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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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Witnesses to a bizarre and “surreal” scene that unfolded in Jupiter, Florida in the early hours of July Fourth say that a 65-year-old man shot dead a 32-year-old former employee in self-defense.

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Arizona Self-Defense: Details of armed fireworks stand robbery that turned deadly emerge :: 07/04/2019

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (FOX 10) -- It was business as usual at a fireworks stand in Goodyear Wednesday night until a would-be armed robber was shot and killed.

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Texas Self-Defense: Fireworks stand robber fumbles gun, gets shot in the face by an employee in Texas :: 07/04/2019

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas. — A 19-year-old who tried to rob a fireworks stand ended up getting shot in the face, with his own gun.

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Washington Self-Defense: Couple on Trial for Shooting Rioter at 2017 Milo Yiannopoulos Speech :: 07/04/2019

A jury will be asked to decide whether the Inauguration Day 2017 shooting of an anti-fascist demonstrator during violent protests on the University of Washington campus was righteous or reckless.

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Iowa Self-Defense: Armed dad stops fugitive from stealing truck with son inside :: 07/03/2019

DES MOINES, Iowa - A Des Moines dad stopped a wanted man from stealing his truck while his son was still inside, according to police.

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North Carolina Self-Defense: Funeral plans announced for man killed in Hendersonville shooting; charges have yet to be filed in his death :: 07/03/2019

Hendersonville, NC (FOX Carolina) - Friends and family of a Hendersonville man killed in a shooting on July 3 will say their final goodbyes on Saturday. 

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West Virginia Self-Defense: Man involved in Randolph County shooting on the run :: 07/03/2019

West Virginia police are continuing to search for Paul David White after he allegedly broke into the home of his ex-girlfriend Jessica Durham on Sunday afternoon.

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Ohio Self-Defense: Warren convenience store clerk fires shot, intruder flees :: 07/02/2019

WARREN, Ohio - A would-be armed robber at a Warren convenience store ran away after the clerk fired a shot in his direction, according to a police report.

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Michigan Self-Defense: Homeowner shoots suspect in Augusta Township break-in :: 07/01/2019

AUGUSTA TWP., MI – A homeowner shot a 24-year-old suspect in a home invasion incident last month, according to police.

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Ohio Self-Defense: Police: Teen robber shot by victim, accomplice charged with murder :: 06/28/2019

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HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — Harris County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating after a homeowner allegedly shot and killed a burglar in north Harris County.

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Pennsylvania Self-Defense: Police: Homeowner Shoots, Kills Young Man Trying To Force His Way Into House :: 06/25/2019

CRESCENT TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — Police say a young man was shot and killed overnight while trying to force his way into a Crescent Township home.

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Michigan Self-Defense: Cass Co Sheriff: Teen was acting in self defense :: 06/24/2019

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — A Bakersfield man attacked a woman with a sledge hammer and wooden chair during a home invasion earlier this month, according to documents released by KCSO on Friday.

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