Bloomberg Allies to Target Gun Shows with Big Bucks Lobbying Campaign

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has targeted Pennsylvania gun owners for the last few years, but he is spreading his wealth around to try and shut down all gun shows in the country. His allies in Pennsylvania have signed on to help with this “lobbying blitz” targeting Congress. From Roll Call: Mayors Against...

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SCOTUS Votes to Preserve First Amendment for Hunters!

Apr 20, 10 SCOTUS Votes to Preserve First Amendment for Hunters!

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Today the Supreme Court released their opinion in US v. Stevens, an important case to anyone who enjoys the outdoors or reads sportsmen’s magazines, with an 8-1 victory for free speech. Robert Stevens was an unsympathetic plaintiff in a case that had the potential to hurt all hunters and outdoor media news sources. He was...

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The Functional Second Amendment Brought Back to DC

Apr 19, 10 The Functional Second Amendment Brought Back to DC

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As many rally today in the heart of Washington, DC in the name of the Second Amendment, DC residents are waiting to find out if they will finally have the same Second Amendment rights as the rest of the country. If you thought the successful DC v. Heller case was the end of the debate over the District’s gun laws, it was only...

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Potential Court Nominees on the Second Amendment

Apr 11, 10 Potential Court Nominees on the Second Amendment

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Scholar David Kopel reviews names that have been dropped as potential Supreme Court nominees to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens through the lens of the Second Amendment in a post at the Volokh Conspiracy.  From his report: In order from worst to not-all-bad: Strongly-ideological, highly-committed gun...

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Anti-Gun Organizations Losing Traction

Apr 01, 10 Anti-Gun Organizations Losing Traction

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In an exclusive examination of IRS filings, Pennsylvania gun owners can breathe a little easier in news that fewer people are willing to buy what anti-gun organizations are trying to sell. Reviewing the financial reports of The Brady Campaign and The Brady Center (the legislative & foundation divisions of the national anti-gun...

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Philadelphia’s Request to “Minimize” Rights to be Tested

Feb 24, 10 Philadelphia’s Request to “Minimize” Rights to be Tested

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Here's a reminder of Pennsylvania's connections to the upcoming Supreme Court case on gun bans and where to find live coverage.

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“The NRA is out of control!”

Jan 22, 10 “The NRA is out of control!”

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The words of Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter in response to a lawsuit asking the Supreme Court whether or not cities like his must honor the Second Amendment.

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Philadelphia Denies Second Amendment

Jan 18, 10 Philadelphia Denies Second Amendment

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The City of Philadelphia is asking the US Supreme Court to "minimize" your right to self-defense in the McDonald case. Read more about their brief here.

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More Pennsylvania Voices in McDonald

We already told you about the pro-rights lawmakers from Pennsylvania supporting the McDonald challenge to Chicago's handgun ban. Now learn about who is working against your rights here at home.

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Pennsylvania Voices in McDonald

Though McDonald's impact on gun laws in the Keystone State will likely be minimal, several of our lawmakers have been involved in the case so far.

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