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PA Bill Number: HB2216

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for sale of certain toy guns and imitation firearms prohibited.

Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for sale of certain toy guns and imitation firearms prohibited. ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Jan 15, 2020

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Firearms Seminar hosted by PA Rep. Mike Puskaric - 01/25/2020
Carrick Sportsmen’s Club 3301 Ridge Road, South Park, PA


Keep Cook Rally - 01/25/2020
Valley Inn Social Hall 34 Snyder Avenue, Monongahela, PA


Concealed Carry Education Seminar hosted by PA Senator Doug Mastriano - 01/25/2020
South Mountain Fish and Game Club 11547 Loop Road, Fayetteville, PA

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Gun Control Activist Promotes False Data To Uphold Anti-Gun Propaganda :: 12/31/2019

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