If you are planning on snapping a "selfie" in the voting booth this Tuesday, you may find yourself on the wrong side of the law. 25 Pa.C.S. § 3530 prohibits a voter from showing "his ballot or the face of the voting machine voted by him to be seen by any person with the apparent intention … Continue reading Ballot selfie? PA Law and the First Amendment Collide
On Friday July 22, 2016, the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls ("DDTC") released a letter issuing guidance on the requirement of firearm manufacturers and gunsmiths to register with DDTC under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations ("ITAR"). There has been constant discussion on the internet regarding whether an individual who has obtained a federal firearms license ("FFL") … Continue reading DDTC Issues Guidance on ITAR Registration
Today, utilizing Attorney General Kane's August 5, 2014, Legal Opinion Letter, I submitted letters to a number of Commonwealth agencies requesting that they rescind their regulations in relation to possession of firearms, which are inconsistent with Pennsylvania's Crimes Code, referred to as Title 18. Those letters include: Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) - … Continue reading Putting Attorney General Kane’s Legal Opinion to Good Use
In a press conference earlier today, the President announced new sanctions to be imposed against those deemed responsible and also providing support for the current crisis in the Crimea. The President stated: Today, I’m announcing a series of measures that will continue to increase the cost on Russia and on those responsible for what is … Continue reading How will today’s sanctions against Russia impact Firearm’s owners?