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PA Bill Number: SB565

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, repealing provisions relating to firearms not to be carried without a license, providing for license not ...

Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, repealing provisions relating to firearms not to be carried without a license, providing for licens ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Apr 16, 2021

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Alabama lawmakers approve lifetime pistol permits, database of people prohibited from having guns :: 04/13/2021

Alabama lawmakers passed a bill today to allow people to purchase lifetime permits to carry concealed handguns and to standardize the background checks for permits across 67 counties.

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Anti-Gunner Laments SC's Pro-Gun Push By Warping Reality :: 04/13/2021

Once upon a time, this nation had no gun control laws. The closest thing to it was an old law that required people to have a firearm for militia use. That was it.

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Reporter from The Trace Claims People 'Snap' Ghost Guns Together 'Within Minutes' :: 04/13/2021

The Trace reporter Alain Stephens claims people buy gun parts kits and “snap” so-called ghost guns together “within minutes.”

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Rioting Returns In Aftermath Of Minnesota Police Shooting :: 04/13/2021

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Gang Member's Arrest On Gun Charges A California Gun Control Fail :: 04/12/2021

California just keeps popping up in the Bearing Arms feed as of late. Two prior pieces recently discussed the political makeup and continual restriction of rights in the Golden State:  Too Much Freedom: California City Moves To Restrict Carry Permits and San Diego City Council Discriminating Against Gun Shops? All the laws and freedom limiting restrictions must make California an oasis of safety and compliance. A veritable safe haven for all that wish to be protected from firearm violence and crime.

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Gun Control Activist Apparently Confused About Job Of Senators :: 04/12/2021

Okay, to be fair, I think Fred Guttenberg knows exactly what the job of senators is and who they represent. He also knows that without Joe Manchin agreeing to nuke the filibuster, the type of gun control laws that Guttenberg wants to subject Americans to aren’t going to happen, so his best argument is to try to name-and-shame Manchin into acting. So, on Friday, that’s exactly what Guttenberg did, appearing on CNN to argue that Manchin doesn’t actually represent the people who voted for him, but instead represents “the nation”.

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Hundreds Wait In Line To Get License To Carry Permits In Monroeville :: 04/12/2021

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White House, Media Try To Ignore Biden's Lie About Gun Shows :: 04/12/2021

When Joe Biden announced his new administrative orders on gun control Thursday, the president let loose with a lie about gun shows, bizarrely claiming that background checks aren’t conducted there; that “you can buy whatever you want, no background check.”

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Biden's Executive Orders On Guns Are Coming As Soon As Thursday :: 04/11/2021

Gun control activists have been pushing the White House to implement executive orders on firearms since before Joe Biden was inaugurated, and it looks like they’re going to get their wish this week. POLITICO is reporting that the administration will announce several executive orders dealing with guns and gun sales on Thursday, citing a number of anonymous administration officials.

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Pierre Atlas: Finding common ground on guns won’t be simple :: 04/11/2021

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Texas Governor Dismisses Biden's Gun Control Measures as Show :: 04/11/2021

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Private sales emerge as obstacle to Senate action on guns :: 04/10/2021

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats in Congress are trying to pass the first major gun control legislation in more than two decades with the support of President Joe Biden, who said Thursday that it is “long past time” to do so. But they are confronting a potentially insurmountable question over what rules should govern private sales and transfers, including those between friends and extended family, as they seek Republican votes.

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What Hillary Gets Wrong in Her Gun Control Push – Again :: 04/10/2021

Hillary Clinton just can’t help herself. Never mind that her tone-deaf demand for gun control caused gun owners to come out in record numbers to deny her an all-but-assured White House victory in 2016. She’s doubling down.

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Biden's Many False Claims on Gun Violence :: 04/09/2021

President Biden’s press conference on guns was filled with inaccuracies and false claims. Ironically, during the campaign last year, Biden disparaged the use of executive orders, “if you can’t get the votes … you can’t [legislate] by executive order unless you’re a dictator. We’re a democracy.” Even more importantly, the changes are arbitrary and won’t make Americans safer.

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Gun-control advocates who have been waiting for President Biden to take action and begin infringing upon Americans’ right to keep and bear arms were pleased with his announcement on Thursday of several new executive orders he will be taking to, as he said, help end the “epidemic” of gun violence in the country.

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There have been several different responses to the rise in violent crimes against Asian Americans. Some Asian Americans are going out in public less, out of fear for their own safety. Others are organizing community programs to escort the elderly. And one group in Southern California is thinking about a very different response - taking up arms in self-defense. NPR's John Ruwitch reports.

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