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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Texas Self-Defense: 3 suspects dead, another injured after homeowner opens fire during east Houston break-in :: 01/20/2019

HOUSTON — Three people are dead and one is recovering after a home invasion in east Houston overnight.

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Alabama Self-Defense: Police: Worker shot man who opened fire in IHOP :: 01/18/2019

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The Latest on a shooting at an Alabama IHOP (all times local):

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Alaska Self-Defense: Interior Alaska homeowner confronts teen burglary suspect, fires shot :: 01/15/2019

Alaska State Troopers say a homeowner confronted a teenage theft suspect and fired a shot when the young man came at him.

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Pennsylvania Self-Defense: Police: 90-year-old Homeowner Shot Intruder in the Leg :: 01/13/2019

BERLIN TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A man from Milanville is facing charges after he tried to break into a home in Wayne County.

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Florida Self-Defense: Cape Coral resident stops burglary suspect, holds at gunpoint until police arrive :: 01/10/2019

A burglary was interrupted when the resident of a home held the suspected burglar at gunpoint until police arrived on the scene.

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Illinois Self-Defense: Woman With Concealed Carry License Who Shot Robber Called A Hero :: 01/09/2019

CHICAGO (CBS)– Residents are praising the 25 year-old woman, with a concealed carry license, who shot and killed a man who was trying to rob her at a bus stop.

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Texas Self-Defense: Corpus Christi resident fatally shoots intruder :: 01/08/2019

A 41-year-old man who allegedly attempted to break into a Corpus Christi apartment died at a hospital after he was shot by the resident. 

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Alabama Self-Defense: Private Security Stops Mass Shooting At Alabama Night Club :: 01/07/2019

It’s long been argued that the solution to preventing mass shootings is the presence of more guns. There’s a reason people like me want armed teachers in our schools, for example.

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California Self-Defense: Armed good Samaritan stops suspects at Loomis grocery store :: 01/04/2019

Two shoplifters at a Loomis grocery store were stopped from stabbing a security guard by an armed good Samaritan before being arrested, the Placer County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday.

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Arizona Self-Defense: Arizona resident shoots four burglars, killing one, police say :: 01/03/2019

One person is dead and three others are injured after they were shot by a resident of an Arizona home they were trying to burglarize, police said.

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Self-Defense Strategies: Using a Knife or Pistol With One Hand :: 01/01/2019

Since I have been employed in the professional-protection industry as an edged-weapons and firearms instructor for more than 30 years, I am often asked about self-defense with a knife versus self-defense with a handgun. Turns out there are more similarities than differences—especially when it comes to deploying either with one hand.

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Kansas Self-Defense: Wichita teen dies after customer shoots at robbers :: 12/31/2018

The suspect in an armed robbery who was shot in the head by a customer at a south Wichita gas station died at the hospital, police said.

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Arizona Self-Defense: Police: 7-Eleven clerk shoots suspect during armed robbery :: 12/30/2018

PHOENIX (FOX 10) - Police say a clerk shot a suspect during an armed robbery at a Phoenix 7-Eleven early Monday morning.

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Florida Self-Defense: Florida politician shoots intruder who crashed vehicle into another house while fleeing cops, police say :: 12/30/2018

A Florida politician shot an alleged intruder who crashed his vehicle into another house while attempting to flee police officers, officials said.

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Washington Self-Defense: Concealed Carriers Work To Stop Thieves, Fire After Assault Attempt :: 12/29/2018

Washington state is bipolar when it comes to guns. While the state passed I-1639 recently, it also is a shall issue state on concealed carry. In fact, we’ve seen before that in some parts of Washington, there are a lot of people carrying when something bad happens.

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North Carolina Self-Defense: Armed NC patron opens fire on masked convenience store robbers :: 12/28/2018

WENTWORTH, N.C. (AP) - A customer held at gunpoint during a convenience-store robbery in North Carolina interrupted the suspects' plan by opening fire on them.

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Wisconsin Self-Defense: 75-year-old man shoots, kills woman trying to rob him, mother says :: 12/28/2018

The mother of a 75-year-old man who shot and killed a woman says her son acted in self-defense during a robbery.

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Florida Self-Defense: Judge Rules Teen Shot In Self-Defense :: 12/27/2018

When I think about my son, the last thing I hope he ever does is have to fire a gun in self-defense. It’s not that I think bad people should be given a pass, but it’s more of the case that I hope he never finds himself in that position.

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Watch A Video Mashup Of Grannies Defending Themselves With Guns :: 12/25/2018

Older women have been filmed on security cameras, armed and ready to defend themselves against intruders. Here is a mashup video of grannies using their Second Amendment right by defending themselves with guns.

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Tennessee Self-Defense: Police investigating after father shoots son in Wayne County, likely in self-defense :: 12/24/2018

WAYNE COUNTY, TN (WSMV) - Investigators believe a father who shot his son in Wayne County acted in self-defense.

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