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PA Bill Number: SB290

Title: In terms and courses of study, providing for moment of silence on September 11 anniversary.

Description: In terms and courses of study, providing for moment of silence on September 11 anniversary. ...

Last Action: Referred to EDUCATION

Last Action Date: Jan 31, 2023

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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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Minnesota gun-rights group sues for right to bear arms at state fair :: 08/15/2021

A nonprofit gun-rights group in Minnesota sued one of the state's counties and its sheriff for not allowing attendees of the Minnesota State Fair to carry firearms at the event.

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FPC Sues New Jersey To Restore Right-To-Carry Guns in Public for Self-Defense :: 08/14/2021

U.S.A.-(AmmoLand.com)- Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) and its FPC Law team announced the filing of a new federal Second Amendment lawsuit, Francisco v. Cooke, challenging New Jersey’s unconstitutional restrictions and local practices that prevent residents from exercising their right to carry loaded handguns in public for self-defense. The complaint can be found at FPCLegal.org.

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Jeannette-based gun marketplace website sues Facebook, Instagram over removal :: 08/14/2021

Aug. 13—The owner of a Jeannette-based weapons marketing internet site contends he and his company were improperly removed from two social media platforms and suggested his conservative, pro-gun politics were the cause, according to a lawsuit filed this week in Westmoreland County.

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California Deputies File Lawsuit Against Polymer80 :: 08/13/2021

We live in a litigious society. People will sue at the drop of a hat for some idiotic reason. However, in the gun world, lawsuits happen for two reasons. One is that there was a legitimate fault in a gun that caused injury. We all get those lawsuits. The other are those that exist just to make it too costly for a gun-related company to continue to do business.

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US District Court in CT: Gun Permit not Valid Cause for Arrest and Search :: 08/13/2021

U.S.A.-(AmmoLand.com)- On 12 November 2018, at about 8:34 pm, Basel Soukaneh was driving in Waterbury, Connecticut. He was not familiar with the area and was attempting to find a house he was considering purchasing. The GPS on his cellphone had frozen. The cell phone was on a holder on the dash, so he pulled over to adjust it. Shortly after he pulled over, with the engine running, an officer knocked on his window and demanded his license.  The interior lights on the vehicle were turned on.

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Brady Organization Sues KCI and KCI USA Over 100-Round Drum Magazines :: 08/09/2021

LAS VEGAS, NV –-(Ammoland.com)- The anti-gun Brady Organization is funding a Nevada lawsuit against the Korean company Kyung Chang Industry Co. LTD (KCI) and KCI USA over the company’s magazines.

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National Review Takes Aim At Challenge To Heller :: 08/09/2021

The Heller decision is more than a decade old at this point. The decision became one of the most important decisions regarding the Second Amendment in history as it definitively found that the amendment preserved an individual, not a collective right. Of course, the collective right argument has never really made any sense to me, but people still make it.

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Fed Up: Gun Owners Sue Over Lengthy Licensing, Permitting Delays :: 08/08/2021

Since the start of the COVID pandemic last spring, plenty of government agencies have closed their offices to the public or limited hours and interaction with staff in an attempt to mitigate the spread of the virus. That’s perfectly understandable, but it’s also no excuse when those agencies fail to uphold their responsibilities to the citizens they serve.

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Minnesota Supreme Court Upholds State's Gun-Carrying Law :: 08/08/2021

The Minnesota Supreme Court ruled that a state law requiring individuals to possess a permit to carry a handgun in public is constitutional and doesn’t contravene the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

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