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PA Bill Number: SB531

Title: In general provisions, providing for findings regarding firearms and ammunition; and, in preemptions, providing for regulation of firearms and ...

Description: In general provisions, providing for findings regarding firearms and ammunition; and, in preemptions, providing for regulation of firearms a ...

Last Action: Removed from table

Last Action Date: Jul 15, 2020

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With the possible exception of religion, there is no issue in American political life that is as poorly covered as guns. At RealClearPolitics, John Lott reports that legacy media outlets often quite literally allow anti–Second Amendment activists to write their news stories on gun policy. Politico hasn’t quite done that today, but . . . well, I’m not sure having reporters dutifully repackaging Everytown USA press releases is any better.

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Americans Are Buying Guns in Record Numbers. The Washington Post Isn't Pleased. :: 07/23/2020

Americans Are Buying Guns in Record Numbers. The Washington Post Isn't Pleased.  Social scientists have been trying for many years to blame homicides on the presence of guns. A favorite tool in this quest is the use of studies that show a correlation between gun ownership and crime. These studies are then reported as "evidence" that the presence of guns causes crime.

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Bloomberg Unleashes $15-Million Anti-Gun Ad Blitz :: 07/23/2020

Michael Bloomberg’s pet gun control group Everytown for Gun Safety has vowed to spend at least $60-million in this year’s elections, and the New York Times is reporting that the first $15-million of that anti-gun war chest will be spent in places where the Second Amendment has been fairly secure in recent years. The gun control group says it’s earmarked at least $5-million in the state of Florida, where the group will be promoting Joe Biden’s presidential campaign, and an initial $3.5-million investment in Texas targeting a half-dozen races for the U.S. House.

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Malkin: One nation under anarcho-tyranny :: 07/23/2020

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The Truth Behind That Huge Spike In Rejected Background Checks :: 07/23/2020

Gun control groups know that their best shot of electing anti-gun candidates this November is to scare the bejeebers out of American voters, particularly suburban women, where support for new gun laws is strongest. How do you do that at a time when more Americans than ever before are purchasing firearms for self-defense? Well, you have to scare them into believing that it’s a terrible thing that people are exercising their Second Amendment rights.

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Warner and Kaine introduce federal gun control measure that mirrors new Virginia law :: 07/23/2020

WASHINGTON — Two Virginia Democrats want to make the recent gun-control laws adopted by the Virginia General Assembly a national law.

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US banks and financial institutions have been slowly severing ties with the gun industry :: 07/22/2020

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Anti-Gun Group Opposes Reducing Training Quota For Teachers :: 07/21/2020

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A student at Fordham University has been sanctioned by the school for a series of social media posts supporting conservative causes that university officials say violated its code of conduct.

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