proposed laws

PA Bill Number: HB861

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for application denial.

Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for application denial. ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Mar 18, 2019

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Rep. Matt Dowling Concealed Carry Seminar - 04/13/2019
Markleysburg Vol. Fire Dept. 4951 National Pike Markleysburg, PA


FOAC Monthly Meeting - 04/14/2019
South Fayette Township Municipal Building 515 Millers Run Road, Morgan, PA


Sportsmen's Expo - 04/27/2019
North Franklin Volunteer Fire Company 565 Sylvan Drive, Washington, PA

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Defense Stories

Ohio Self-Defense: One shot in home invasion :: 02/18/2019

COSHOCTON - A man was shot during a home invasion in Coshocton County Sunday.

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Florida Self-Defense: Police: Good Samaritan fires shot to stop would-be stabbing :: 02/17/2019

DAYTONA BEACH — An armed good Samaritan intervened to stop a man trying to stab another person near a business Sunday night, police said.

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Georgia Self-Defense: Commerce woman shoots at intruder; suspect nabbed in house :: 02/17/2019

An elderly Commerce woman called 911 for help and held off an intruder in her home Tuesday by firing pistols in his direction, authorities said.

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Georgia Self-Defense: Deputies: Evans mother was protecting herself, teen son when shooting boyfriend :: 02/14/2019

EVANS, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- A 42-year-old man is dead after deputies say his girlfriend was protecting herself and her teen son.

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Oklahoma Self-Defense: Home Owner Shoots Back During Armed Robbery Attempt :: 02/13/2019

BROKEN ARROW, Oklahoma - Broken Arrow Police are investigating a bold home invasion, in which a homeowner shot back at armed suspects.

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Tennessee Self-Defense: Sheriff: Suspect kills wife at Sullivan County dentist office; Bystander shoots suspect :: 02/13/2019

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Tenn. (WATE) - Sheriff Jeff Cassidy told News Channel 11 a woman is dead after a shooting at a dentist office in Colonial Heights and the suspect is in the hospital. 

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Georgia Self-Defense: Cops: homeowner shoots at accused Cobb burglar :: 02/12/2019

A Powder Springs man dodged a bullet or two when a homeowner used a firearm to stop him from breaking into her home, according to law enforcement officials. 

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Florida Self-Defense: 2 suspects arrested for North Fort Myers botched robbery :: 02/10/2019

Two men were arrested for an attempted robbery that took place Saturday at a shopping plaza, while a third suspect was injured and is in the hospital.

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Alabama Self-Defense: Possible self-defense incident leaves one dead :: 02/09/2019

According to the Enterprise Police Department, a death investigation was initiated at the 100 Block of County Road 270 on Thursday, Feb. 7, at 9:40 p.m.

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Florida Self-Defense: 2 dead after alleged home invasion :: 02/08/2019

TITUSVILLE, Fla.(WOFL FOX 35) - Two men were killed, Thursday, after they attempted to break into a home according to the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office.

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Florida Self-Defense: 911 caller hears screaming in intruders fatal encounter with Lake County homeowner: 'Maybe he shot the [expletive]' :: 02/07/2019

In two 911 calls released Thursday by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, neighbors reported hearing multiple shots fired early Tuesday when a homeowner in the Pine Lakes area northeast of Eustis shot and killed an intruder.

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Oklahoma Self-Defense: Man reportedly shot in self-defense at north Tulsa apartment complex :: 02/06/2019

What was described as a drunken dispute escalated into a shooting Tuesday afternoon.

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Ohio Self-Defense: Armed Akron restaurant owner uses gun to scare off potential robber :: 02/05/2019

AKRON, Ohio — A suspected robber believed to armed with a knife was scared off by a restaurant owner who pulled a handgun on the man, according to police.

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Tennessee Self-Defense: Nashville man tries robbing woman before her husband shoots him, police say :: 02/05/2019

A would-be thief was shot Monday night after the victim’s husband stopped the crime in progress, chased the man down and opened fire, police said.

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West Virginia Self-Defense: Deputies: 70-Year-Old WV Woman Shot Home Invader :: 02/05/2019

HILLSBORO, WV (WVNS) - Deputies with the Pocahontas County Sheriff's Department are investigating an attempted robbery that happened during the early morning hours on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019.  They were called to a home on Seneca Trail near Hillsboro, WV at around 3:10 a.m.

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North Carolina Self-Defense: North Carolina man holds burglary suspects at gunpoint outside of home in video :: 02/04/2019

A group of accused burglars walking out of a North Carolina home they'd allegedly just pilfered Sunday were met by an unexpected sight -- a man pointing a gun at them.

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Rule Four in Self-Defense: Bullets On and Beyond Your Target :: 02/02/2019

Col. Jeff Cooper, founder of Gunsite Academy, coined his fourth safety rule that states, “Be sure of your target and what is behind it.” In other columns, I have talked about being sure of your target before firing. This is the reason that it is so important to have a good flashlight when dealing with low-light situations. However, it is equally important to know what and who is behind your attacker. In fact, it is also critical to be aware of persons who might get between you and your attacker.

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South Carolina Self-Defense: Springdale PD: Shooting appears to be result of self-defense :: 01/31/2019

SPRINGDALE, SC (WIS) - Officials with the Springdale Police Department said a physical altercation between three people ended with two people being shot Sunday night.

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Georgia Self-Defense: Georgia man shoots, kills armed robber at Family Dollar :: 01/29/2019

A customer shot and killed a would-be thief on Tuesday as he tried to hold up a Family Dollar store in Atlanta, police said.

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Woman, jailed 4 years awaiting trial in killing of her husband, finally acquitted on self-defense :: 01/25/2019

WARREN COUNTY, MO (KTVI/CNN) – After spending four years in jail, waiting for a trial in the killing of her abusive husband, a Missouri woman walked free this week.

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