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Omnibus Pro-Gun Bill Up for Possible Vote in the Keystone State!

Friday, June 6, 2008

House Bill 1845, sponsored by State Representative John Sabatina (D-174), is scheduled for a possible vote in the Senate Judiciary Committee next week.

This omnibus legislation contains three NRA-supported provisions, which further protect the rights of Pennsylvania’s gun-owners. One measure would eliminate the prohibition on Right-to-Carry permit holders carrying a concealed firearm for self-defense in state parks.  Another measure would prohibit any government agency from confiscating or regulating the lawful sale, possession, transfer, transport and carry of firearms during a state of emergency, such as occurred in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. A final provision would allow for the issue of emergency concealed carry permits for individuals in immediate danger.

Please contact the members of the Senate Judiciary Committee TODAY and respectfully urge them to support this crucial piece of legislation. 

Senate Judiciary Committee Members:

State Senator Stewart J. Greenleaf (R-12), Chair

(717) 787-6599

sgreenleaf@pasen.gov

 

State Senator Mary Jo White (R-21), Vice Chair

mwhite@pasen.gov

 

State Senator Jay Costa (D-43), Minority Chair

(717) 787-7683

costa@pasenate.com

 

State Senator Joseph B. Scarnati III (R-25), ex-officio

(717) 787-7084

jscarnati@pasen.gov

 

State Senator Patrick M. Browne (R-16)

(717) 787-1349

pbrowne@pasen.gov

 

State Senator Jane M. Earll (R-49)

(717) 787-8927

jearll@pasen.gov

 

State Senator John R. Gordner (R-27)

(717) 787-8928

jgordner@pasen.gov

 

State Senator Jane Clare Orie (R-40)

(717) 787-6538

jorie@pasen.gov

 

State Senator Jeffrey E. Piccola (R-15)

(717) 787-6801

jpiccola@pasen.gov

 

State Senator John C. Rafferty Jr. (R-44)

(717) 787-1398

jrafferty@pasen.gov

 

State Senator Lisa M. Boscola (D-18)

(717) 787-4236

boscola@pasenate.com

 

State Senator Wayne D. Fontana (D-42)

(717) 787-5300

fontana@pasenate.com

 

State Senator Michael J. Stack (D-5)

(717) 787-9608

stack@pasenate.com

 

State Senator J. Barry Stout (D-46)

(717) 787-1463
stout@pasenate.com

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