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PA Bill Number: HB1725

Title: In inchoate crimes, prohibiting the possession of firearm at polling place.

Description: In inchoate crimes, prohibiting the possession of firearm at polling place. ...

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Last Action Date: Jul 17, 2019

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Firearms Preemption Meeting - 08/1/2019
Starlite Ballroom Social Hall (Fearless Fire Co) 1221 South Front Street, Allentown, PA

FOAC Monthly Meeting - 08/11/2019
South Fayette Township Municipal Building 515 Millers Run Road, Morgan, PA

Senator Jim Brewster's Annual 45th District Golf Classic - 08/19/2019
Youghiogheny Country Club 1901 Greenock Buena Vista Rd, McKeesport, PA

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Defense Stories

Texas Self-Defense: Manager of Fireworks Stand Wins Gunfight Against 2 Armed Robbers in Texas :: 01/01/2015

One alleged armed robber is in critical condition and another is on the run after they chose the wrong fireworks stand to rob in Texas.


Pennsylvania Self-Defense: Axe Handle-Wielding Suspect Killed, Another In Custody After Assault, Robbery Attempt :: 12/31/2014

DAISYTOWN (KDKA) — One suspect is in police custody and another is dead after shots were fired during an assault and attempted robbery Sunday night at a mobile home in Washington County.


Louisiana-Self-Defense: Man tries to take ex-girlfriend at gunpoint before new boyfriend fatally shoots him :: 12/20/2014

An early morning altercation between a woman, her ex-boyfriend and her current boyfriend ended with one man dead and the other injured after the ex-boyfriend attempted to forcefully take the woman at gunpoint from the River Ridge, Louisiana, home Sunday.


NOT MY NANA: Teen Kills Home Invader That Targeted His Grandmother :: 12/18/2014

A 14-year-old North Carolina boy shot and killed one of two drug-craving home invaders who were attempting to break into his grandparents’ home to steal her prescription drugs.


Ohio Self-Defense: Ohio Clerk Shoots 2nd Robber in Three Years :: 12/15/2014

Grayson Matthews, above, has bad luck. He has had to defend the family convenience store twice. Once, back in 2011, he shot a robber who was pretending to have a shotgun. That guy was wearing a plastic bag over his head with eye holes cut in it. It must have been hard to see out of. From


Shooting to Live :: 12/14/2014

Too often gun owners forget that defensive gun use is about saving lives.'s editor Bob Owens reports for the December issue of Townhall Magazine. 


ALABAMA: Birmingham Man Shoots Two Home Invaders :: 12/13/2014

A 68-year-old Alabama man was surprised by two robbers that came into his home through an unsecured window, but he wasn’t nearly as surprised as the two home invaders were when they started taking fire.


North Carolina: Farmer Returned Home After Receiving a Call From His Concerned Wife. As Soon as He Entered the House, Mayhem Broke Loose. :: 12/12/2014

It turned out to be anything but a normal Monday morning for one man in Lumberton, North Carolina.


Alabama: He Followed a Woman Home and Pushed His Way Inside. Little Did He Know What Was on the Other Side of the Door :: 12/11/2014

Samantha Cart was returning home from walking her dog early Tuesday morning in Avondale, Alabama, when an intruder burst through the door before she was able to lock it.


Colorado: Police: Witness shoots man 'manhandling' woman :: 12/11/2014

DENVER - A man is claiming self-defense after he allegedly shot another man who he said was involved in physical dispute with a woman. The victim suffered non-life threatening injuries.


Indy Indictment Draws Sharp Line Between Self-Defense and Criminal Homicide :: 12/11/2014

James Lowell Schlenkert, 27, was at an ATM outside a Chase bank location in Indianapolis in September when he claims that acquaintance Jason Pedro, 24, attempted to rob him.


The Lockbox Drill :: 12/11/2014

If you’re stuck in a static position inside a booth at an indoor range, this drill is useful for practicing home-defense handgun tactics. PDN Contributor Andy Loeffler demonstrates the lock-box drill, in which the shooter pictures himself being under attack in the confines of his home. The shooter must take the gun out of a locked box, load it and make accurate shots.


Washington Self-Defense: Concealed Carrier Holds Airport Burglary Suspect at Gunpoint Until Police Arrive :: 12/11/2014

A concealed carrier in Dallesport, Washington was responsible for capturing a burglar who broke into a small airport near his home.


Kansas: Resident of Topeka, KS Shoots Home Invader Who Broke His Nose With a Brick :: 12/10/2014

A resident of Topeka, KS is nursing a broken nose after a would-be home invader struck him in the face with a brick that was thrown through a window.


Arkansas: Pawn Shop Employee Pulls Gun, Wounds Robber, Foils Robbery Attempt :: 12/09/2014

A pair of criminals in Arkansas bit off more than they could chew when they tangled with the staff of C & S Pawn.


Mexico: Hundreds Of Armed Women Defend Mexican City From Cartels :: 12/09/2014

This week, hundreds of women in the Mexican town of Xaltianguis formed their own community defense organization to protect their town from organized crime. The women belong to a group called the Union of Peoples and Organizations of Guerrero State, or UPOEG.


North Carolina: Home Invaders Thought Disabled Vet Was an Easy Target - He Grabs a .45 and Proves Them Wrong :: 12/09/2014

A Vietnam veteran who is disabled and uses a walker to get around thinks he was targeted in a recent home invasion because the suspects thought he was an easy mark.


Arizona-Bakery Shootout: NO Restraints :: 11/28/2014

Arizona - -( I teach students to make a decision about being put under restraint before they get into a deadly force situation.


Washington-Mom Edmonds Shoots Intruder: Mom Shoots Intruder While Husband, Kids Sleep Inside Edmonds Home :: 11/28/2014

A mom in Edmonds shoots an intruder while her husband and children were sleeping, and the story has made its way on to the Internet. According to the New York Daily News, the incident occurred at the family’s Edmonds, Washington, home at 3:15 a.m. on Thursday. A man decided to try and break into the house, but he did not get very far. Despite trying to push his way past the woman, she had a gun — and she was not afraid to use it.


Washington-Gang member charged in home invasion, one burglar dead-Pierce County Prosecutor :: 11/27/2014

Pierce County Prosecutor Mark Lindquist charged Qiuordai Lewis Taylor, 17, with manslaughter in the first degree, assault in the first degree, robbery in the first degree, kidnapping in the first degree, burglary in the first degree and assault in the second degree. Taylor and two other men forced their way into a Lakewood couple's home, tied them up and stole several items. The husband shot one of the suspects, Taijon Vorhees, who later died.  Taylor is scheduled to be arraigned this afternoon at 1:30 p.m., in Pierce County Superior Court, Room 250. Duprea Romon Wilson pleaded not guilty on November 20th and is being held in lieu of $3 million bail.


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