PA Attorney General Reviews Reciprocity Agreements and Nixes Virginia

On Monday, PA Attorney General Josh Shapiro held a press conference wherein he "announced his office ha[d] completed an exhaustive review of concealed carry reciprocity agreements with all 49 other states, as required under Pennsylvania law." Notably, the Attorney General's website has been updated with a handy chart. The announcement specified that Pennsylvania now recognizes … Continue reading PA Attorney General Reviews Reciprocity Agreements and Nixes Virginia

Delaware Changes Concealed Weapons Agreements (Not for the Better)

UPDATE (2/17/17 8:42 AM): New Blog with current information related to the change in position from the Attorney General's Office can be found here. UPDATE (2/15/17 8:40 PM): After publication of the below article, it appears the language on the Delaware Attorney General's page was changed to remove the information indicating that Delaware would no longer recognize … Continue reading Delaware Changes Concealed Weapons Agreements (Not for the Better)

Monumental Decision from Commonwealth Court on Confidentiality of License to Carry Firearms Applicant Information

On Friday, May 20th, 2016, the Commonwealth Court issued a monumental decision in John Doe, et al., v. Franklin County, et al., 1634 C.D. 2015, a case that I litigated, where it declared that the disclosure of license to carry firearms ("LTCF") applicant information to anyone other than law enforcement acting within the scope of … Continue reading Monumental Decision from Commonwealth Court on Confidentiality of License to Carry Firearms Applicant Information

Places in PA that Individuals are Prohibited from Carrying at or in, even with a License to Carry Firearms

The question frequently arises as to where an individual with a valid License to Carry Firearms (LTCF) may not carry his/her firearm. For purposes of this article, I will focus strictly on State law places and not the federal place that are prohibited. 1. Court Facilities – Pursuant to 18 Pa.C.S. 913 and individual may not carry … Continue reading Places in PA that Individuals are Prohibited from Carrying at or in, even with a License to Carry Firearms