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PA Bill Number: HB1590

Title: In sentencing, further providing for sentencing generally.

Description: In sentencing, further providing for sentencing generally. ...

Last Action: Re-committed to RULES

Last Action Date: Jun 15, 2021

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Defense Stories

Ohio Self-Defense: 911 call describes moments when an Ohio store employee shoots, kills would-be robber :: 06/21/2021

NEW CARLISLE, Ohio (WDTN) — The Clark County Coroner identified 21-year-old Gage Melton as the man who was shot and killed after he allegedly tried to rob a New Carlisle pizza shop Sunday night.


Alabama Self-Defense: Suspected robber killed in shootout at west Birmingham auto repair shop :: 06/19/2021

A shootout between an auto repair shop worker and a suspected robber left one of them dead Saturday morning.


Missouri Self-Defense: Police: Contractor shot man who forced his way inside Maggiano’s Little Italy overnight :: 06/17/2021

RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Mo. ( – A contractor working inside Maggiano’s Little Italy in Richmond Heights shot a man who forced his way inside overnight.


Texas Self-Defense: Carjacker shot by would-be victim at north Houston gas station, police say :: 06/15/2021

HOUSTON — Two carjacking attempts that led to shootings early Tuesday morning are believed to be connected, according to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office.


Louisiana Self Defense: Driver arms himself, stops carjacking on St. Charles Ave. :: 06/14/2021

NEW ORLEANS — Authorities say an attempted carjacking was thwarted after a driver armed himself with a gun and reportedly forced the carjacker from his car Sunday evening.


Louisiana Self-Defense: New Orleans Homeowner Shoots Intruder Who ‘Lunged At’ Him In His French Quarter Home :: 06/11/2021

Last week a tourist in New Orleans, 29-year-old Matthew Clark, began knocking on a number of doors in a residential section of the French Quarter. In surveillance video, Clark looks to be drunk, which would hardly be unusual for the area.


Texas Self-Defense: Homeowner shoots, kills tenant who kicked in his door in southeast Houston, police say :: 06/09/2021

HOUSTON – Houston police said they are questioning a homeowner accused of shooting and killing a former tenant in southeast Houston Tuesday. That homeowner told officers the man kicked in the front door of his home.


Washington Self-Defense: Victim turns tables on burglary and kidnapping suspect after drawing his own firearm :: 06/09/2021

PIERCE COUNTY, Wash. — A burglary in Pierce County turned into a kidnapping situation on Wednesday when a victim walked into a crime in progress.


Alaska Self Defense: Axe-Wielding Home Invader Shot By Armed Homeowner :: 06/08/2021

While most news outlets like CNN and the New York Times would like to pretend that defensive gun uses never happen, in actuality Americans are defending themselves every day from carjackers, home invaders, robbers, stalkers, and other assorted miscreants and malcontents. Here’s a sampling of several recent armed citizen stories that never caught the idea of the national news media, even though lives were saved in each and every one of these situations.


Pennsylvania Self-Defense: Man shot while trying to break into ex-girlfriend’s Mt. Oliver apartment :: 06/08/2021

MOUNT OLIVER, Pa. — One person was shot while trying to get into an apartment Tuesday morning in Mount Oliver, police said.


California Self Defense: Wife shoots man with knife running toward husband in Madera parking lot, police say :: 06/07/2021

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Madera Police investigators say surveillance video taken outside the Walmart on Cleveland Avenue is helping them make sense of the moments that led to a woman firing a gun for protection.


Georgia Self-Defense: Cops: 5 arrested after victim pulls out gun while being beaten, shoots attacker :: 06/07/2021

Five men were arrested on assault charges after Atlanta investigators determined they severely beat a man who in turn pulled out a gun and shot one of his attackers, officials said.


Massachusetts Self Defense: Man arrested after allegedly trying to rob, threaten woman on Dorchester golf course :: 06/07/2021

DORCHESTER, Mass. — A man was arrested after he allegedly tried to rob a woman before putting his hands around her neck and threatening to kill her in Dorchester on Sunday, according to Boston Police.


Ohio Self Defense: Shaker Square pizza shop owner tells Cleveland police he shot man who harassed, assaulted him :: 06/07/2021

 CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - A 61-year-old business owner told Cleveland Police he shot a man after he was verbally and physically assaulted at his restaurant.


Texas Self-Defense: Officials: Off-duty Texas deputy kills knife-wielding man :: 06/07/2021

NEEDVILLE, Texas (AP) — An off-duty Houston-area deputy shot and killed a knife-wielding man during a private event at a fraternal lodge, sheriff’s officials said Monday.


Texas Self Defense: Woman choked by ex-boyfriend shoots him to death in N. Harris Co., deputies say :: 06/07/2021

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) -- A woman shot and killed a man at a home in north Harris County Saturday afternoon, according to Harris County Sheriff's Office deputies.


Ohio Self-Defense: Police: Woman shoots man after he allegedly punches her and her baby :: 06/06/2021

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX) — Police say they are investigating a domestic violence situation turned shooting in northeast Columbus Sunday.


Florida Self-Defense: Domino’s driver shoots at brazen teen robber in Pine Manor :: 06/05/2021

LEE COUNTY, Fla – A robbery suspect picked the wrong delivery driver to target Wednesday night.


Louisiana Self-Defense: NOPD: French Quarter homeowner shoots, kills intruder :: 06/04/2021

New Orleans Police Department say a homeowner fatally shot and killed an intruder at a Dauphine Street residence Thursday evening,


Texas Self-Defense: Elderly resident in Houston shoots and kills home intruder :: 06/02/2021

LAREDO, TX. (KGNS) - An elderly man says he was only trying to protect himself when he shot and killed a man allegedly trying to break into his Houston home.


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