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PA Bill Number: HB777

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for definitions and providing for the offense of sale of firearm or firearm parts without ...

Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for definitions and providing for the offense of sale of firearm or firearm parts without ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Apr 12, 2024

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TV Executives Admit in Taped Interviews That Hollywood Pushes a Liberal Agenda :: 06/01/2011

The book makes the case that TV industry executives, writers and producers use their clout to advance a liberal political agenda. The author bases his thesis on, among other things, 39 taped interviews that he'll roll out piecemeal during the next three weeks.


NRA members who would vote for Obama in 2012??? :: 06/01/2011

15% This is the percentage of present and former members of the National Rifle Association who think that President Obama deserves to be re-elected. More than four in five voters (83 percent) who described themselves in this category say it is time for someone new. This comes at a time when 42 percent of all likely voters say Obama deserves another term - a number up four points from his lowest level a month ago.


Some Luzerne County gun permit holders will receive small refund :: 06/01/2011

WILKES-BARRE - Luzerne County Sheriff John Gilligan has approved refunds to residents who paid $31 for a permit to carry a concealed gun after the fee dropped to $20 on May 10.


Arizona Shooting of Marine Vet Jose Guerena: Initial Analysis :: 05/31/2011

As regular readers know, I'm a USAF veteran (I was a security police officer in SAC during the cold war) and have extensive civilian police service, including SWAT duty. I have been writing on the Erik Scott case In Las Vegas since August of 2010. Those extensive posts are available in our Erik Scott archive.


Will new self-defense laws increase safety? :: 05/31/2011

HARRISBURG - When Florida lawmakers in 2005 made their state one of the first to significantly expand its citizens' self-defense rights, they hoped doing so would deter criminals and ultimately reduce violent crime.


Parkside council continues debate on weapons ordinance :: 05/31/2011

PARKSIDE - Borough officials are once again wrestling with a proposed ordinance that would prohibit the discharge of guns in the residential community and allow police officers to confiscate the weapons used by offenders.


New Mexico Supreme Court Lets Cops Grab Guns During Stops :: 05/31/2011

Supreme Court allows police to take all firearms from law-abiding motorists during traffic stopsPolice officers in New Mexico can take guns away from drivers who pose no threat. The [New Mexico] state supreme court ruled on May 20 that "officer safety" is more important than any constitutional rights a gun-owning motorist might have. The ruling was handed down in deciding the fate of Gregory Ketelson who was a passenger in a vehicle pulled over on November 13, 2008.


2010 Arizona child drownings: One fatal moment :: 05/31/2011

Note: Pools are incredibly deadly to children, and totally dwarf the accidental deaths of children with firearms, yet the antis never try to ban or even restrict pools.


Both sides fire off on self-defense bill :: 05/31/2011

The Assembly Judiciary Committee is considering a bill that would automatically let someone off-the-hook for killing a home invader, if they feel their life is in danger.


Group protests SWAT death of Tucson Marine :: 05/31/2011

TUCSON, Ariz. - The death of a former Marine near Tucson continues to stir controversy. A group spent this Memorial Day protesting the SWAT raid which led to his death. Investigation documents reveal officers seized guns, banking documents and other items from the home but did not find drugs or cash. The original search warrants, along with other documents relating to the investigation, remain sealed.


UK: Boys, 7, told: Playing guns is 'too threatening' :: 05/31/2011

The lads were spotted making gun shapes with their hands.


Justifiable killings rise in Virginia and the nation :: 05/30/2011

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.


Ohio gun violence costs lives, millions of dollars :: 05/30/2011

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.


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