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PA Bill Number: HB1188

Title: In hunting and furtaking, further providing for unlawful devices and methods.

Description: In hunting and furtaking, further providing for unlawful devices and methods. ...

Last Action: Act No. 41

Last Action Date: Jul 1, 2020

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Orange County lawyer faces federal charges, accused of selling ghost guns :: 02/22/2020

An Orange County lawyer who represents clients in criminal defense cases faces federal charges of her own after being accused of conspiring to sell firearms without serial numbers, also known as "ghost guns."


Gun Rights Groups Sue Illinois State Police Over CCW Delays :: 02/21/2020

There’s an interesting federal court case unfolding in Illinois in which two gun rights organizations — the Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) and Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA) — are suing the State Police (ISP) over alleged diversion of more than $29 million from ISP funds to other purposes, resulting in a dramatic slowdown in approval of applications for Firearm Owner Identification (FOID) cards and concealed carry licenses (CCLs).


Federal Lawsuit Filed v. In Death of Chicago Police Cmdr. :: 02/17/2020

U.S.A.-( The Chicago Tribune is reporting that a federal lawsuit has been filed against by the widow of slain Chicago Police Cmdr. Paul Bauer, with support of the Brady gun-control organization.


Gun Maker Files For Bankruptcy Following Lawsuit :: 02/15/2020

There are a lot of gun companies you can name that make quality firearms. At some level, they really all start to be about the same as far as overall quality goes, really. And no, not all of those firearms break the bank, either.


Anti-Gun States Sue to Stop First Amendment, Impose Controls on Firearms Information :: 02/04/2020

Arizona -( On 23 January 2020, state Attorney Generals from California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Maine, Maryland Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, and Washington, as well as the District of Columbia, filed a lawsuit against various officials in the State Department and the Commerce Department to prevent transfer of some items now under State Department regulation and the International Transfer in Arms Regulations (ITAR) to the Commerce Department.


New Lawsuit Takes On Illinois State Police Over FOID Card Issues :: 01/31/2020

Illinois requires every gun owner in the state to possess a Firearms Owner ID card before they can legally possess a gun, but the state police have been mired in delays that have left thousands of gun owners in limbo as their existing cards expire or they await approval before purchasing a gun. Compounding the problem is the fact that Democrats in the state legislature have been apparently raiding the FOID card fund, taking out millions of dollars that could have been spent to ensure the system was actually operating in a functional manner.


Can a DUI conviction in Pa. prevent you from having a gun? Yes, divided U.S. court says :: 01/22/2020

Can a drunken driving conviction in Pennsylvania trigger a lifelong federal ban on possessing a gun?


Over 30 Florida local governments sue state, seek ability to regulate firearms :: 01/20/2020

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- In a state well-known for its competitive political races and heated debates, one issue that continues to be fiercely discussed in Florida is that of gun control and 2nd Amendment rights.


N.J. pays Second Amendment group (NJ2AS) another $87,500 totaling $230,000 in legal victories! :: 01/19/2020

For the third time, NJ paid our legal fees for another Second Amendment legal victory. This brings the total that New Jersey paid to NJ2AS $230,000 in legal awards.


Virginia's highest court upholds weapons ban at gun rally :: 01/18/2020

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's highest court on Friday upheld a ban on firearms at an upcoming pro-gun rally in the state's capital, an event that authorities feared could erupt in violence at the hands of armed extremists.


Judge Slaps Broward County Down Over Gun Control Ordinances :: 01/16/2020

The people of Broward County, Florida have made some questionable choices through the years. Not only have they not told David Hogg to sit down and shut up, but they also elected Scott Israel as sheriff. Were that the extent of their sins, that would be enough, but I’m afraid it’s not.


Northam's Capitol Square Gun Ban Upheld, Will Be Appealed :: 01/16/2020

A Virginia judge Thursday afternoon denied a request by the Virginia Citizens Defense League and the Gun Owners of America to block Governor Ralph Northam’s ban on firearms in Capitol Square during Monday’s Lobby Day activities and rally that’s expected to bring tens of thousands of gun owners to the capitol.


Progressive Governments' Economic War on the NRA Fails in Court :: 01/08/2020

In California and New York, efforts to target the gun-rights group’s business relationships are failing on First Amendment grounds.


Judge Puts Hawaii Taser Case On Hold :: 01/03/2020

A federal judge has delayed a case involving a Honolulu man who sued the police, city and state in 2018 over the ban on stun guns for personal protection in Hawaii.


Massachusetts Veteran, Crossing Guard Suing To Get His Gun Rights Restored :: 12/23/2019

A Massachusetts man who was stripped of his gun license by his local police chief over a comment made at a local diner is now suing to get his guns and his firearms license returned to him. 84-year old Stephen Nichols was concerned about safety at a local school when he told a fellow diner at Linda Jean’s restaurant that someone could “shoot up the school” because the school safety officer was leaving campus while students were in class.


Man Who Lost Gun Rights Over DUIs Sues To Get Them Restored :: 12/19/2019

No one is going to defend drunk driving.


Why the Courts Aren't All They're Supposed to Be - Lee Friday :: 12/16/2019

In the United States, law courts routinely hand out court order mandating payments to victims. And then do little to enforce them.


Supreme Court Turns Away Appeal In Concealed Carry Case :: 12/13/2019

We’re still waiting to learn what the Supreme Court will do with the challenge to a New York City gun law that it heard earlier this month, but we do know that the Court has now rejected an appeal in a Fourth Amendment case brought by a Pennsylvania county that challenged a state Supreme Court ruling involving police stops and concealed firearms.


Man Wounded in California Synagogue Shooting Sues for Breaching Duty of Reasonable Care :: 12/09/2019

In this Monday, April 29, 2019, file photo, Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein, right, comforts Almog Peretz, center, as they attend the funeral for Lori Kaye, who was killed Saturday when a gunman opened fire inside the Chabad of Poway synagogue in Poway, Calif.


New Lawsuit Seeks To Stop Nevada's Red Flag Law From Taking Effect :: 12/06/2019

Conservative activists in Nevada have filed a legal challenged to the state’s “red flag” firearms seizure law, which is set to take effect on January 1st. NevadaCAN, a “citizens action network” in the state, says the new law is unconstitutional, violating both the Second and Fourth Amendment rights of gun owners in the state.


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