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Attention Pennsylvania Gun Owners: Your State Representative Must Hear from You Immediately!

Monday, October 4, 2010

Please Contact Your State Representative Today!

Your NRA-ILA has learned that anti-gun forces are plotting to attach a plethora of anti-gun amendments to House Bill 40 when the Pennsylvania House of Representatives returns to session Monday, October 4. 

Such amendments include: a ban on semi-automatic rifles; “one-gun-a-month” purchasing restrictions; a prohibition on the use of out of state Right-to-Carry permits by Pennsylvania residents while inside the Commonwealth; mandatory reporting of lost or stolen firearms; mandatory storage of firearms within the home; and increased regulations of firearm ownership in Philadelphia.  Two other amendments to this anti-freedom laundry list are currently pending. 

HB40, sponsored by State Representative Scott Perry (R-92), is the “Castle Doctrine” bill that would permit law-abiding citizens to use force, including deadly force, against an attacker in their homes and any places outside of their home where they have a legal right to be.  “Castle Doctrine” would also protect individuals from civil lawsuits by the attacker or the attacker’s family when force is used. 

Please contact your State Representative and urge their support of HB40 without any anti-gun amendments.  Pennsylvania lawmakers need to stop criminal coddling judges from putting the rights of criminals before the rights of the law-abiding.  Contact information can be found by clicking
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