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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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North Carolina Self-Defense: Deputies: Unsatisfied customer fired shots at Lincoln Co. auto repair shop owner :: 06/15/2019

LINCOLN COUNTY, N.C. - Detectives said they have spoken with the district attorney's office about increasing charges for a man accused of opening fire at an auto repair shop owner in Lincoln County on Thursday. 

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Louisiana Self-Defense: Gunman robs convenience store, owner fires back, suspect critical :: 06/14/2019

LAPLACE, La. — One of the owners of a convenience store shot a robber who had pulled out a gun and grabbed some cash Thursday morning, according to the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office.

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Florida Self-Defense: Intruder killed in home invasion had court order against him :: 06/13/2019

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A woman shot and killed a man who broke into her Ortega Farms home on the Westside, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said.

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Virginia Self-Defense: Adult, juvenile charged in shootout at Virginia gas pump :: 06/12/2019

MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia police are accusing a man of attempting an armed robbery at a convenience store gas pump, a move that sparked a shootout that put the alleged stickup man in a hospital and his underage sidekick in detention.

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Georgia Self-Defense: Police: Homeowner will not be charged in intruder's death :: 06/10/2019

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - A homeowner shoots and kills a home invader in Clayton County Friday morning.

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New York Self-Defense: Police frustrated after alleged teen crime spree in Niagara Falls :: 06/09/2019

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WIVB) - A Niagara Falls police captain has strong thoughts on New York's "Raise the Age” law. The relatively new law prevents 16-year-olds from being charged as adults, and starting in fall 2019, that will apply to 17-year-olds, too.

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Texas Self-Defense: Girlfriend allegedly shoots, kills boyfriend during domestic disturbance :: 06/08/2019

SAN ANTONIO — Police say a man is dead after being shot in the chest on the North Side.

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California Self-Defense: Armed California Mother Defeats Hammer-Wielding Intruder - Stalker :: 06/07/2019

Beyond the rights guaranteed by the Second Amendment, there are lots of reasons to own a gun. These reasons include fun, sport and, of course, self defense, which is what a California mother recently used her’s for, after she called police for help.

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Ohio Self-Defense: Police: Mother of 5 with license to carry shoots ex-boyfriend as he breaks into her house :: 06/06/2019

CINCINNATI - Police are investigating after a woman allegedly shot her ex-boyfriend who was trying to break into her house through a window Thursday in Cincinnati.

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Florida Self-Defense: Sheriff: Armed carjacker dead after being confronted by gun owner in parking lot near Publix :: 06/05/2019

SUN CITY CENTER, Fla. — The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is investigating multiple attempted carjackings this morning that ended in a suspect being shot and killed.

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Florida Self-Defense: Hudson mom holds intruder at gunpoint waiting for deputies to arrive :: 06/04/2019

HUDSON, Fla. (WFLA) - A Tampa Bay area mother says she experienced 26 minutes of terror recently. During half of that nightmare, Lauren Richards was forced to hold an alleged intruder at gunpoint.

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Illinois Self-Defense: Concealed carry holder shoots gunman in head in Chicago, police say :: 06/02/2019

A concealed carry holder shot and critically wounded someone who approached him with a gun Monday in Little Village on the Southwest Side.

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Florida Self-Defense: Sheriff: Wife kills husband in self-defense :: 06/01/2019

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) - POLK COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) - A Winter Haven man is dead after being shot and killed Friday morning by his wife with his own gun. 

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Nevada Self-Defense: Police: East valley intruder killed in self defense :: 06/01/2019

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Las Vegas Metropolitan police said an intruder was killed in self defense after breaking into an east valley home Friday afternoon.

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Wisconsin Self-Defense: 'I was scared': Concealed carry permit owner shot man in self-defense :: 06/01/2019

MILWAUKEE - Police have charged a man who was shot Wednesday outside Milwaukee Police Headquarters.

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Louisiana Self-Defense: NOPD: Burglar shot by his own gun after struggle with victim on Jackson Avenue :: 05/31/2019

NEW ORLEANS —  When police responded to a call in the 2300 block of Jackson Avenue early this morning, they found a man who had been shot.

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Georgia Self-Defense: 1 man dead, another injured following dispute over trespassing :: 05/28/2019

CONCORD, Ga. (CBS46) A dispute over trespassing has left one man dead and another injured.

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Texas Self-Defense: Intrusion Suspect Bloodied and Deceased After Woman Opens Fire :: 05/27/2019

Deputies in Hays County, Texas, found a home intrusion suspect bloodied near where a woman reported opening fire on an individual allegedly breaking into her home.

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Missouri Self-Defense: Shooting near Diamond deemed justified :: 05/25/2019

NEOSHO, Mo. — The Newton County prosecutor has charged a Carthage man who was shot during an altercation Saturday at a residence near Diamond with two counts of vehicular assault.

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Oregon Self-Defense: Hatchet-wielding thief backs down when store clerk pulls out gun - but firearm costs employee his job :: 05/25/2019

Oregon authorities are seeking a would-be thief who was armed with a hatchet when he tried to rob a convenience store, only to flee when the clerk drew a gun and called 911.

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