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PA Bill Number: HB1764

Title: In inchoate crimes, providing for the offense of possession of firearm or other dangerous weapon in public recreation area.

Description: In inchoate crimes, providing for the offense of possession of firearm or other dangerous weapon in public recreation area. ...

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Last Action Date: Aug 20, 2019

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FOAC Monthly Meeting - 09/8/2019
South Fayette Township Municipal Building 515 Millers Run Road, Morgan, PA


Firearms Law Seminar - 09/21/2019
Trop Gun Shop 910 N Hanover St, Elizabethtown, PA


Firearms Law Semnar - 09/28/2019
Wicen's Shooting Range 3179 Mozart Rd, Furlong, PA

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Defense Stories

Virginia Self-Defense: Hero' customer, a licensed gun owner, shoots 2 robbery suspects at 7-Eleven: reports :: 07/26/2019

A customer at a 7-Eleven store in Virginia shot two suspects who were allegedly trying to rob the business early Thursday morning, police said, according to reports.

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Tennessee Self-Defense: Police: Woman says she killed teen at Nashville gas station in self-defense :: 07/25/2019

A woman shot a teenager dead at a Nashville gas station on Wednesday evening in self-defense after he attempted to rob her, police believe. 

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California Self-Defense: Los Angeles: Suspect Attempting To Rob Driver Shot Dead :: 07/22/2019

LOS ANGELES – A suspect who was attempting to rob a man was shot dead in an apparent self-defense shooting, Sunday morning.

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Pennsylvania Self-Defense: Surveillance video of Walmart shooting in North Versailles released :: 07/22/2019

NORTH VERSAILLES, Pa. - Surveillance video of a shooting inside the Walmart store in North Versailles earlier this month was introduced in court Thursday.

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Louisiana Self-Defense: NOPD: Would-be carjacking victim shoots armed robber :: 07/21/2019

NEW ORLEANS — One second, a gun is in his face and a man is demanding he give up his car.

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New Mexico Self-Defense: Man shot by homeowner after attempted break-in appears in court :: 07/21/2019

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A man who police said tried breaking into a home in the Albuquerque Heights before getting shot by the homeowner appeared in court Sunday morning.

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Washington Self-Defense: Seattle woman shoots burglary suspect who ignored warnings :: 07/20/2019

SEATTLE, Wash. (AP) — A burglary suspect ignored numerous signs warning a Seattle homeowner was armed and prepared to shoot intruders and is in serious condition after she lived up to her promise.

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California Self-Defense: Man breaks into home, stabs homeowner who tries to fight back. Then homeowner's son grabs a gun - and it's all over for intruder. :: 07/18/2019

After a 38-year-old man broke into a San Diego home early Tuesday morning, the 54-year-old homeowner confronted and began fighting him, police told KFMB-TV.

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Arizona Self-Defense: Police: Man fatally shot during holdup attempt :: 07/17/2019

PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on a homicide at a Phoenix convenience store (all times local):

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South Carolina Self-Defense: Anderson Co homeowner who shot intruder: I didn't want that to happen, but I had no other choice :: 07/16/2019

WILLIAMSTON, SC (FOX Carolina) - Anderson County deputies are investigating after a homeowner said he has to shoot a man to defend his family when the intruder forced his way into his Williamston home.

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Utah Self-Defense: Alleged knife-wielding home intruder shot by resident in Utah :: 07/15/2019

LEHI — An alleged intruder was shot and injured Saturday night after breaking into a home in Lehi, police said.

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Georgia Self-Defense: Man shot in chest after attacking woman, police say :: 07/14/2019

A man was shot in the chest overnight after allegedly assaulting a woman at a southeast Atlanta apartment complex, police said.

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Florida Self-Defense: Summerfield homeowner injured, kills 2 intruders with AR-15 :: 07/12/2019

SUMMERFIELD — Marion County sheriff’s officials say a homeowner armed with an AR-15 shot and killed two intruders and was injured himself during a home invasion robbery in Summerfield Wednesday night.

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Utah Self-Defense: Utah man shot twice in altercation now faces charges :: 07/12/2019

SALT LAKE CITY — A man shot twice now faces criminal charges after investigators determined the gunman acted in self-defense.

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Florida Self-Defense: Tampa pastor holds suspected intruder at gunpoint until police arrive :: 07/11/2019

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – A Tampa pastor held a suspected intruder at gunpoint while he waited for police to arrive, authorities said.

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Georgia Self-Defense: Intruder with machete shot, killed by homeowner, DeKalb police say :: 07/11/2019

An intruder armed with a machete was shot Thursday morning when he broke into a north DeKalb County home, police said.

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Kentucky Self-Defense: Woman admits to shooting in southwest Louisville, claims self-defense :: 07/11/2019

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - It was just after 3 a.m. Tuesday when neighbors on Patricia Drive, off Cane Run Road, woke up to the sound of gunfire.

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Dial 9-1-1 and Wait. . . :: 07/10/2019

It's  2:20 A. M., on April 22, 2019. A 38-year-old homeowner dials the King County, Washington emergency services. The resident, never identified by cops, has called to report that someone broke out a window and entered his home. He tells the dispatcher he’s hiding in his upstairs bedroom closet with a handgun. During much of the conversation, the terrified homeowner speaks in a near-whisper. In the background, loud crashing noises can be heard as the intruder overturns furniture and empties drawers.

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Kentucky Self-Defense: 20-year-old man shot and killed by homeowner during burglary attempt, Radcliff police say :: 07/10/2019

RADCLIFF, Ky. (WDRB) -- A man was shot and killed early Sunday morning when police said he and another man broke into a house in Radcliff.

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Washington Self-Defense: Police say man shot as he breaks into neighbor's home in southwest Spokane :: 07/08/2019

It wasn’t the first time the man had broken into the home, but it was the first time he’d been shot while trying.

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