PA Bill Number: SB546
Title: In general principles of justification, further providing for use of force in self-protection.
Description: In general principles of justification, further providing for use of force in self-protection. ...
Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY
Last Action Date: Apr 9, 2021
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.
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.
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.
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 . . .
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tennessee Self-Defense Shooting: Man prevents robbery with self-defense gunfire in Jackson :: 08/23/2014
WEST JACKSON -- A man prevented an attempted armed robbery Thursday night when he fired his gun in self-defense, according to police.
South Carolina Self-Defense Shooting-Pee Dee homeowner shoots, kills burglary suspect :: 08/22/2014
A burglary in Mechanicsville has left one suspect dead and several victims injured, according to Sheriff Wayne Byrd with the Darlington County Sheriff's Office.
Texas Self-Defense Shooting-Resident shoots suspect during home invasion :: 08/21/2014
HOUSTON (KTRK) -- A home invasion ended in gunfire in a east Harris County apartment Thursday morning.
Washington Self-Defense Shooting-Robber goes for wife, neglects armed husband in store robbery :: 08/21/2014
An attempted robbery of a family grocery store in Bremerton, Washington, Wednesday night didn't quite turn out as planned when the store owner, armed with a gun, tripped up the would-be robber, sending him on his way.
Wisconsin Self-Defense Shooting - 'I Just Wish' He Treated Life A Whole Lot Better Than He Did. :: 08/20/2014
Joshua Drake's death isn't that extraordinary. The 22-year-old armed robber was killed in an exchange of gunfire with the employee of an optics store that he attempted to rob in Fox Point, Wisconsin, last week.
Arizona Self-Defense Shooting: Armed Homeowner Saves Elderly Female Neighbor From Violent Carjacker :: 08/19/2014
PHOENIX, ARIZONA - It's good to see neighbors helping neighbors. In this case, a brazen daytime carjackers threw an elderly from her car as she pulled into her driveway.
Minnesota Self-Defense Shooting: Woman Who Was Assaulted for 5 Hours Managed to Grab Rifle and Shoot Attacker :: 08/19/2014
ST PAUL, MINNESOTA - While this story is a defensive gun use, it can almost be considered a "Why I Carry" story as well, because the victim may have been able to avoid hours of abuse if a firearm was more accessible.
Pennsylvania Self-Defense Incident: Former Marine catches intruder inside friend's home :: 08/19/2014
ENON VALLEY, Pa. - Police said a former Marine came face to face with an intruder, aiming a shotgun at him.
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