As the saying goes, even a broken clock is right twice a day. Last week Governor Wolf signed HB 1929 amending 18 Pa.C.S. § 908, concerning Prohibited Offensive Weapons, to remove "dagger knife, razor, or cutting instrument, the blade of which is exposed in an automatic way by switch, push-button, spring mechanism, or otherwise" from … Continue reading Automatic Knives to be Legal In Pennsylvania Next Year
As many of our readers will already know, 2022 has been a busy year for the ATF, ramping up FFL revocations, sending Warning Notices to customers of Diversified Machine, and now seemingly going after Forced Reset Triggers (FRTs). While details are still scarce, over the last 2 weeks we have seen an increased number of … Continue reading Operation Reticent Recall – Solvent Traps and Forced Reset Triggers
On May 22, 2022, Attorney Dillon Harris of Firearms Industry Consulting Group® (FICG®), a division of Civil Rights Defense Firm, P.C., will be joining Ron Mest Sports and several other presenters at the Friendship Hook and Ladder Fire Company, 10 Warick St., Boyertown, PA 19512 for a second seminar on firearms safety and law. Refreshments … Continue reading Firearms Safety and Law Seminar II – May 22, 2022
Today, Chief Counsel Joshua Prince, assisted by Attorney Dillon Harris, secured a monumental decision by the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court, wherein the Court enjoined Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Evanchick and the Pennsylvania State Police from enforcing their unlawful policy contending that a conviction for simple assault was prohibiting for Act 235 certification. First, in dismissing PSP … Continue reading MONUMENTAL Decision – Pennsylvania STate Police ENJOINED From Enforcing Aspects of Act 235 – PA’s Lethal Weapons Act
It has been some time since my last article on this issue and I know many people have continued to watch for updates, both here and across the various forums that have been discussing this issue on an ongoing basis. Since that article published on January 10th, I have continued to be in contact with … Continue reading Update on Diversified Machine Products
In case you've not been following recent occurrences surrounding Diversified Machine, here is what we know. In late 2020 and early 2021, ATF raided Diversified Machine, a company selling solvent traps and other items commonly used to manufacture Form 1 silencers, and seized their website. The week after Christmas 2021, ATF mailed this single-page Warning … Continue reading Purchased From Diversified Machine and Received a Warning Notice?
The Court ultimately found that the Masking Order was void ab initio, meaning it was void from the start and had no legal effect.
On Saturday, November 6, 2021, from 10am – 2pm, Chief Counsel Joshua Prince of Firearms Industry Consulting Group® (FICG®), a division of Civil Rights Defense Firm, P.C., and Attorneys Eric Winter and Dillon Harris in conjunction with Lodestone Training and Consulting, will offer a four (4) hour seminar on state and federal firearms law at … Continue reading PA Firearms Law seminar – November 6, 2021 With Lodestone Training and Consulting
On Saturday, October 16, 2021, from 10am – 2pm, Chief Counsel Joshua Prince, Attorney Eric Winter, and Attorney Dillon Harris of Firearms Industry Consulting Group® (FICG®), a division of Civil Rights Defense Firm, P.C., in conjunction with Trop Gun Shop, will offer a four (4) hour seminar on state and federal firearms law at their … Continue reading Firearms Law Seminar – October 16, 2021 at Trop Gun Shop
It's been about a year since I wrote here about my limited license to practice law, the principle of diploma privilege, and the process of becoming licensed as an attorney in Pennsylvania (and to a lesser extent, Maryland) during the pandemic. Now, I am pleased to announce that in the last two weeks, I have … Continue reading NEWLY ADMITTED TO PRACTICE IN TWO FEDERAL DISTRICT COURTS, WITH MORE TO COME