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Hundreds gather at City Hall to support 2nd Amendment rights

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Hundreds of protesters gathered Monday, January 7, to stand against Mayor Peduto’s proposed unconstitutional proposal to restrict gun rights. Pittsburgh Attack on Preemption an Attempt to Expand ‘Rights-Free Zones’ :: 01/07/2019 Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf, Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto and City Council members representing the district where the Tree of Life synagogue massacre was carried […]

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City posts misleading information regarding firearms rights

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FICG Files Letter on Behalf of ACSL and FOAC in Response to Pittsburgh’s Unlawful Signage Erected Before Second Amendment Rally :: 01/03/2019 Today, in advance of the Second Amendment Rally in Pittsburgh scheduled for Monday, January 7th, Firearms Industry Consulting Group® (FICG®), a division of Civil Rights Defense Firm, P.C., on behalf of its clients, […]

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Update on City of Pittsburgh’s intent to pass ban on semi-automatic arms

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This update was compiled by Firearms Owners Against Crime President, Kim Stolfer On December 14th the City of Pittsburgh held a press conference announcing their intent to introduce laws that would ban commonly-owned semi-automatic firearms, a ban on common firearms accessories and standard capacity magazines, and a procedure to confiscate firearms without due process. This […]

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The Truth About HB 2060

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By Joshua Prince, Esq. Prince Law Offices, P.C. October 4, 2018 The Truth About HB 2060 That YOUR Representatives Don’t Want You To Know Yesterday, the Pennsylvania Senate passed HB 2060 (Prime Sponsor Marguerite Quinn, Republican Bucks), after declining to amend it to address the plethora of constitutional and statutory issues with it, while certain Senate […]

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HB 2227, Gun Confiscation Bill

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Danger Extreme Risk Protection Order- Critical Votes in Pennsylvania Monday :: 09/24/2018 USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- The Pennsylvania House has announced plans to take two anti-rights bills off the table and bring them to a vote on the House floor this Monday and Tuesday. Rights supporters in Pennsylvania Must Act NOW!!! If you live in Pennsylvania, […]

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A creative solution to put retired officers in our schools, HB 2563

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Creativity is still alive and well in the Pennsylvania legislature.  Representative Karen Boback (R) has referred to committee the Real Property Tax Credit for Security Services Act which would authorize school districts to establish programs permitting retired law enforcement officers to volunteer to provide security services within the school district in exchange for real property […]

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Re-assessment of testing in Pennsylvania. Yes, let’s do it!

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An honest, thorough re-examination of our Pennsylvania assessment and accountability system is needed if “fixing our broken education system” in Pennsylvania is truly a priority.  Query as to whether or not the SAT is an appropriate assessment of mastery of subject matter; nevertheless transparent, concerted evaluation of our academic accountability measures is well worth the […]

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Turnpike Pilots Cashless Zones

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At the end of April, the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission will implement a cashless tolling program across the state to include I-576  in Washington and Allegheny counties.  Four locations on the Turnpike have been selected to operate as “cashless zones.”  A “cashless” toll location will simply no longer offer coin baskets or be manned by toll […]

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Depression Screening Mandate

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Guy Reschenthaler

Without doubt more and more Americans are on high alert as tragedy continues to envelop our culture.  Desperately attempting to isolate and identify the catalyst of the suffering and rage we see in so much of our youth, we look to mental illness.  In an effort to harness one component of the mental illness dilemma, […]