Know the Law: Traveling with a Firearm

Posted by on Dec 24, 2019 in Blog, Gun Laws, Gun Rights, Know The Law |

Pittsburgh news station KDKA reports that 35 firearms have been seized at Pittsburgh International Airport in 2019. When you’re traveling with a firearm, it’s important to remember that there are laws, regulations, and company policies that may prevent you from carrying your firearm in certain places. Cars and other automobiles Each state has different laws about how and whether you can carry a firearm in a car. Be sure to check the...

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Deer Hunting Season is Coming–How to Make Sure You Are Following the Law

Posted by on Nov 16, 2019 in Blog, Blog Posts, Criminal Law Basics, Gun Laws, Gun Rights |

Due to a recent change in Pennsylvania law, deer hunting season is starting two days early. Instead of the first Monday after Thanksgiving, the first day of buck hunting will be on Saturday, November 30th, 2019 with the first day of antlerless for most Pennsylvania regions starting on December 7th. Before the season begins, hunters should check to make sure that they are complying with the law. Checking to make sure that you are allowed to...

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UPDATE: In the News: PA Castle Doctrine to take effect Saturday, August 27th

Posted by on Aug 26, 2011 in Blog, Blog Posts, Castle Doctrine and Stand Your Ground Doctrine, Gun Laws, Gun Rights, In the News, News Update |

The new expansion to the Pennsylvania castle doctrine will take effect on Saturday, August 27th, 2011.  (h/t NRA-ILA) For more information, go to: UPDATE: In the News: Pa governor signs bill expanding Castle Doctrine In the News: PA Castle Doctrine Bill passes state senate Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to email this...

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UPDATE: In the News: Pa governor signs bill expanding Castle Doctrine

Posted by on Jun 28, 2011 in Blog, Blog Posts, Castle Doctrine and Stand Your Ground Doctrine, Gun Laws, Gun Rights, In the News, News Update, Self-Defense |

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that Governor Tom Corbett has signed a Pennsylvania bill expanding the castle doctrine.  Under the previous law, if a person faced the threat of death or serious bodily injury outside of their home or place of work was able to retreat with complete safety, self-defense with deadly force was not permitted.  With the new law, it is now permissible to meet a threat of death or serious bodily injury with deadly...

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In the News: PA Castle Doctrine Bill passes state senate

Posted by on Jun 20, 2011 in Blog, Blog Posts, Castle Doctrine and Stand Your Ground Doctrine, Gun Laws, Gun Rights, In the News, Self-Defense |

A Pennsylvania bill modfiying the duty to retreat in the face of a threat of death or serious bodily injury has passed the Pennsylvania General Assembly and is awaiting approval by Governor Tom Corbett. Under existing law, a person has a duty to retreat from a threat of death or serious bodily injury if 1.) he can retreat with complete safety and 2.) he is not in his home or place of business.  With the new law, a person who is in a place where...

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