point that I have to put down my laptop and walk away for a bit. The senseless killing of MacKeon ‘Mackey’ Schulte by his friend Seth Culver, and the reaction of Culver’s parents, is one of those instances.


Federal judge rules Pa. third-party candidate requirements unconstitutional :: 07/26/2015

A federal judge ruled Friday that Pennsylvania’s Election Code set an unconstitutionally high bar on third-party political candidates by both requiring them to gather more signatures than Democrats or Republicans — and to defend those signatures’ validity in court.


This Is Why We Carry: Maine Police Stand By During Murders, Arson :: 07/29/2015

Civil society is based on one thing and one thing alone: the rule of law.  We abide each other, our neighbors, and strangers all upon the basis that the law will be enforced to protect us and enable good commerce. A lot of gun control advocates will tell you all about how the police are sufficient to protect you.


Texas Self-Defense: Texas Pastor Shoots Intruder :: 07/28/2015

Some people are under the impression to that to be a Christian, one must be a pacifist.  That isn’t the wisest of assertions, as a serial criminal breaking into The Church of New Beginnings in Baytown, Texas, learned the hard way:


Ohio Self-Defense: Concealed Carrier Named Patrick Ewing Stops Attempted Mass Shooting In Cincinnati :: 07/28/2015

A 62-year-old Cincinnati man is in jail after pulling two guns and opening fire on four people, including an infant:


Blacks And Hispanics Are Lining Up For Their Concealed Carry Permits In Chicago :: 07/28/2015

The Land of Lincoln was the last state to recognize concealed carry rights in July of 2013 after the U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the state’s law banning the carrying of firearms in public was unconstitutional in December of 2012.