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PA Bill Number: HB1725

Title: In inchoate crimes, prohibiting the possession of firearm at polling place.

Description: In inchoate crimes, prohibiting the possession of firearm at polling place. ...

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Last Action Date: Jul 17, 2019

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

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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.

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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?"

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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.

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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?

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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.

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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 .

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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The Second Amendment for Troops? :: 05/27/2011

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.

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

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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.

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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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Civil rights group opposes Brady Center on concealed carry :: 05/27/2011

Today, May 25, 2011, the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) filed a friend-of-the-court amicus brief in the Peruta case. The CORE brief emphasizes how the right to "bear arms" does not stop at one's doorstep, and gives a historical analysis of the Fourteenth Amendment, discussing how discretionary firearms licensing laws were an incident of slavery.

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The Changing Face of the Police and the Death of the Fourth Amendment :: 05/26/2011

In early America, citizens were considered equals with law enforcement officials. Authorities were rarely permitted to enter one's home without permission or in a deceitful manner. And it was not uncommon for police officers to be held personally liable for trespass when they wrongfully invaded a citizen's home.

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Obama: We're working on gun control "under the radar :: 05/26/2011

On March 30, the 30th anniversary of the assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, Jim Brady, who sustained a debilitating head wound in the attack, and his wife, Sarah, came to Capitol Hill to push for a ban on the controversial "large magazines." Brady, for whom the law requiring background checks on handgun purchasers is named, then met with White House press secretary Jay Carney . During the meeting, President Obama dropped in and, according to Sarah Brady, brought up the issue of gun control, "to fill us in that it was very much on his agenda," she said.

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