Yesterday, the Pennsylvania Senate passed Senate Bill 5 with a vote of 34 to 16, which is a 2/3rds majority veto-proof vote; however, the vote could have been even stronger if three republicans - Senators Greenleaf, Killion and McGarrigle - had not voted against it. At the last minute, there were five amendments proposed to Senate … Continue reading Firearm Preemption Passes Senate With Veto-Proof Vote
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Firearm and Ammunition Preemption Needs YOUR Immediate Support!
Today, in an 8-3 vote, the Senate Local Government Committee passed an extremely important firearm and ammunition preemption bill - Senate Bill 5 - which in addition to reaffirming/strengthening preemption would also provide for attorney fees and costs, where a local government violates the preemption statute. Senate Bill 5 will now go to the Senate … Continue reading Firearm and Ammunition Preemption Needs YOUR Immediate Support!
Call to Action – HB 1243 – Strengthening Preemption
I just received notice from Pennsylvania Representative Stephen Bloom that HB 1243, just passed its third consideration in the House by a vote of 143-54. There are only several days left to get this through the Senate and we're going to need YOUR help! Emails are insufficient. We're being outnumbered by 3-1 in calls to … Continue reading Call to Action – HB 1243 – Strengthening Preemption