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PA Bill Number: HB785

Title: In minors, providing for the offense of access to firearms by minors; and imposing penalties.

Description: In minors, providing for the offense of access to firearms by minors; and imposing penalties. ...

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Last Action Date: Mar 5, 2021

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Florida Self Defense: Granddad shoots one of two armed home invaders in ill-fated heist — and victim's granddaughter came up with idea for the crime, cops say :: 03/06/2021

The good news? A 65-year-old Florida homeowner successfully fought back against two armed home invaders Thursday morning — managing to turn the tables on the pair by using his own gun and shooting one of them before they took off from his Pensacola residence, WKRG-TV reported.

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Alabama Self Defense: 'Stand Your Ground' law may apply to Daphne domestic shooting :: 03/05/2021

A man is dead following a shooting in Daphne. Police say the domestic incident happened at the Ashley Gates Apartments on Van Avenue about 11 p.m. Wednesday night. Police say it’s a case of a new boyfriend shooting and killing the ex-husband, and it appears to be a "Stand Your Ground" case.

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North Carolina Self Defense: "I shot him twice." 911 calls reveal frantic moments after man allegedly pushes his way inside off-duty deputy’s home :: 03/03/2021

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. (WECT) - One day after a shooting at the home of a New Hanover County sheriff’s deputy, WECT is learning new details about what led to the incident. Neighbors say the deputy who fired the weapon is a mother of three, who was off-duty at home with her kids when a neighbor ran to her for help.

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Florida Self Defense: Man in Critical Condition After Bringing Two Knives to a Gunfight :: 03/01/2021

WILLISTON, FLORIDA – Most of us have heard the statement “don’t bring a knife to a gunfight” ad nauseum…right?  Well, on Thursday a Florida man took it up a notch and discovered the hard way that bringing two knives to a gunfight really doesn’t work any better than one. After he stabbed two people, he was shot by a neighbor.

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Florida Self Defense: Office employee shoots man during machete attack, Orlando police say :: 03/01/2021

ORLANDO, Fla. – Orlando police officers were at a staffing business Tuesday after a man attacked two employees there with a machete. One of the employees took out a gun and shot the attacker, according to officers.

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Louisiana Self Defense: Police: Man killed in Shreveport home invasion, woman injured :: 03/01/2021

SHREVEPORT, La. - Police say a 23-year-old  man, who forced his way into a home late Monday night in Shreveport's Cedar Grove neighborhood, was shot and killed.

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All 50 states now allow you to carry a concealed handgun in restaurants that serve alcohol :: 02/21/2021

With Montana Governor Greg Gianforte signing HB 102 into law on Thursday, February 18th, 2021, 2021, Montana now allows to open carry, carry concealed without a permit, or carry concealed with a CWP, in a bank, a restaurant with a liquor license, or a bar. Thirty-four states now also allow people to carry concealed in bars.

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Pennsylvania Self-Defense: Woman shoots, injures intruder in North Philadelphia: Police :: 02/21/2021

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Philadelphia police say a woman turned the tables on an intruder early Sunday morning, shooting and critically injuring him.

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Florida Self-Defense: Man in Critical Condition After Bringing Two Knives to a Gunfight :: 02/20/2021

WILLISTON, FLORIDA – Most of us have heard the statement “don’t bring a knife to a gunfight” ad nauseum…right?  Well, on Thursday a Florida man took it up a notch and discovered the hard way that bringing two knives to a gunfight really doesn’t work any better than one. After he stabbed two people, he was shot by a neighbor.

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Louisiana Self-Defense: Louisiana shooting spree leaves 3 dead; armed citizens credited with saving lives :: 02/20/2021

Armed citizens were credited with limiting fatalities in a shooting in Louisiana on Saturday that left three people dead, including the suspect, according to authorities.

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Florida Self-Defense: Driver shot to death on I-95 after crash, argument :: 02/19/2021

JUPITER, Fla. (CBS12) — A dispute between two drivers ended with one shooting the other dead on I-95 on Friday afternoon.

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South Carolina Self-Defense: Vietnam vet, 82, fights off armed home intruder who attacked wife: cops :: 02/18/2021

A Vietnam veteran bludgeoned an armed home intruder with a shotgun on Monday after the suspect forced his way inside the South Carolina home and attacked his wife with a large knife, according to a report.

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Pennsylvania Self-Defense: Armed Citizen Shoots, Stops Philly Carjacker :: 02/17/2021

2020 was one of the worst years in history for homicides in Philadelphia, but the murder rate so far this year is even higher. As of last week, homicides were up 55% compared to same time period in 2020, and city officials seem unable or unwilling to effectively address the surge in violence.

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Florida Self Defense: Office employee shoots man during machete attack, Orlando police say :: 02/16/2021

ORLANDO, Fla. – Orlando police officers were at a staffing business Tuesday after a man attacked two employees there with a machete. One of the employees took out a gun and shot the attacker, according to officers.

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Virginia Self-Defense: Watch a Dramatic Use of a Gun in Self-Defense That Didn’t Make News :: 02/16/2021

If a defensive use of a firearm goes unreported in the media and nobody hears about it, does it really count?

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North Carolina Self-Defense: 12-year-old shoots home intruder after 73-year-old woman shot during robbery :: 02/15/2021

According to officials, a 12-year-old boy shot and killed a home intruder in self-defense after two armed suspects broke into a Goldsboro home and shot a 73-year-old woman.

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Florida Self-Defense: Sheriff: Father of 3 shoots, kills burglar at Polk County home :: 02/09/2021

POLK COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) — A Polk County man shot and killed a suspected burglar outside his Frostproof home Sunday morning.

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Louisiana Self-Defense: Police: Man killed in Shreveport home invasion, woman injured :: 02/09/2021

SHREVEPORT, La. - Police say a 23-year-old  man, who forced his way into a home late Monday night in Shreveport's Cedar Grove neighborhood, was shot and killed.

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Nevada Self-Defense: Las Vegas police provide details of deadly shooting outside Las Vegas gun range :: 02/09/2021

UPDATE -- Las Vegas police on Monday provided additional details of what led to the fatal shooting of a suspect last week.

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California Self-Defense: Suspect shot dead by neighbor after killing mother and stabbing father in Apple Valley :: 02/08/2021

APPLE VALLEY, Calif. (VVNG.com) — A 33-year-old Apple Valley man was shot and killed by an elderly neighbor after allegedly stabbing his step-mother to death and critically injuring his father.

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