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PA Bill Number: HB2473

Title: In returns of primaries and elections, further providing for appeals to court from decisions of the county board and for Secretary of the ...

Description: In returns of primaries and elections, further providing for appeals to court from decisions of the county board and for Secretary of the ... ...

Last Action: Referred to STATE GOVERNMENT

Last Action Date: Jul 12, 2024

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Ohio Legislature Passes Permitless Gun-Carry :: 03/04/2022

A bill that would make Ohio the 22nd state to enact a permitless gun-carry regime is now on its way to the Governor’s desk.


Bill To Remove AOWs From The NFA Introduced In Congress :: 03/03/2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. -( Representative Chip Roy (R-TX) introduced a bill called the “No Backdoor Gun Control Act” in the U.S. House of Representatives that would remove the “any other weapons” (AOW) definition of a firearm under the National Firearms Act (NFA).


Arizona Bill to Remove Silencers from Prohibited Weapons List :: 03/02/2022

U.S.A. –-(– In Arizona, Senator Wendy Rogers has introduced a bill, AZ SB 1037, to remove silencers, suppressors, “gun mufflers” from the list of prohibited weapons in Arizona Revised Statutes 13-3101. Here is the basic change:


FPC Statement on Biden Supreme Court Nominee, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson :: 03/01/2022

Following President Biden’s announcement today nominating Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court, the Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) released the following statement:


FPC Brief Argues Removal of Comments on Government Facebook Page Violated First Amendment Rights :: 02/22/2022

DENVER (February 15, 2022) – Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) has filed a motion seeking leave to file a proposed amicus brief with the ​​United States Court for the District of Colorado in the case of Delbert Sgaggio v. De Young, et al., a case where the magistrate judge recently concluded that Sgaggio’s criticism of City of Woodland Park, Colorado government employees was “obscene” and therefore unprotected by the First Amendment. The proposed amicus brief, authored by Eugene Volokh and FPC’s Matt Larosiere, can be found at


FPC Victory: PA Appellate Court Rules Philadelphia Lost or Stolen Ordinance is Unlawful :: 02/22/2022

February 15, 2022 – In another Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) legal victory, Pennsylvania’s Commonwealth Court ruled on appeal that Philadelphia’s ordinance requiring the reporting of “lost or stolen” firearms violates State law. The opinion in City of Philadelphia v. Armstrong can be found at


Washington Senate Passes Ammo Magazine Ban :: 02/11/2022

After several years of failed attempts, lawmakers in Washington state have started to move a magazine capacity restriction bill.


Virginia Switches sides on Supreme Court case of New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen :: 02/10/2022

With Virginia switching sides, there are now 27 states that back striking down New York’s May Issue requirements for concealed carry, and only 17 states and the District of Columbia that support keeping the “proper cause” requirement before permits are issued. A copy of Virginia’s letter to the Supreme Court is available here. A key passage of Virginia’s filing is here:


Good Guy With a Gun Charged for Carrying Without a Permit After Justified Self-Defense Shooting :: 02/09/2022

Last November, a man legally shot a woman in self-defense and he recently got his award from the State of Wisconsin.


Federal Court Orders Air Force to Pay 230 Million to Texas Church Shooting Victims :: 02/08/2022

The U.S. Air Force has been found partially liable for the 2017 shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas.


Blue-state attorneys general help the Mexican government sue gun manufacturers :: 02/07/2022

This week the attorneys general of 13 Democrat-controlled states, and municipal leadership in Washington D.C., expressed their support for a federal lawsuit in which the Mexican government is accusing American gun manufacturers of facilitating the trafficking of weapons to criminals in Mexico.


FPC Sues U.S. Government in Lawsuit Challenging Gun Denials, 'Burden-Shifting' :: 02/01/2022

MEDFORD, OR (January 31, 2022) — The Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) has filed a new lawsuit that challenges the federal government’s wrongful denial of an application to purchase a firearm, as well as burden-shifting policies and practices that force gun buyers to prove they are not prohibited persons under the law. The complaint for Newton v. United States, along with additional case information and documents, can be found at


FPC Sues California to Protect Gun Owners' Privacy :: 01/31/2022

SAN DIEGO, CA (January 28, 2022) — The Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) filed a new lawsuit today challenging California Assembly Bill 173, which requires the state’s Department of Justice to share the personal identifying information of millions of gun and ammunition owners with other parties for non-law-enforcement purposes. The complaint in Doe Brandeis v. Attorney General Rob Bonta, along with case information and documents, can be found at


Pennsylvania Court Strikes Down Mail-In Voting Law As Unconstitutional :: 01/31/2022

On Friday, a Pennsylvania court declared the state’s statute authorizing no-excuse mail-in voting was unconstitutional. Within hours, Pennsylvania officials filed a notice of appeal with the state Supreme Court, putting on hold the lower court decision and thereby leaving in place the vote-by-mail option until the state’s high court rules.


SAF, Allies Sue Calif. AG Bonta over Law Threatening Gun Owner Privacy :: 01/28/2022

U.S.A. –-( The Second Amendment Foundation has filed a lawsuit against California Attorney General Rob Bonta, alleging implementation of a new law that requires the state Department of Justice to share gun owner information with the California Firearm Violence Research Center and others violates their privacy rights under the constitution.


Gun rights group sues San Jose over unprecedented liability insurance mandate :: 01/26/2022

A gun rights group is suing a California city after it passed an ordinance mandating gun owners to purchase liability insurance and pay an annual fee. 


The NYC Second Amendment infringement case you're not hearing about :: 01/26/2022

Cavalier Knight lives in New York City. He currently holds an FFL issued by the ATF and has his Class III endorsement. Knight’s business, as noted in his own words on his webpage, specializes “in providing quality firearms and tactical ballistic protection.” The items Knight mostly focuses on selling would be plate carriers and ballistic armor, although he has bigger aspirations. He’s a registered vendor able to sell goods and conduct commerce with the City of New York. Even though Knight has his federally issued FFL, he can’t deal in firearms in New York City. This situation he’s in intrigued me, so we had a chat.


Appeals court gives 2nd Amendment huge victory over lockdown policies. But judge takes unusual extra step after predicting ruling will be appealed. :: 01/25/2022

The Second Amendment scored another crucial victory last week when a three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that disproportionate lockdown restrictions on gun stores in two California counties were unconstitutional.


9th Circuit Panel Says Pandemic-Inspired Shutdowns of Gun Stores Were Unconstitutional :: 01/22/2022

For 48 days in the spring of 2020, Ventura County, California, effectively prohibited the purchase of firearms or ammunition. It also barred people who already owned firearms from visiting gun ranges to hone their skills and prevented them from taking the steps necessary to obtain carry permits, which are legally required in California to exercise the right to bear arms outside the home. The county did all of this in the name of controlling COVID-19, although it simultaneously allowed many other activities that posed similar or greater risks of virus transmission.


Knife Rights' PA Switchblade Ban Repeal & Knife Law Preemption Bill Introduced :: 01/14/2022

U.S.A.-( Pennsylvania Senator Sharif Street has introduced SB 1013, Knife Rights’ bill to repeal the Keystone State’s ban on switchblade (automatic) knives and enact Knife Rights’ signature Knife Law Preemption.


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