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

Washington Self-Defense: Armed shoppers help stop shoplifters at Marysville farm and store :: 12/24/2018

MARYSVILLE, Wa - A wild scene unfolded at a Marysville business when two shoppers tried to stop what police describe as two shoplifters. Police say two shoppers fired their guns at a getaway car during a robbery at the store.


Florida Self-Defense: Bradenton man shot during break-in, Sarasota sheriff says :: 12/23/2018

SARASOTA — A 28-year-old Bradenton man who attempted to enter a home illegally on Friday night was shot by the homeowner in self-defense, the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office said.


Florida Self-Defense: Man fatally shoots home intruder, Sumter deputies say :: 12/22/2018

A 37-year-old man was fatally shot Saturday night by a home owner after he allegedly broke into the house following a fight over drugs earlier in the day, according to the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office.


Kentucky Self-Defense: Man fatally shot during alleged home invasion :: 12/22/2018

LEXINGTON — The Davidson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the fatal shooting of a man who may have been involved in an attempted home invasion in Lexington.


Louisiana Self-Defense: BRPD says LSU athletes shot, killed man who tried to rob them :: 12/22/2018

BATON ROUGE, La. — Baton Rouge police said 18-year-old Kobe Johnson was shot during an attempted robbery of two LSU athletes Saturday afternoon, according to WDSU's Baton Rouge affiliate WVLA.


Pennsylvania Self-Defense: Retired Marine stops armed robbery at Altoona bar :: 12/22/2018

ALTOONA, Pa. (WJAC) — Altoona police said a retired Marine Corps combat veteran disarmed a man trying to rob a bar early Tuesday morning.


California Self-Defense: California jewelry store robbery thwarted after owner's nephew pulls out gun :: 12/16/2018

A California jewelry store owner’s nephew pulled a gun on suspects as the two men allegedly tried to rob his uncle’s store, according to reports.


Louisiana Self-Defense: Metairie woman fatally shot Tulane law student husband in self-defense :: 12/14/2018

This is one reason why the Second Amendment exists: self-defense.


Indiana Self-Defense: Man shot, pistol whipped during north side attempted robbery; masked men fled after wife shot back :: 12/13/2018

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - A man was reportedly shot during an attempted robbery Wednesday night on the north side.


Protection Preparation: Visualization Tips for Self-Defense Success :: 12/11/2018

If I suggested to you we can use visualization and imagination to enhance our personal-defense abilities, your first thought might be that I’m going for New Age stuff in my advancing years.


Ohio Self-Defense: Woman allegedly kills ex-boyfriend trying to break into her home :: 12/07/2018

A woman threatened in her home killed her ex-boyfriend trying to break into that home, investigators say.


Georgia Self-Defense: Suspect shot and killed during attempted robbery in Moultrie :: 12/06/2018

MOULTRIE, Ga. (WCTV) -- Moultrie Police are investigating an attempted robbery-turned-deadly at the Susie Q on Highway 319 Tuesday morning.


South Carolina Self-Defense: South Carolina woman kills escaped jail inmate who kicked down her door, sheriff says :: 12/05/2018

Hours after he and another inmate escaped jail after beating up a security guard, a South Carolina inmate was fatally shot after he broke into a woman’s house, officials said.


Michigan Self-Defense: Armed Detroit gas station clerk scares off men trying to steal ATM :: 12/04/2018

DETROIT - A Detroit gas station clerk scared off two men who were trying to steal the ATM from inside his station on Sunday night. 


Michigan Self-Defense: Detroit woman getting ready for church shoots, kills man during home invasion :: 12/03/2018

DETROIT (WXYZ) - Detroit police are investigating a home invasion turned fatal shooting on Mark Twain Street Sunday morning.


Kansas Self-Defense: No charges filed against 74-year-old woman who fatally shot burglar :: 11/30/2018

LEAVENWORTH, KS (KCTV) -- Leavenworth County will not file charges against a 74-year-old woman who shot and killed a man as he broke into her home.


Georgia Self-Defense: Georgia Homeowner Shoots Man Trying to Break Into His Car :: 11/29/2018

One man from Mableton, Georgia, woke up to an alarm on his smartphone informing him outside surveillance cameras had picked up movement in the driveway. It turned out to be a robber breaking into the man’s car.


Pinellas sheriff facing false arrest lawsuit in stand your ground case :: 11/28/2018

In a recently filed complaint, Mary Georgia Michielson said deputies falsely arrested her after she stabbed her husband during an argument in July 2017.


South Carolina Self-Defense: Anderson man who shot and killed suspected burglar says he'd never fired a gun before :: 11/28/2018

ANDERSON, S.C. (FOX CAROLINA)  John Harkness can't do much.  "I got a bad heart, I've had a heart operation, I'm on dialysis, I'm on oxygen," Harkness said.  He says he goes to doctors' appointments and back to his Anderson home to rest. The door to his place of comfort though is now marked with bullets holes and it started with a knock at his door.


Florida Self-Defense: Cocoa police: Laundromat shooting was in self-defense :: 11/27/2018

COCOA, Fla. — Police say a shooting at a laundromat Monday in Cocoa was a self-defense case.


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