proposed laws

PA Bill Number: SB166

Title: In criminal history record information, further providing for expungement of criminal history record.

Description: In criminal history record information, further providing for expungement of criminal history record. ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Feb 26, 2015

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Firearms Law Seminar - 03/7/2015
Berks - Fire/Water Restorations 1145 Commons Blvd., Reading, PA 19605

Beaver County Sportsmen's Conservation League 2nd Amendment Action Day Banquet - 03/7/2015
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FOAC Monthly Meeting - March - 2015 - 03/8/2015
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Quote Of The Week

"Honor, justice, and humanity, forbid us tamely to surrender that freedom which we received from our gallant ancestors, and which our innocent posterity have a right to receive from us. We cannot endure the infamy and guilt of resigning succeeding generations to that wretchedness which inevitably awaits them if we basely entail hereditary bondage on them." - Thomas Jefferson (1775)

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Here’s what’s wrong with The University of Texas/Texas Tribune poll about firearm carrying laws in Texas. When it comes to rights, polls don’t matter. Rights are rights, whether popular or unpopular. They’re derived from our Creator, not from popular consent.


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FedEx Refuses To Ship Milling Tool That Makes Untraceable Metal Gun Parts :: 02/26/2015

Exactly how much of a gun is a machine that makes untraceable metal gun parts? That’s a question FedEx wrestled with, as they debated whether or not to ship a machine milling tool developed by Second Amendment advocates Defense Distributed.


Constitutional Carry: Bill would eliminate permits for concealed carry in WV :: 02/26/2015

Concealed carry permits may become a thing of the past if West Virginia becomes the fifth state not to require concealed handgun permits.  State lawmakers are pushing a bill that would eliminate concealed carry permits in the state, passing it out of committee Monday and onto the Senate Floor.


PA Preemption - Dauphin County judge strikes down three of Harrisburg's gun ordinances :: 02/26/2015

A Dauphin County Judge on Wednesday struck down three of Harrisburg's five gun ordinances, concluding they are illegal under Pennsylvania law.


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One Man's Account of Applying for Concealed Carry Permit in D.C.: 'There Goes My Right to Bear Arms' :: 02/22/2015

Following a federal judge’s decision to strike down a ban on carrying handguns in Washington, D.C., Washington Free Beacon’s Stephen Gutowski applied for a concealed carry permit. He reportedly filled out a “bunch of paperwork,” gave the city his fingerprints and paid $110. Three months later, he was informed by the city that he didn’t demonstrate a “special need for self-protection distinguishable from the general community.” His application was denied.


Hero Dog Survives Being Shot Twice After Defending His Owner During Home Invasion :: 02/26/2015

The popular quote says “dogs are a man’s best friend”. It’s a rare breed of best friend that will take a bullet for you, however that’s exactly what Legend, a bull-mastiff mix from Tampa, Florida did last week.


Kelly Clarkson: Pro-Animal, Pro-Legalized Pot, Pro-Gun :: 02/26/2015

On Wedesday, US Weekly published a “25 Things You Don’t Know About Me” interview with Kelly Clarkson in which readers learn that Clarkson loves animals, believes pot should be legal, and has a concealed handgun license for self-defense.


FOX 5's Emily Miller gets DC gun carry permit approved :: 02/26/2015

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A Catawba County homeowner used a shotgun to defend his home against two intruders.  Shooting and killing one, while the second is still outstanding.  The homeowner initially heard them break in and grabbed his shotgun and called the police.  When the intruders kicked in a hall door and came towards the homeowner and his wife, the homeowner he fired one shot, striking one of the intruders in the chest, killing him.  The second subject fled the home and is still out standing.