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Pennsylvania: Urgent Action Needed on Behalf of House Bill 40!

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Please Contact the Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee Immediately!

This afternoon, the Senate Judiciary Committee will meet to consider House Bill 40.  It is imperative that you contact the members of the Senate Judiciary Committee, as well as your State Senator, IMMEDIATELY!     

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.  The “Castle Doctrine” would also protect individuals from civil lawsuits by the attacker or the attacker’s family when force is used. 

Please contact the members of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and your State Senator, IMMEDIATELY and respectfully urge them to vote for HB40.  Pennsylvania lawmakers need to stop liberal judges from putting the rights of criminals before the rights of the law-abiding.  A roster of the committee and contact information for its members can be found by clicking
here.


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