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Pennsylvania: House Judiciary Committee to Consider Attack on Concealed Carry on Tuesday, August 10!

Friday, August 6, 2010

Please Contact the Members of the House Judiciary Committee Today!

On Tuesday, August 10, the House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on legislation that would restrict the recognition of reciprocity agreements for “concealed carry” license holders in Pennsylvania. 

House Bill 2536, introduced by State Representative Brian Lentz (D-161), would prohibit a resident of the Commonwealth from carrying a concealed firearm with a license issued from another state.  For example, a Pennsylvanian with a Utah or Florida permit would be prohibited from carrying a firearm for self-defense while in the Keystone State.

This legislation is the first step in an outright attack on your concealed carry rights in Pennsylvania.  HB2536 poses a very real and serious threat to our rights so it is imperative that you make your voice heard. 

Please contact the members of the House Judiciary Committee IMMEDIATELY and respectfully urge them to oppose HB2536.   Contact information for the committee can be found by clicking
here.

 

On this edition of the ILA Report, Cam Edwards speaks to NRA-ILA Media Liaison Rachel Parsons about top firearms news and legislation from across the nation. In headlines this week:

  • California: Long Gun Registration Bill to be Voted on Thursday!
  • Pennsylvania: House Judiciary Committee to Consider Attack on Concealed Carry on Tuesday, August 10!
  • NRA Challenges Semi-Auto Ban Referendum in Illinois
  • California: Open Carry Ban Advances to Senate Floor

Airdate:  8/12/10

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