Firearms Industry Consulting Group’s Nineteenth Bi-Annual Machinegun Shoot – October 30, 2021!

Firearms Industry Consulting Group® (FICG®), a division of Civil Rights Defense Firm, P.C., will be hosting our nineteenth bi-annual machine gun shoot at Eastern Lancaster County Rod and Gun Club on October 30, 2021, in celebration of the 2nd Amendment of the US Constitution, and Article 1, Section 21 of the PA Constitution. Eastern Lancaster … Continue reading Firearms Industry Consulting Group’s Nineteenth Bi-Annual Machinegun Shoot – October 30, 2021!

$5 Million in Funding Now Available for Pennsylvania Broadband Projects

Nongovernmental entities can now apply for funding for projects that facilitate the deployment of high-speed broadband service infrastructure in unserved and underserved areas of the Commonwealth through the Unserved High-Speed Broadband Funding Program (UHSB). The application window opened June 1 and applications will be accepted until September 24. The UHSB authorizes the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) to … Continue reading $5 Million in Funding Now Available for Pennsylvania Broadband Projects

Monumental 2nd Amendment Decision Regarding Target Ranges on Private Property by Judge Brobson, Candidate for Justice of the PA Supreme Court

Yesterday, in a decision of first impression here in Pennsylvania, Commonwealth Court President Judge Kevin Brobson – also a candidate for Justice of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court – joined by Judge Mary Hannah Leavitt, issued a decision in Barris v. Stroud Township holding that pursuant to the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, Stroud Township’s … Continue reading Monumental 2nd Amendment Decision Regarding Target Ranges on Private Property by Judge Brobson, Candidate for Justice of the PA Supreme Court

SCOTUS Decision on Warrantless Gun Seizure Isn’t What It’s Being Touted To Be…

Yesterday, the internet was ablaze with articles on the U.S. Supreme Court's unanimous decision in Caniglia v. Strom, et al., docket no. 20-157, and people cheering that the U.S. Supreme Court announced the death knell not only to warrantless searches of one's home and seizure of one's firearms but also to red flag laws. Unfortunately, … Continue reading SCOTUS Decision on Warrantless Gun Seizure Isn’t What It’s Being Touted To Be…

PURPLE PAINT MEANS NO TRESPASSING

A change, during 2020,  in Title 18, of the Pennsylvania Crimes Code (2019 Act 103), gives Pennsylvania landowners the option of using purple paint, rather than signs, to post their properties and alert others that lands are private and trespassing isn’t permitted. The Pennsylvania Game Commission has summaries of this recent law on its web … Continue reading PURPLE PAINT MEANS NO TRESPASSING

US DEPARTMENT OF LABOR ANNOUNCES NEW CYBERSECURITY GUIDANCE

Guidance seeks to help protect an estimated $9.3T in assets The U.S. Department of Labor on April 14, 2021 announced new guidance for plan sponsors, plan fiduciaries, record keepers and plan participants on best practices for maintaining cybersecurity, including tips on how to protect the retirement benefits of America’s workers. This is the first time … Continue reading US DEPARTMENT OF LABOR ANNOUNCES NEW CYBERSECURITY GUIDANCE

District Attorney Commits Felony in Disclosing Confidential License to Carry Firearms Applicant Information

It was reported late Thursday night that the Lehigh County District Attorney disclosed confidential firearm purchase and license to carry firearms applicant information to the media in relation to a recent shooting at a Wawa. Not only did the DA disclose general information, but even went and disclosed the actual dates of purchase, application and … Continue reading District Attorney Commits Felony in Disclosing Confidential License to Carry Firearms Applicant Information

US Supreme Court Agrees to Hear NY State Rifle and Pistol Association, et al v. Corlett, et al.

This morning, the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari in NY State Rifle and Pistol Association (NYSRPA), et al. v. Corlett, et al, limited to the issue of "[w]hether the State's denial of petitioners' applications for concealed-carry licenses for self-defense violated the Second Amendment." This will be an extremely interesting issue to watch, especially given the … Continue reading US Supreme Court Agrees to Hear NY State Rifle and Pistol Association, et al v. Corlett, et al.

Groundbreaking Settlement with the City of Philadelphia in Relation to License to Carry Firearm Delays

As one of the attorneys involved in Firearm Policy Coalition's (FPC) Fetsurka, et al v. City of Philadelphia, et al, litigation in the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, I am honored to announce a settlement - entered into by the City of Philadelphia and approved by District Court Judge Michael Baylson - regarding … Continue reading Groundbreaking Settlement with the City of Philadelphia in Relation to License to Carry Firearm Delays

Does This Sound Abusive? If So, Wake Up, America!

There is a post going around social media that I believe warrants discussion. The post, started by an unknown author, goes: Can you tell me if this sounds abusive? posting for a friend.... My friend's husband won’t let her visit any friends or family. He has made her stop all contact with them unless it’s … Continue reading Does This Sound Abusive? If So, Wake Up, America!