Governor Wolf Must Resign Over Ultra Vires/Unconstitutional Acts and Waivers Being Issued to Wolf Organization

Today, I am calling upon Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf to resign as a result of his ultra vires and unconstitutional Order and the issuance of a waiver, in violation of equal protection of the law and self-dealing, to the Wolf Organization. As our readers are aware, yesterday I detailed how Governor Wolf's cabinet making business … Continue reading Governor Wolf Must Resign Over Ultra Vires/Unconstitutional Acts and Waivers Being Issued to Wolf Organization

PA Governor Wolf’s Cabinet Making Business Deemed “Life Sustaining”?!?! … It’s Good to be KING

While most businesses have been shuttered in Pennsylvania due to Governor Wolf's Order of Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Regarding the Closure of All Businesses that are not Life Sustaining, and incorporated List of Life Sustaining Businesses, of March 19, 2020, we can all breath a sigh of relief that The Wolf Organization, a … Continue reading PA Governor Wolf’s Cabinet Making Business Deemed “Life Sustaining”?!?! … It’s Good to be KING

COVID-19 Update: Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation

by Karl Voigt In accord with the executive order issued by Governor Wolf last week, the Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Bureau has in essence shut down its operations in eastern and central Pennsylvania. Most hearings and mediations scheduled to take place between now and March 27, 2020 have been canceled. These events will be rescheduled at … Continue reading COVID-19 Update: Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation

5th Annual FICG/Shooters Gauntlet Next EVOLUTION Machine Gun Shoot!

We are proud to announce that Firearms Industry Consulting Group (FICG)® (FICG®) and Shooters Gauntlet, LLC will be hosting our 5th annual Next EVOLUTION machinegun shoot at the Shooters Gauntlet on June 6-7, 2020, in celebration of the 2nd Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, and Article 1, Section 21 of the PA Constitution. During the … Continue reading 5th Annual FICG/Shooters Gauntlet Next EVOLUTION Machine Gun Shoot!

PA Firearms Law Seminar – March 7, 2020 with Lodestone Training and Consulting

On Saturday, March 7, 2020, from 10am – 2pm,  Chief Counsel Joshua Prince of Firearms Industry Consulting Group® (FICG®), a division of Civil Rights Defense Firm, P.C., and Attorney Eric Winter in conjunction with Lodestone Training and Consulting, will offer a four (4) hour seminar on state and federal firearms law at 1 S. Wilson … Continue reading PA Firearms Law Seminar – March 7, 2020 with Lodestone Training and Consulting

Year in Review: Major Pennsylvania and Federal Firearms Law Cases of 2019

As the year is coming to a close, we thought it important to document some of the monumental court decisions and issues that Firearms Industry Consulting Group® (FICG®), a division of Civil Rights Defense Firm, P.C., was involved in or obtained in 2018. Commonwealth v. Hicks - the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, in a 53 page … Continue reading Year in Review: Major Pennsylvania and Federal Firearms Law Cases of 2019

Pennsylvania Announces 2020 Average Weekly Wage

by Karl VoigtPennsylvania’s Secretary of Labor and Industry has announced the 2020 Statewide Average Weekly Wage. This figure serves as the basis for determining the maximum and minimum weekly Workers’ Compensation benefit rates in Pennsylvania. The figure has increased 3% to $1081 from the 2019 average of $1049. This increase affects the weekly rates paid … Continue reading Pennsylvania Announces 2020 Average Weekly Wage

LIMITED SUNDAY HUNTING COMING TO PENNSYLVANIA IN 2020

Last week, just before Thanksgiving, Governor Wolf signed Senate Bill 147 to give Pennsylvania hunters three new days of Sunday hunting each year. This is a welcome change for those hunters who work a standard business week, go to school, or generally have responsibilities on weekdays who have been relegated to hunting one day per … Continue reading LIMITED SUNDAY HUNTING COMING TO PENNSYLVANIA IN 2020

Harrisburg Petitions PA Supreme Court to Review Standard for Standing in Firearm Preemption Matters

Late last night, the City of Harrisburg filed a petition for allocatur with the Pennsylvania Supreme Court seeking review of the Commonwealth Court's en banc decision in FOAC, et al v. City of Harrisburg, et al., where the court held that one does not have to violate the law in order to have standing to … Continue reading Harrisburg Petitions PA Supreme Court to Review Standard for Standing in Firearm Preemption Matters

Pittsburgh Appeals Ruling That Its Ordinances Are Unlawful

Today, we learned that on the 18th, the City of Pittsburgh filed an appeal to the Commonwealth Court of Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas Judge James' decision of October 29, 2019, holding that the City's firearm ordinances were unlawful. This was after we previously learned of a conspiracy by Pittsburgh Mayor Peduto and Allegheny … Continue reading Pittsburgh Appeals Ruling That Its Ordinances Are Unlawful