PA Bill Number: HB1302
Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for the offense of carrying a firearm in the Capitol.
Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for the offense of carrying a firearm in the Capitol. ...
Last Action Date: Jun 5, 2023
Gun Rights Group Credits Biden, Schumer with Spike in Gun Sales :: 05/28/2022
A national gun rights organization Joe Biden and Capitol Hill Democrats for igniting gun sales with what they are calling divisive rhetoric and pronouncements about pushing stricter gun control laws in the aftermath of the Robb Elementary attach that left 19 children and two teachers dead.
Lessons We Learned and Forgot About Defending Our Schools :: 05/28/2022
U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- We saw two young men kill innocent people this last month. We’ve seen mass murder before. Determined men and women studied the murder of innocent victims. It isn’t easy to look death in the face but it is dangerous to look away and pretend it couldn’t happen again. Any responsible adult should be haunted by what we could have done and yet chose not to do. These are a few of the lessons we learned from mass murders in the US and around the world.
Red Flag Laws and Unintended Consequences :: 05/28/2022
The senseless murder of 19 children and two teachers at the Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas is leading to calls for more gun control. To some, “red flag” laws, also known as Extreme Risk Protection Orders, seem like the obvious solution. These laws allow judges to seize a person’s guns without a trial, based solely on a written complaint that the person might be a danger to themselves or others. All a judge needs is “reasonable suspicion.”
Trump calls for school security measures as Senate seeks "compromise" on gun control :: 05/28/2022
Donald Trump and several other Republican officials, including South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem and North Carolina Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson, denounced new gun control measures while addressing NRA members in Houston on Friday, but on Capitol Hill it’s a different story, where several Republican senators are continuing to huddle with their Democratic counterparts to try to craft something that might be able to get 60 votes.
Another School Shooting in a Place where teachers and staff were banned from carrying guns: Robb Elementary School in the Uvalde, Texas CISD :: 05/27/2022
A shooting at a Texas elementary school left 14 children and one teacher murdered. While about 30% of school districts in Texas 2020 had armed teachers and staff, unfortunately, the Robb Elementary School in the Uvalde, Texas CISD doesn’t appear to be one of them. Their firearm regulations are detailed here. There are no provisions in their regulations for teachers or staff to carry.
Democrat Party 100-Percent owns Uvalde school shooting :: 05/27/2022
The mass shooting in yet another school, this time in Uvalde, Texas, is like all the others: It was preventable and is 100% the result of the Democrat Party and its subsidiary, the teacher’s unions, who control government schools with an iron fist.
Hero Border Patrol Agent: Allow Teachers to Carry Guns :: 05/27/2022
Jacob Albarado, the off-duty Border Patrol agent who rushed into Robb Elementary School during Tuesday’s attack to save his daughter, says teachers should be trained and armed for classroom defense.
New Details On Uvalde School Shooting, Commanding Officer On Scene Treated It As A Barricaded Suspect Vs. Active Shooter :: 05/27/2022
UVALDE, TEXAS — Officials held a press conference today, providing new details about how events unfolded during the mass shooting on May 24th at Robb Elementary, which claimed the lives of 19 children and 2 teachers.
NYT Reporter Asks if Joe Biden Will Target Company That Made Gun Used in Texas Attack :: 05/27/2022
New York Times reporter Michael D. Shear asked White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre at Thursday’s press briefing if Joe Biden would go after the company that made a firearm that was used in the Uvalde shooting.
The US 'Has the Most Mass Shootings'--and Other Bogus Gun Research :: 05/27/2022
Last week, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., warned President Donald Trump that if he declared an “emergency” to build a wall, “think what a president with different values can present. … Why don’t you declare [the epidemic of gun violence in America] an emergency, Mr. President? I wish you would. … A Democratic president can declare emergencies as well.”
Biden ATF Nominee Pressed on Gun Prosecution Slowdown During Time as US Attorney :: 05/26/2022
Steve Dettelbach faced scrutiny of his gun prosecution record during his Wednesday confirmation hearing.
Biden ATF Nominee Says He Supports 'Assault Weapons' Ban But Offers No Definition for Term :: 05/26/2022
Steve Dettelbach says he does want to ban “assault weapons” even though he does not have a working definition of which guns would fall under such a ban.
EXCLUSIVE: Andrew Pollack-We Send Billions Around the World But Leave Our Kids Unprotected :: 05/26/2022
Parkland father Andrew Pollack spoke to Breitbart News about Tuesday’s heinous attack on Robb Elementary School in Texas, saying, “We print money and send billions around the world, yet we leave our children unprotected.”
FBI Report: Active Shooting Incidents on the Rise :: 05/26/2022
In the wake of two devastating attacks in less than two weeks, a new government report provides sobering context on the frequency of such incidents.
Police Botched the Uvalde Standoff. Now Gun Controllers Want to Give Police More Power. :: 05/26/2022
First it was Columbine. Then it was Parkland. Now, we learn that at Robb Elementary School, police officers again stood around outside a school while the killer was inside with children.
Republican lawmakers in Harrisburg not likely to budge on push for gun control in Pennsylvania :: 05/26/2022
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — It happens after every one of these mass killings: Calls for more effective gun safety laws on both the national and state levels.
Biden Talks of Deer in Kevlar Vests (Again), Floats 'Assault Weapons' Ban :: 05/25/2022
President Joe Biden addressed the shooting at Uvalde, Texas, Robb Elementary School, talking again about deer in Kevlar vests and suggesting an “assault weapons” ban.
Kamala Harris Reacts to Texas Shooting-Calls for 'The Courage to Take Action' :: 05/25/2022
While speaking at Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies Tuesday, Vice President Kamala Harris addressed the Texas elementary school shooting by saying we, as a nation, must have “the courage to take action.”
The Hard Truth about Tougher Background Checks :: 05/25/2022
On the menu today: Yet another horrific school shooting, and yet another call for legal changes that, had they been in place before the shooting, would not have changed the outcome.
Why Gun Stores and Ranges Need Suicide Prevention Training :: 05/25/2022
I had an awesome opportunity about a month ago to take the QPR Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper certification from a dear friend and Second Amendment advocate, Sarah Joy Albrecht of Hold My Guns. Sarah is on a very important and specific mission to provide aid and assistance for those who might need to seek out therapy, have a support system or connect with voluntary, private, offsite storage during a mental health crisis or times of personal need.
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