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PA Bill Number: HB770

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, prohibiting certain assault weapons.

Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, prohibiting certain assault weapons. ...

Last Action: Resolution to discharge committee from further consideration of this bill presented

Last Action Date: May 25, 2022

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Pennsylvania Self-Defense: Delivery Driver Shoots Would-Be Carjacker in Kensington, Police Say :: 01/27/2022

A pizza delivery driver turned the tables on a would-be carjacker in Philadelphia’s Kensington neighborhood, shooting and critically wounding the suspect, police said. 

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Missouri Self-Defense: Kansas City police investigating deadly shooting near 80th and Euclid Ave :: 01/22/2022

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City Police Department is investigating a homicide near E. 80th Street and Euclid Avenue. 

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Illinois Self-Defense: Police identify suspects from armed robbery at Rock Island vape shop :: 01/21/2022

Rock Island Police have identified two suspects of an armed robbery that left one of the suspects dead and another wounded Tuesday.

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Pennsylvania Self-Defense: Philadelphia man with license to carry shoots, kills would-be car thief :: 01/18/2022

A Philadelphia homeowner with a license to carry walked out on a trio of thieves while they were attempting to steal his car Tuesday morning, shooting and killing one suspect, according to local reports.

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Texas Self-Defense: Police closing busy Killeen intersection after shooting :: 01/18/2022

UPDATE, 2:42 p.m.:  “On Tuesday, January 18, 2022, just shortly after 10:00 a.m, officers attempted to make contact with suspect that had been involved in several violent crimes in the city,” Killeen Police Department spokeswoman Ofelia Miramontez said Tuesday afternoon. “That is when the suspect fled in a vehicle and a pursuit ensued. He led officers eastbound on Veteran’s Memorial Blvd towards Harker Heights, Nolanville and onto I-14.”

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Wisconsin Self Defense: Prosecutors: Green Bay gas station shooting was self-defense :: 01/16/2022

GREEN BAY (WLUK) -- A fatal shooting at a Green Bay gas station was self-defense, prosecutors have ruled.

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Alaska Self Defense: Gun seller fatally shoots 1 of 2 men who planned to rob him, North Pole police say :: 01/14/2022

A firearms sale in which two men planned to rob the seller resulted in one of the men being shot dead, North Pole police said Thursday.

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Alaska Self-Defense: North Pole man shot, killed in attempted robbery; man who police say was a co-conspirator charged with manslaughter :: 01/14/2022

North Pole police have arrested a man they say was involved in the attempted robbery of firearms on North Santa Claus Lane on charges of robbery and manslaughter after his co-conspirator died during the incident.

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California Self Defense: Ceres man shot after allegedly trying to break into home :: 01/14/2022

CERES, Calif. — Police believe a man found shot in the backyard of a Ceres home Thursday was trying to break into the home. 

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Pennsylvania Self Defense: Grandfather recounts how he survived a shootout with a teen carjacker :: 01/14/2022

As Oliver Neal stood on the sidewalk Friday afternoon, watching his white Pontiac being loaded onto a flatbed truck, he was still having trouble hearing in his left ear.

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Pennsylvania Self-Defense: I defended myself using my firearm. Man describes fatal shooting in Shrewsbury Township :: 01/14/2022

A man reported in court documents that he acted in self-defense when he pulled the trigger during an altercation earlier this week near Interstate 83 in Shrewsbury Township.

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Missouri Self Defense: Prosecutor: No charges in death of Black Missouri man :: 01/13/2022

A Missouri prosecutor said Wednesday that he will not charge a white man for killing a Black neighbor, agreeing with the finding of a coroner's inquest that the shooting was justifiable self-defense.

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Pennsylvania Self-Defense: Man Shoots Teen Who Tried to Carjack Him in Philly, Police Say :: 01/13/2022

Only hours after police addressed a spike in carjackings in Philadelphia, a legally armed man turned the tables on an armed teenager who tried to steal his vehicle, leaving the suspect in critical condition following a shootout.

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Florida Self Defense: Driver Kills Florida State Board Official in Self-Defense During Road Rage Incident :: 01/12/2022

We cover a lot of road rage incidents, some ending up as defense gun use stories. This one is pretty wild, according to reports. Investigators are still interviewing witnesses and reviewing surveillance footage, but the following is based on Florida Politics’ report and sources.

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Missouri Self Defense: Man was justified in killing woman in St. Louis County home invasion, authorities say :: 01/12/2022

ST. LOUIS COUNTY — The woman shot to death in Glasgow Village this week was trying to rob an acquaintance in a home invasion when he killed her, authorities said Wednesday.

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Pennsylvania Self Defense: Philly: Armed home health worker shoots would-be robber :: 01/12/2022

The record-setting levels of violent crime in Philadelphia that were seen in 2021 have spilled over into the new year. On average, there’s been more than one murder a day since January 1st, and on Monday night in Philadelphia four more people were fatally shot, bringing the total number of homicides to 17 in the first 10 days of the year.

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Oklahoma Self-Defense: Resident fatally shoots home invader who had driven through restaurant, into house, OSBI says :: 01/11/2022

A home invasion suspect in Chickasha who had crashed into a nearby restaurant was killed by the resident after allegedly assaulting the man’s wife, according to the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation

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Florida Self-Defense: Truck driver shoots and kills robber in self-defense, Hillsborough deputies say :: 01/05/2022

SEFFNER, Fla. — A truck driver shot and killed a robber overnight in an apparent case of self-defense, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said.

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Illinois Self-Defense: Shoe sale leads to shootout between concealed carry holder, seller in Humboldt Park :: 01/05/2022

HUMBOLDT PARK - A concealed carry holder shot back at an 18-year-old man who shot him in the shoulder during a sale meet-up in Humboldt Park, police said. 

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Pennsylvania Self-Defense: Alleged robber shot dead at York restaurant :: 01/05/2022

A person was shot to death Tuesday evening during what police say was an attempted robbery at a York City restaurant.

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