Election Time – Carrying a Firearm While Voting – It’s Political Speech and It’s Lawful!

While I have blogged on the topic extensively, several individuals have requested that I write an article including all the pertinent information in one article, as many residents of Pennsylvania are unaware of their right to carry a firearm while voting, unless their polling location is located at a place which is prohibited under state … Continue reading Election Time – Carrying a Firearm While Voting – It’s Political Speech and It’s Lawful!

Election Day For Marijuana

It’s election day for marijuana. The number of states legalizing marijuana for medicinal and/or recreational use continues to grow. Five more states have ballot initiatives for the legalization of recreation/adult use marijuana and four more states have medical marijuana ballot initiatives. Arizona, California, Maine, Massachusetts, and Nevada are all states with existing medical marijuana programs who … Continue reading Election Day For Marijuana

Ballot selfie? PA Law and the First Amendment Collide

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