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PA Bill Number: HB549

Title: In hunting and furtaking, further providing for prohibition on Sunday hunting and providing for regulation of Sunday hunting by the Pennsylvania Game ...

Description: In hunting and furtaking, further providing for prohibition on Sunday hunting and providing for regulation of Sunday hunting by the Pennsylvania ...

Last Action: Referred to GAME AND FISHERIES

Last Action Date: Feb 20, 2019

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Anti-Gunners: DC Public School Urges Students To Skip Class To Protest For Gun Control :: 02/11/2019

Here is a message sent out to students and parents by the assistant principal of a D.C. public high school, encouraging the community to participate in a protest on Capitol Hill for universal background checks on firearm purchases. The protest occurs on a Tuesday and protesters “depart for the Capitol” at 10:30 AM, according to a program itinerary. The DC public schools calendar confirms that students are supposed to be in session on Tuesday February 12, 2019.

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Canadian Gun Owners Resisting Quebec Registration :: 02/11/2019

Canadian gun owners in Quebec appear to be balking at the province’s long gun registration requirement.

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House To Move Forward With Gun Control Proposals :: 02/11/2019

On Wednesday, gun owners got to see what a Nancy Pelosi controlled Congress looks like as the House Judiciary Committee held its first gun control hearing in nearly a decade. Things went as one would expect.

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Lawmakers once again push for concealed carry reciprocity :: 02/11/2019

(2/8/2019) - Lawmakers are pushing for new legislation to increase the power of a concealed carry permit.

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Pittsburgh Officials To Amend Illegal Gun Proposal :: 02/11/2019

The City of Pittsburgh is still making their illegal push for gun control in the city. It’s illegal because Pennsylvania has a preemption law, which means gun control laws need to come down from the state legislature.

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Are Some Gun Groups Just In It For The Money? :: 02/09/2019

Gun owners are generally more politically engaged than most segments of the population. They’re engaged and willing to battle to preserve their Second Amendment rights.

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Lawmakers Seek To Address Gun Rights Of Medical Marijuana Patients :: 02/09/2019

When Hawaii decided to confiscate guns of medical marijuana patients, there was outrage. For better or worse, the police department was on solid legal ground. Federal law prohibits gun ownership by anyone using prohibited substances.

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Rape Survivor Tells Congress: Gun Control Laws Left Her Helpless :: 02/09/2019

House Democrats are wasting no time in the new Congress scheduling hearings that address their priorities, including a hearing on Wednesday on “gun violence” as part of an effort to pass legislation to require universal background checks for firearm purchases.

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Sheriffs In New Mexico Stand Against Proposed Gun Laws :: 02/09/2019

New Mexico is considering what I’ve come to think of as being among the “standard slate” of gun laws. Primarily, a red flag law and a safe storage law, which are two of the more popular efforts gun control proponents have been pushing throughout the nation.

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Congressman Eric Swalwell's Radioactive "Common Ground" :: 02/08/2019

Those who oppose our Right to Keep and Bear Arms have been mislabeling NRA as “extremists” for decades, but the vitriol against this institution from true extremists has escalated to absurd proportions over the last year. Unfortunately, our Association has become accustomed to being blamed by gun-ban advocates for the acts of violent criminals. These baseless attacks took a very dark turn, however, after the horrific murders at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida last February.

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House Plans To Vote On Universal Background Checks Next Week :: 02/08/2019

Democrats are eager. For the first time in ages, they feel like they have a chance to push through some gun control and they’re not going to wait around to do it. In fact, they have plans to vote next week.

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Senators Seek To Beef Up Law Banning Fed Money For Registries :: 02/08/2019

It’s currently federal law that federal dollars can’t be used to fund gun registration problems. However, that doesn’t mean there aren’t ways around the law.

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Trump Administration Breaks Campaign Pledge, Places Gun Owners under Siege :: 02/08/2019

U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “Federal court rules firearms prohibition against an individual for a misdemeanor conviction under vehicle code is unconstitutional,” Adam Kraut reported on Prince Law Offices Blog Monday. “Judge Eduardo Robreno of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania ruled in a 25 page memorandum that it was unconstitutional, as applied to [plaintiff Daniel F.] Miller, to prevent him from exercising his Second Amendment right as a result of a 1998 misdemeanor conviction under the vehicle code – specifically, the alteration of a PennDOT window tint exemption form.”

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When Gun Laws Cause An Exodus From A State :: 02/08/2019

State-level gun control can be insidious, but there’s one upside to it over federal gun control. You can leave a state for one that respects your gun rights.

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House panel plans action on gun background check bill next week :: 02/07/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee will take up legislation next week that would require universal background checks for gun buyers, the panel's Democratic chairman said on Thursday.

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Nadler: 'We Mean Business' on Gun Control; 'It's Not About Mental Health' :: 02/07/2019

(CNSNews.com) - "We came in, and we mean business," House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, a New York Democrat, told CNN's Chris Cuomo Wednesday night.

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Pledging 'a new chapter,' House Democrats hear pleas to address gun-violence crisis :: 02/07/2019

A doctor, law enforcement personnel, and a witness to one of the nation’s worst mass shootings urged Congress on Wednesday to consider stricter gun-control measures, as House members convened their first hearing in eight years to address what most agree is an epidemic of gun violence.

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Rep. Steve Scalise: Democrats don't want you to hear what I have to say about guns and the Second Amendment :: 02/07/2019

Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee held a hearing Wednesday on new gun control legislation Democrats plan to push on the American people. The top Republican on the committee, Doug Collins, R-Ga., asked committee Democrats if I could testify about this legislation in an appropriate setting to offer another perspective as both a survivor of a shooting attack and strong supporter of our Second Amendment rights. But the Democrats said no. While liberals may try to silence conservative voices, I will not be silenced. The American people deserve to hear all perspectives. Here is the testimony I planned to give:

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Sunday hunting could soon be legal in PA :: 02/07/2019

"I never got to hunt with my dad. He did the best he could with what he was given, but that’s something that I really regret,” said Doug Lapp, a member of both the Hunters United for Sunday Hunting group and the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau.

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Ten Senators Cosponsor GRIP Act to Protect Gun Owners' Privacy Rights :: 02/07/2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today reintroduced the Gun-owner Registration Information Protection Act (GRIP Act) to ensure federal funding cannot be used by states, localities, or any other organization to maintain gun registries.

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