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PA Bill Number: SB147

Title: In Pennsylvania Game Commission, further providing for accountability; and, in hunting and furtaking, further providing for hunting on Sunday ...

Description: In Pennsylvania Game Commission, further providing for accountability; and, in hunting and furtaking, further providing for hunting on Sunday ... ...

Last Action: Second consideration, with amendments (37-13)

Last Action Date: Jun 25, 2019

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Rep. Guy Reschenthaler, A Special Audience With Rep. Jim Jordan - 06/27/2019
New Stanton Fire Hall 108 S. Main Street New Stanton, PA

Freedom Rally - 07/13/2019
Bandstand Park Elk Street at South Park Street, Franklin, PA

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

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The lads were spotted making gun shapes with their hands.


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The number of justifiable killings committed by police and private citizens has been trending upward over the past decade, rising in 2009 to their highest levels in more than a dozen years in both Virginia and the nation.


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COLUMBUS, Ohio - Gun violence in Ohio is costing scores of lives and millions of dollars annually across the state, though much of it happens in the largest cities, according to a newspaper analysis published Sunday.


Nevada Senate Passes Bill Allowing Campus Weapons :: 05/30/2011

The Nevada Senate has voted 15-6 to allow anyone who has a permit to carry concealed weapons to bring them on college campuses.


England & Gun Control: Young guns for hire: gangs recruiting children for contract killings :: 05/29/2011

This article is a continuing chapter in the anti-gun groups Vision for America!


Easy Way To Comment On ATF's Power Grab :: 05/28/2011

Thanks to reader P.T. we have our own form-letter generator to submit comments to the Office of Management and Budget on the ATF's proposed multiple rifle sale reporting requirement for the Southwest border states. There is a pre-written letter in the generator which you can modify as you wish.


Guns don't belong in public places :: 05/28/2011

As I entered Walmart, I heard a man say to the greeter that his gun, holstered on his side, always sets off the alarm. She asked, "Why are you carrying a gun?"


NRA Sells Out Second Amendment on Patriot Act :: 05/28/2011

The NRA sold out the Second Amendment during the Patriot Act fight, criticizing Senator Rand Paul's amendment to exempt gun purchases from search provisions of the Patriot Act in e-mails to Congress while sitting on information showing the need for Paul's amendment. The information shows that the FBI and the federal government's Joint Terrorism Task Force have already begun trolling the records of law-abiding gun owners, using the excuse of terrorism surveillance.


Pima County SWAT: Guerena (USMC Combat Veteran) wearing 'boxer briefs' when shot :: 05/28/2011

Are these indications of cover-up, or just poor reporting?


Guns at work could soon be law :: 05/28/2011

AMARILLO---Keeping a gun with your belongings, even when you are at work could soon be legal in Texas.


Hero Gets Fired for Using a Gun to Stop Robbery :: 05/28/2011

The police described it as an armed robbery and a hostage situation. Before dawn on Sunday, May, 8th, two robbers stormed into a Walgreens store wearing masks and gloves and carrying guns. Video cameras in the store on Napier Avenue in Benton Township, Michigan captured the whole event. Fortunately, though, Jeremy Hoven, a pharmacist and one of the employees in the store, had a permitted concealed handgun with him . Unfortunately, Walgreens fired Hoven for having a gun at work .


Opponents of Gun-Free Zones at Universities Find Unlikely Hero in Nevada Woman :: 05/27/2011

Across the country, lawmakers are debating whether universities should let students and faculty with permits carry their concealed weapon on campus. Those who want to put an end to such gun-free zones have found an unlikely hero in a petite, soft spoken, young woman who wonders why colleges protect most Constitutional rights, but not the one that matters most when staring into the face of a violent criminal.


Three Reasons Why Constitutional Carry (No CCW Permit) is Not Insane :: 05/27/2011

Gun control advocates have an extremely limited appreciation of personal liberty (if it's even on their radar). But they're not stupid. They know that the more barriers government places in the way of CCW permits, the less CCW permits the government will issue. More laws, less guns.


Project GunRunner (Overview) :: 05/27/2011

It was 11 days until Christmas and Detroit-born Brian Terry was looking forward to leaving the U.S.-Mexico border at the end of the week for a holiday visit with his family in his home state of Michigan. He had joined the Border Patrol three and one-half years before and had quickly excelled, becoming a member of the elite BORTAC (Border Tactical) Unit detailed out of the Naco, Arizona, station. A rugged, muscular, 6-foot-4 athlete, prior to the Border Patrol he had served four years in the U.S. Marine Corps - including a combat tour in Iraq during Desert Storm - had gone on to college, and then served nine years as a police officer in Lincoln Park, Michigan, a downriver suburb south of Detroit.


NRA Claims Rand Paul's Gun Amendment Would Have Hurt Gun Owners More Than PATRIOT Act :: 05/27/2011

[From NRA e-mails] If the Paul amendment were adopted, the FBI would have used other ways to access whatever firearms records it might need for intelligence or anti-terrorism investigations. This is especially troublesome for gun owners.


Jon Kyl and Mitch McConnell Are Whipping Colleagues to Oppose Gun Protections :: 05/27/2011

I just received an email that Senator Jon Kyl sent out the below email to colleagues urging them to oppose a Rand Paul amendment to the PATRIOT Act that would protect gun rights.


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You read that correctly. The House voted 260 to 160 to approve an amendment to the bill that would revise the military's "rules of engagement" to ensure troops in conflict zones can defend themselves.


Ex-employees who disarmed customers sue Walmart for firing them :: 05/27/2011

LAYTON - They were fired after disarming a gunman in their store who said, "Don't make me do this."


Patriot Takes His Oath To Uphold and Defend The Constitution Seriously :: 05/27/2011

Liao's sense of honor and duty are a refreshing breath of fresh air in this day and age. With politicians publicly rejecting their Oaths of Office to uphold and defend the Constitution by leveraging their lawmaking efforts against common, law-abiding citizens who are doing nothing more than exercising their 2nd Amendment Rights, Liao's personal commitment to the Bill of Rights has now become the exception and not the rule.


U.S. Senator Rand Paul Pro-Gun Amendment Scuttled by Patriot Act Extension and NRA Backstabbing at Last Minute :: 05/27/2011

The Paul amendment that caused the most angst, which would impose strict judicial oversight on access to gun ownership records, will get a vote, but the threshold for passage is high. Supporters need 60 votes, but they are not likely to find anywhere near that many.


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