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PA Bill Number: SB531

Title: In general provisions, providing for findings regarding firearms and ammunition; and, in preemptions, providing for regulation of firearms and ...

Description: In general provisions, providing for findings regarding firearms and ammunition; and, in preemptions, providing for regulation of firearms a ...

Last Action: Removed from table

Last Action Date: Jun 12, 2019

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Defense Stories

This is Why I Carry a Handgun :: 09/10/2014

I teach high school English, a profession commonly thought to number among the most touchy-feely. I love books. And if that weren’t bad enough, I’m a professional, classically trained singer, a first tenor. Yes, the highest male voice. One of a few good–and rare–men, sometimes in tights.

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WHY I CARRY: 7 charged in gang-related machete attack caught on camera in Chicago [Video] :: 09/10/2014

Seven people, including three juveniles, have been arrested and charged in a gang-related machete attack caught on camera at a train station in Chicago.

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WHY I CARRY: Young Man Fatally Stabbed While Cycling 1,000 Miles to Propose to His Girlfriend :: 09/09/2014

28 year old man was stabbed to death outside of a McDonald's restaurant while talking to his girlfriend on the phone.

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WHY I CARRY: MO. Couple Mercilessly Beaten by Group of 8+ People :: 09/08/2014

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Police are asking the public for help in identifying suspects involved in an assault caught on video.

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Arizona Self-Defense Shooting: 911 recording: Phoenix homeowner shoots intruder :: 09/04/2014

The details of the May break-in take on a whole new aspect after investigators release the audio, which captured the break-in and subsequent shooting.

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Illinois Self-Defense Shooting-Mother Shoots 1 of 2 Homeless Home Invaders Who Kicked in Her Door :: 09/04/2014

CRYSTAL LAKE, ILLINOIS - A mother was forced to defend herself, her children and her home when two homeless men, identified as Nicholas Porcayo and Nicholas Porcayo kicked in her door.

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Wisconsin Self-Defense Shooting - Police ID 15-year-old shot, killed during attempted armed robbery :: 09/04/2014

MILWAUKEE —Milwaukee police have identified the 15-year-old boy killed while trying to hold up a bar employee in the Walkers Point neighborhood at Camron Powell.

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Nebraska Self-Defense Shooting-Woman Home Alone Finds Intruder Hiding in Her Closet, She's Armed, Guess How it Ends :: 09/03/2014

A woman, Barb Haley, and her dog were in for quite the surprise when they found a man hiding in the closet of their Nebraska home at 3am earlier this week.

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Trail Crime-Deputy U.S. marshal attacked on Allegheny River trail :: 09/03/2014

A man was arraigned this morning on charges he pulled down a deputy U.S. marshal's shorts Tuesday afternoon as she was jogging along the Allegheny River trail.

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Wisconsin Self-Defense Shooting - Concealed Carrier Shoots, Kills 1 of 4 Armed Robbers, Sends Other 3 Running :: 09/02/2014

A concealed carrier in Milwaukee, Wisconsin shot and killed one of four attempted armed robbers early yesterday morning.

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New York Self-Defense Shooting-Father and Son Both Grab Guns and Hold Home Invaders at Gunpoint :: 09/01/2014

ORCHARD PARK, NEW YORK - The family that catches bad guys together, stays together?
A father and son both leapt into action when two men climbed up a ladder to break into their home by coming through a second story window.

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Self-Defense Tip-Edged Weapons-Mind the Gap :: 09/01/2014

"Atlanta police say an officer was forced to open fire after a man stabbed a plainclothes Georgia State University officer with a large knife in the middle of downtown Atlanta," wsbtv.com reports. Roger that. Also no question: it sucks to get stabbed. The best way not to be stabbed is not to be stabbable. The best way to attain unstabbability? Stay out of reach. How far out of reach? Different time zone works for me. Short of that . . .

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Increase In Self-Defense Shootings Make New Orleans Safer For Law-Abiding Citizens :: 08/30/2014

The New Orleans Times-Picayune reported this week that an increase in justifiable homicides this year has coincided with a continuing drop in the city's murder rate. Data seems to bolster the common refrain among pro-gun advocates who contend that an armed populace is the best deterrent again criminal threats.

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Ohio Self-Defense Incident-Woman Uses Her Gun To Ward Off Abduction :: 08/30/2014

An Ohio woman who is licensed to carry a gun but had only recently started carrying one for protection put it to good use earlier this week.

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New Mexico Self-Defense Shooting-Robber shot, killed by Dairy Queen employee :: 08/29/2014

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.  - Attempted robbery goes awry in southwest Albuquerque.  A fast-food worker shot and killed a suspected robber at a Dairy Queen on Thursday evening in southwest Albuquerque.

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Delaware Self-Defense Shooting - Dover police: Weekend shooting was self-defense :: 08/28/2014

DOVER, Del. (WPVI) -- Dover police say a weekend shooting that left a New Jersey man dead was self-defense.

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Nebraska Self-Defense Shooting-73 Year Old Homeowner Stops Home Invasion With Taurus .380 Handgun :: 08/28/2014

A homeowner who is 73 year old was forced to use a firearm to defend himself and his home this week.

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Florida Self-Defense Shooting-Store Owner Shoots at Would-Be Robber :: 08/26/2014

Arthur M. Lewis, of Florida, is a World War II veteran. He says he never fired his gun during his service overseas, but he certainly had to this past weekend.

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Georgia Self-Defense Shooting-Concealed Carrier in Georgia Uses Handgun to Stop Robber Armed With Rifle :: 08/25/2014

A concealed carrier in Georgia is being heralded by police today after he opened fire on an armed robber. Police say the man's actions likely lead to an arrest.

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Massachusetts Self-Defense Shooting-Revere homeowner shoots 2 after fight at party, officials say :: 08/24/2014

REVERE, Mass. —Revere police were investigating the shooting of two people early Saturday morning.

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