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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: Jun 12, 2019

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FOAC Monthly Meeting - 07/14/2019
South Fayette Township Municipal Building 515 Millers Run Road, Morgan, PA

FOAC Monthly Meeting - 08/11/2019
South Fayette Township Municipal Building 515 Millers Run Road, Morgan, PA

Senator Jim Brewster's Annual 45th District Golf Classic - 08/19/2019
Youghiogheny Country Club 1901 Greenock Buena Vista Rd, McKeesport, PA

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Virginia Beach Shooting Gives Gun-Grabbers Another Opportunity :: 06/03/2019

The shooting at a state government office building in Virginia late Friday afternoon by an employee seeking revenge over being fired from his job is already giving anti-gunners another opportunity to promote their anti-gun, anti-Second Amendment agenda.


Disputed Facts in the Gun Debate :: 06/01/2019

The gun debate is difficult for many reasons. It is often an emotional issue. Unfortunately, there isn’t one gun debate, but perhaps dozens of “gun debates.” Even the questions that seem simple are difficult to answer well.


PA Supreme Court: Unconstitutional to 'Stop-and-Frisk' For Firearms :: 06/01/2019

HARRISBURG, PA-( Today, the Pennsylvania State Supreme Court issued a significant 53-page majority opinion in the criminal appeal of Commonwealth v. Hicks. Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) and Firearms Policy Foundation (FPF) filed an important coalition amicus brief cited by the Court supporting Hicks in December of 2017, alongside Firearms Owners Against Crime (FOAC) and seven Members of Pensylvannia’s General Assembly. The Court’s decision, concurring opinions, and the FPC/FPF amicus brief can be viewed at


Pennsylvania: Dorney Park faces backlash over personalized rifle bullet keepsakes :: 06/01/2019

Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom is backing off sales of a gift shop souvenir bullet that had some guests upset by the message the Lehigh Valley amusement park was sending.


Report: Site of Virginia Beach Shooting Another Gun-Free Zone :: 06/01/2019

The Crime Prevention Research Center (CPRC) unearthed information showing the site of the Virginia Beach shooting was a gun-free zone for city employees.


MONUMENTAL Decision from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court regarding whether the Open Carrying of a Firearm is Reasonable Suspicion of a Crime :: 05/31/2019

Today, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued a 53 page majority opinion, a 2 page concurring decision by Justice Baer and a 16 page concurring opinion by Justice Dougherty which Justice Mundy joined, in the case of Commonwealth v. Hicks, which addressed whether the mere open carrying of a firearm constitutes reasonable suspicion of a crime.


Software Provider Salesforce Cuts Off Gun Industry To Hide Dirty Laundry :: 05/31/2019

It’s been a while since anyone decided to turn their backs on the firearm industry, long enough that I thought maybe that kind of nonsense was finished. It turns out that it wasn’t. Not even close.


Supreme Court Needs To Make States Stop Ignoring The 2nd Amendment :: 05/31/2019

The most important Second Amendment case in a decade may soon be argued before the Supreme Court. Meanwhile, a chorus of Democratic presidential candidates has recently called for stricter gun control. With so much at stake in N.Y. Rifle & Pistol Association v. City of New York, at least one question remains to be answered: Will the Supreme Court actually decide this case?


Wyoming district teachers, staff, support allowing guns :: 05/31/2019

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — A solid majority of teachers and staff in a Wyoming school district say they support allowing employees to carry concealed guns for security purposes.


Advice from cops: Don't talk to cops :: 05/30/2019

Almost every time I speak at a college or law school campus, there are one or two audience members whose mother or father is a police officer or a prosecutor. I always ask them: What did your parents tell you about dealing with the police?


Canadian Bust Is Just More Proof That Gun Laws Don't Work :: 05/30/2019

Canada has a lot of gun laws and keeps looking to create even more. Eventually, it’ll probably follow the lead of its UK brethren and ban most everything except under a handful of circumstances. It’s not like they have a Second Amendment analog up that way.


Chris Cuomo 'Only in America' response to rape survivor pro-NRA gun message ripped :: 05/30/2019

CNN’s Chris Cuomo faced fierce feedback on Wednesday after tweeting about a pro-gun rape survivor’s message.


Europe's Leading Rabbi: Jews Must Begin Carrying Guns :: 05/30/2019

One of Europe’s most prominent Jewish organizations is petitioning the European Union to pass new legislation that would permit Jewish community members to carry guns "for the essential protection of their communities," according to a letter obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.


Maine Reaches Compromise On 'Red Flag' Bill :: 05/29/2019

So-called Red Flag Laws are all the rage in anti-gun circles. Part of that is because, on the surface, they seem to address the problem of how to stop a mass shooting and how to disarm someone who hasn’t broken any laws before they can break laws.


NJ Governor To 'Shame And Name' States He Blames For Violence :: 05/29/2019

Anti-gunners have never figured out that when it comes to guns, bad guys will always get them. They imagine that if they can make everyone swallow the gun control pill, life would turn into a complete Utopia powered by fairy dust.


Radical Left Vision For America Marks Nation's Demise, Not Its Salvation :: 05/29/2019

New York – -( Radical Left politicians, along with a compliant Press, carry the message of the Collectivist vision—a vision that overrides concern for the health, safety, and well-being of the Nation and the Nation’s citizenry.


Texas Is About to Expand Its Program for Teachers Carrying Guns :: 05/29/2019

Twenty years after Columbine, the United States is still looking for how to stop mass public shootings. The rest of the world, where mass public shootings are actually much more common, is also looking for solutions. Russia, France, Finland, and Norway are among the European countries that have experienced far more deaths per capita from these attacks.


What Anti-gun Activists Don't Realize about Hunting :: 05/29/2019

Anti-gun activists fail to realize that guns are part of a hunting culture necessary to preserve our nation’s wildlife and natural beauty.


A Modest Proposal: Sensible Regulation of Books :: 05/28/2019

USA – -( It is common knowledge that books, and many other publications, may foster bad behavior, even criminal behavior, and wrong beliefs. Some books may stimulate hostility towards a helpful government. Others may actually enable criminal activity. Some books may expose to public view information about government activity better kept confidential.


Fearing Supreme Court Loss, New York Tries to Make Gun Case Vanish :: 05/28/2019

WASHINGTON — A couple of weeks ago, the New York Police Department held an unusual public hearing. Its purpose was to make a Supreme Court case disappear.


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