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PA Bill Number: SB897

Title: In sentencing, further providing for sentences for certain drug offenses committed with firearms.

Description: In sentencing, further providing for sentences for certain drug offenses committed with firearms. ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Oct 15, 2019

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Concealed Carry Permit After Hours Hosted by PA State Rep Ryan Warner - 10/24/2019
Connellsville City Hall 110 N. Arch St., Connellsville, PA

Turn It Red Rally - 10/24/2019
19 N (Event Center) 19 N Main Street, Washington, PA

Concealed Carry Seminar Hosted by PA State Rep Bud Cook - 10/24/2019
California Hill Gun Club 150 California Dr, California, PA

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Defense Stories

California Self-Defense: He threatened two people with a knife, then was shot and killed, Merced deputies say :: 09/10/2019

A 48-year-old man was shot and killed early Sunday morning at a party in Merced County after he brandished a knife on two people, according to the Merced County Sheriff’s Office.


Pennsylvania Self-Defense: Man killed in Rankin shootout identified, alleged accomplice charged with firing gun :: 09/08/2019

A gun battle involving at least four weapons in Rankin on Saturday left one man dead and his companion in jail, according to police.


Alabama Self-Defense: Woman confronts intruder inside Eastern Shore home :: 09/06/2019

BALDWIN COUNTY, Ala. (WALA) -- Scary moments in a quiet Eastern Shore neighborhood Thursday morning during a bizarre shooting incident.


Ohio Self-Defense: Could Ohio's new self-defense law impact case of homeowner killing teens in garage? :: 09/06/2019

Ohio’s new law governing the use of deadly force in self-defense could be put into play in the case of the homeowner who shot two 17-year-old boys to death in his detached garage.


Texas Self-Defense: Texas woman shoots suspected robber trying to grab purse: I shot until I couldn't shoot anymore :: 09/05/2019

A Texas woman shot at two suspected robbers, wounding one, early Tuesday morning when they allegedly reached into her car to grab her purse.


Florida Self-Defense: Florida intruder kills man before neighbor shoots him, reports say :: 09/04/2019

A man in Florida accused of fatally shooting another man -- inside a home he was burglarizing -- was shot by a neighbor as he tried to get away, according to reports.


Ohio Self-Defense: Man making threats in McDonald's drops knife after customer pulls gun, Ohio cops say :: 09/03/2019

A customer with a gun stopped a man with a knife at an Ohio McDonald’s over the weekend, police say.


Oregon Self-Defense: 17-year-old shoots two males breaking into his mobile home :: 09/03/2019

MEDFORD, Ore. - West Medford residents are sharing their concerns for safety, after a double shooting happened at a mobile home early Monday morning.


Ohio Self-Defense: Store owner fires on alleged robbers :: 09/02/2019

YOUNGSTOWN — A Youngstown store owner shot two men alleged to be involved in an armed robbery at his store Saturday afternoon.


Armed Citizen Who Took On Two Armed Robbers Breaks His Silence :: 08/30/2019

The 37-year old man who shot two armed robbers at a Virginia Beach 7-11 last month is now speaking out about having to act in self-defense and in defense of others. While he’s not revealing his name, he is going into great detail about what happened when he went for a Big Gulp, and it’s incredibly compelling to read.


California Self-Defense: Person Who Fatally Shot Man, Wounded Teen in Long Beach Was Acting in Self-Defense: Police :: 08/29/2019

A person previously arrested in connection to the fatal shooting of a man and the “unintended” wounding of a 17-year-old who was passing by during an altercation will not face charges, authorities said Wednesday.


Arizona Self-Defense: Man shot by resident after allegedly breaking into home :: 08/28/2019

A man was shot early Wednesday morning after allegedly forcing his way into a resident’s home.


Ohio Self-Defense: Ohio grandfather with gun stops intruder: 'They picked the wrong house' :: 08/28/2019

An Ohio grandfather with a loaded gun stopped a burglar who broke into his home on Tuesday, according to a local report.


Pennsylvania Self-Defense: No Charges Will Be Filed After MetroPCS Employee Fatally Shoots Would-Be Robber, Philadelphia DA Says :: 08/28/2019

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — No charges will be filed after a MetroPCS employee shot and killed a would-be robber on Monday. The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office said Tuesday police deemed the incident as a legally justifiable self-defense shooting after reviewing surveillance video from the store.


Michigan Self-Defense: Man shot by homeowner during attempted break-in, police say :: 08/26/2019

FLINT, MI – A man is in critical condition after he was shot by a female homeowner during what Flint police are saying was an attempted break-in.


Florida Self-Defense: Hero shoots, kills domestic violence suspect, deputies say :: 08/22/2019

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. -- A Pasco County, Florida, neighbor is hailed as a hero after deputies say he shot and killed an armed domestic violence suspect and helped free the victim's children from a dangerous scene.


Michigan Self-Defense: Days after girl mauled to death by dogs, her uncle is attacked by two loose German shepherds :: 08/21/2019

Only two days after a 9-year-old girl was mauled to death by three pit bulls, her uncle found himself in a similar situation.


Tennessee Self-Defense: Man shot, killed at Nutbush apartment complex :: 08/21/2019

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A heated argument turned deadly when a man was shot and killed at a Nutbush apartment complex Tuesday afternoon. It happened around 4:30 pm at the Villages of Harrison Creek on Jackson, near I-40. Police haven't said what the disagreement was about.


Texas Self-Defense: Armed woman stops burglary suspect long enough for deputies to catch up :: 08/20/2019

LIBERTY, Texas (KTRK) -- A quick-thinking 47-year-old mother is being credited with keeping a burglary suspect from running. He showed up at her front door while allegedly fleeing from deputies.


Tennessee Self-Defense: He awoke to the sound of breaking glass. Then he shot and killed the person who broke in. :: 08/17/2019

An armed homeowner shot and killed a home invader Friday morning after waking up to the sound of breaking glass.


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