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PA Bill Number: SB565

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, repealing provisions relating to firearms not to be carried without a license, providing for license not ...

Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, repealing provisions relating to firearms not to be carried without a license, providing for licens ...

Last Action: Veto No. 4

Last Action Date: Dec 2, 2021

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Concealed Carry Seminar – Sponsored by Rep. Eric Nelson - 12/7/2021
Word of Life Church 4497 State Route 136 Greensburg, PA


Annual Holiday Party - 12/12/2021
Al's Cafe 440 McMurray Road, Bethal Park, PA


Concealed Carry Seminar – Sponsored by Ambridge District Sportsmen’s Assoc. - 02/26/2022
ADSA Clubhouse 2900 Ridge Road Extension, Baden PA

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Legal News

NRA Files Amicus Brief Urging SCOTUS to Reverse Trumpstock Fiasco :: 09/10/2021

Trump was wrong on bump stocks.  He wasn’t “playing 3D chess,” as some of his most ardent supporters in the gun community alleged. Can we all admit that now?

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Heller Takes DC Back to Court Over 'Ghost-Gun' Ban :: 09/08/2021

The man behind the most consequential gun-rights case in American history is back in court.

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20 State Attorneys General Oppose Biden Administrations Proposed Gun Laws :: 09/04/2021

USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Twenty state attorneys general, led by West Virginia’s Patrick Morrisey & Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich, have signed a letter to Marvin Richardson, acting director of the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, opposing the Biden administration’s gun control measures, asserting “an unlawful attempt to regulate guns proposed by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF),” according to a news release from the office of Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron.

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St. Paul man who shot at MPD in self-defense acquitted of all charges by jury :: 09/03/2021

The incident happened days after the murder of George Floyd by then-Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. According to the original complaint, officers were allegedly patrolling near 15th Avenue South and Lake Street on May 30, 2020. When officers reached the area of 14th Avenue South, they witnessed a group of people that allegedly dispersed upon seeing police. Police then got out of an unmarked white van, wearing full uniforms and Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) gear. Officers involved were assigned to deploy "non-lethal" rounds to "attempt to disperse crowds" as a curfew was in effect at the time.

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Judge denies challenge to Missouri gun law :: 09/02/2021

A Cole County judge issued in favor of the Missouri government and denied a challenge to a law known as the Second Amendment Preservation Act that has strong ties to Christian County.

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Biden DOJ Asks 4th Circuit For Redo In Gun Control Challenge :: 09/01/2021

When the Fourth Circuit ruled that age limits on gun sales were unconstitutional, many of us celebrated. After all, we agreed with the ruling. What was there for us to be upset with.

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Federal Court Decision: Parts of Hawaii Gun Registration Law are Unconstitutional :: 08/31/2021

U.S.A.-(AmmoLand.com)- On 16 August 2021, in the United States District Court for the District of Hawaii, Judge J. Michael Seabright granted a motion for summary judgment for the plaintiffs. The two disputed parts of the State of Hawaii’s registration law are unconstitutional in violation of the Second Amendment.  From the decision:

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FPC Files Lawsuit Challenging ‘Assault Weapons’ Ban in Cook County, Illinois :: 08/30/2021

CHICAGO, IL (August 27, 2021) — Today, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced a new federal Second Amendment lawsuit challenging the ban on so-called “assault weapons” in Cook County, Illinois. Case documents in Viramontes v. Cook County, Il. can be found at FPCLegal.org.

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Supreme Court Sets Date for Monumental Firearms Carry Case :: 08/30/2021

The U.S. Supreme Court has set Nov. 3 to consider an all-important case dealing with whether the Second Amendment protects the right of Americans to keep and bear arms outside the home.

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Why ALL Section 230 Reform Measures May Hurt Gun Rights :: 08/30/2021

Earlier this week, Cam wrote about an attempt to shut down sites like Armslist. The attack seeks to use reform of Second 230, something conservatives have been clamoring for a lot in recent months/years.

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SAF Victory in PA Gun Range Case: Can’t ‘Zone Out’ 2nd Amendment :: 08/23/2021

A three-judge panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has unanimously remanded—for the second time—a case back to the federal district court that essentially says local governments cannot use zoning laws to essentially prevent gun stores and gun ranges from operating.

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Two Courts Take Opposite Views of Second Amendment :: 08/23/2021

Chief Justice J. Michael Seabright — a George W. Bush appointee — of Hawaii’s District Court blasted two of Hawaii’s more ridiculous infringements of the Second Amendment last week, claiming that they had no basis in fact, or history, or common sense.

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San Francisco DA Sues 3 'Ghost Gun' Makers to Deflect Criticism About High Crime, Lenient Policies :: 08/20/2021

San Francisco’s district attorney said Wednesday he is suing three California companies that make and distribute “ghost guns,” the untraceable, build-it-yourself weaponry that accounted for nearly half the firearms recovered in gun killings in the city last year.

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Department of Justice seeks to block Missouri's 'Second Amendment Preservation Act' :: 08/19/2021

A Missouri law prohibiting state and local police from enforcing certain federal gun laws has already undermined drug and weapons investigations, the U.S. Department of Justice argued in documents filed Wednesday in Cole County Circuit Court.

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FPC Tells ATF to Withdraw "Unconstitutional" Firearm Rule :: 08/19/2021

WASHINGTON, DC (August 19, 2021) — Today, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced the filing of the organization’s official comment in opposition to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (“ATF”) Proposed Rule 2021R-05, “Definition of ‘Frame or Receiver’ and Identification of Firearms.” FPC’s opposition brief can be found at FPCLegal.org.

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Honolulu Immediately Folds in Face of Gun-Rights Lawsuit :: 08/18/2021

A Honolulu practice of denying gun rights to residents over non-criminal disorderly conduct violations was quickly felled on Monday.

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Federal District Court Rules Two Hawaii Gun Control Laws Violate the Second Amendment :: 08/17/2021

When you think ‘gun control,’ the states that immediately come to most people’s minds are California, New York, New Jersey and a few other usual suspects. But Hawaii takes a back seat to no one in its zeal to keep its citizens disarmed (see, for example, the state’s virtual ban on carrying guns outside the home). But yesterday, a US District Court judge struck down two laws that are clearly intended to limit or outright discourage individuals from buying and owning firearms.

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Third Circuit Delivers Win For Second Amendment In Gun Range Case :: 08/17/2021

A Pennsylvania town’s restrictive rules for gun ranges can face a Second Amendment challenge, thanks to a unanimous decision by the Third Circuit Court of Appeals handed down on Tuesday. The case, known as Drummond v. Robinson Township, revolves around zoning requirements and restrictions put in place by the township several years ago, after the Greater Pittsburgh Gun Club was purchased by William Drummond.

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Armslist Slaps Tech Giants With a Lawsuit Over Deplatforming :: 08/16/2021

Armslist LLC and owner Jonathan Gibbon recently filed a lawsuit against Facebook and Instagram over the social media giants’ decision to suspend Gibbon’s personal and business accounts in January, 2020.

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ATF Sued By Trigger Manufacturer :: 08/15/2021

One of the biggest concerns for gun owners with the current administration is that Joe Biden will try to use the regulatory powers of the executive branch to impose new restrictions on the right to keep and bear arms since he can’t get his gun ban plan through Congress. We’re already witnessing the a couple of attempts to do so with the proposed rules regarding unfinished frames and receivers and pistol braces that are still open for public comment, but a new lawsuit filed by Rare Breed Triggers is another example of how the agency can abuse its regulatory authority and cause big problems for companies that are trying to do the right thing.

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