PA Bill Number: HB785
Title: In minors, providing for the offense of access to firearms by minors; and imposing penalties.
Description: In minors, providing for the offense of access to firearms by minors; and imposing penalties. ...
Last Action Date: Mar 5, 2021
Arkansas Self-Defense: Van Buren homeowner shoots suspected burglar found hiding inside closet :: 11/12/2020
VAN BUREN, Ark. — A Van Buren homeowner told 40/29 News, he shot a man he found hiding inside his closet after the man became agitated.
Colorado Self-Defense: Greeley man who shot alleged intruder: "I had no choice" :: 11/10/2020
A Greeley man who on Sunday night shot someone accused of intruding into the man’s home said he was left with no choice after the intruder ran inside and tackled him.
Texas Self-Defense: Authorities say burglary victim shoots suspected thief :: 11/09/2020
EDINBURG, Texas — The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office said they are investigating a burglary that occurred on Sunday afternoon.
North Carolina Self-Defense: Man shoots juvenile breaking into his NC home, police say :: 11/08/2020
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A Winston-Salem man shot a juvenile on Sunday during a burglary attempt in his home, and a second suspect fled the scene, according to a Winston-Salem Police Department news release.
Louisiana Self-Defense Three Thugs Run from Wife With a Gun :: 11/04/2020
California Self-Defense San Francisco Man Turns Tables On Armed Robbers :: 11/01/2020
Many criminals prey more on fear than anything else. They present a firearm not necessarily because they intend to shoot you but because they want you afraid that they’ll shoot you. If you’re terrified, you’ll do anything they tell you to do. You’ll give up your money and anything else you have of value.
Iowa Self-Defense Des Moines Police: Robbery victim shoots 2 in self-defense, 1 dead :: 10/31/2020
DES MOINES, Iowa (KCCI) - The Des Moines Police Department said a robbery victim acted in justifiable self-defense when he shot two people early Monday morning on the city’s north side.
Maryland Self-Defense MD Man Acquitted In Self-Defense Shooting :: 10/29/2020
In most cases of self-defense, the shooter never goes to trial. It’s clear it was self-defense and so they’re never prosecuted in the first place.
Georgia Self-Defense: Updated with arrest: Police say clerk’'s husband stopped robbery with gunshots :: 10/28/2020
Update: Dequan Lamar Rushing was arrested Wednesday and jailed in the Washington County Detention Center under $151,000 bond awaiting a Sessions Court appearance set for Thursday.
Michigan Self-Defense: Sheriff: Man shot dead in Pontiac, possible self-defense case :: 10/24/2020
An investigation is underway to determine if a 26-year-old Pontiac man acted in self-defense when he fatally shot a 34-year-old man at a party store in the city Thursday night after being physically attacked.
Florida Self-Defense: Mother grabs gun, defends family after armed intruders stormed her Miami-Dade home :: 10/23/2020
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – Chilling surveillance video captured a gunfight that broke out after armed intruders stormed a home in northwest Miami-Dade on the night of Oct. 4.
Pennsylvania Self-Defense: Philly DA's Office employee kills armed man in self-defense, officials say :: 10/23/2020
A gun violence counselor and employee with the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office shot and killed an armed man who tried to rob him at gunpoint, officials confirmed with NBC10.
California Self-Defense: San Diego store clerk shoots robbery suspect :: 10/20/2020
A 25-year-old has been arrested after being shot by a store clerk he was trying to rob, San Diego Police say.
Missouri Self-Defense: Woman shoots, kills suspected carjacker in St. Louis :: 10/20/2020
ST. LOUIS — A 29-year-old woman who told police she was robbed and carjacked in St. Louis Monday shot and killed her attacker, 5 On Your Side has learned.
Nebraska Self-Defense: LSO: Mom hiding in closet with 3-year-old opened fire on burglar :: 10/20/2020
LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Authorities are investigating after a woman reportedly shot at an apparent burglar inside her home.
California Self-Defense: SF Business Owner Displays Gun, Stops Assault On Tourist :: 10/19/2020
The co-owner of an iconic San Francisco business stopped an attack on a tourist over the weekend thanks to his concealed firearm. Kevin Chan helps run the Golden Gate Fortune Cookie Factory in the city’s Chinatown neighborhood, but on Saturday the business owner stepped outside of the landmark business and into a scuffle between two strangers.
Texas Self-Defense: Robbery victim shoots, kills suspected thief on way to meet online date :: 10/16/2020
HOUSTON - A man claims he shot and killed another man who tried to rob him during what he believed was a meetup with a woman he met online.
Texas Self-Defense: Teen shot to death while trying to rob man with toy gun, HCSO says :: 10/16/2020
HARRIS COUNTY (KTRK) -- A man is claiming self-defense after he shot and killed one of two teen robbery suspects who approached him with a toy gun overnight in northeast Harris County, the sheriff's office said.
Texas Self-Defense: POLICE: Car lot owner chases down, shoots suspects who stole car from his business :: 10/15/2020
DALLAS – Is it self-defense to chase down and shoot alleged vehicle thieves?
Indiana Self-Defense: 5-Year-Old Badass Stops Home Invasion :: 10/13/2020
As a parent, I tend to look at my children as needing my protection. This is a normal response by parents, after all. Our job is to nurture them and provide for them until they’re old enough to take care of themselves. It’s our job to make it so they can grow into functioning adults.
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