How the Green Phase Guidance Affects Shooting Ranges

This article was written by a 2020 graduate of Vermont Law School who is not yet licensed to practice law in the state of Pennsylvania and reviewed by Attorney Joshua Prince. The information below is presented for educational purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice. Under the original stay-at-home order, the Red … Continue reading How the Green Phase Guidance Affects Shooting Ranges

Now May Be The Time To Amend Your Gun Trust and Will!

With many still stuck at home or only working limited hours at work due to COVID-19, this may be the perfect time to amend your gun trust, will, and other estate planning documents to ensure that they take into account the changes resulting from ATF-41F, situational changes in your life, and additional protections that we … Continue reading Now May Be The Time To Amend Your Gun Trust and Will!

PA State Government Committee FAILS to Protect Inviolate Rights – HB 2440

Today, the Pennsylvania House Government Committee - instead of standing up for Pennsylvania citizens' inviolate rights by enacting an amendment that would have reasserted those rights - amended HB 2440 to putatively reopen sportsman clubs with an amendment that provides a whole host of issues. While I disagree that all sportsman clubs have been shuttered … Continue reading PA State Government Committee FAILS to Protect Inviolate Rights – HB 2440

URGENT – Contact Your Pennsylvania Representatives IMMEDIATELY Regarding SB 613 to Protect YOUR Firearm Rights

Tomorrow, the Pennsylvania House is expected to take up SB 613 which, in pertinent part, adds a COVID-19 Emergency Mitigation Plan For Businesses to The Administrative Code of 1929. As currently provided by SB 613, it would add a Section 2101-C, which declares: (A) GENERAL RULE.--NOTWITHSTANDING 35 PA.C.S. PART V (RELATING TO EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT SERVICES), … Continue reading URGENT – Contact Your Pennsylvania Representatives IMMEDIATELY Regarding SB 613 to Protect YOUR Firearm Rights

Wolf Administration and PSP Extending Expiration Date of Licenses To Carry Firearms

I was just advised that the Wolf Administration and Pennsylvania State Police will be granting extensions to license to carry firearm permits. Permits that have expired on March 19, 2020 or later have been extended to May 30, 2020 and they will re-examine the possibility of an additional extension as that date gets closer. A … Continue reading Wolf Administration and PSP Extending Expiration Date of Licenses To Carry Firearms

PA Governor Wolf’s Cabinet Making Business Deemed “Life Sustaining”?!?! … It’s Good to be KING

While most businesses have been shuttered in Pennsylvania due to Governor Wolf's Order of Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Regarding the Closure of All Businesses that are not Life Sustaining, and incorporated List of Life Sustaining Businesses, of March 19, 2020, we can all breath a sigh of relief that The Wolf Organization, a … Continue reading PA Governor Wolf’s Cabinet Making Business Deemed “Life Sustaining”?!?! … It’s Good to be KING

Pennsylvania Governor Wolf Backs Down, Declares Gun Dealers Are Life-Sustaining

In an updated list of Life Sustaining Businesses published at 2:30 PM on March 24, 2020, Pennsylvania Governor Wolf has declared that Federal Firearm Licensees, currently referred to as gun dealers, constitute life-sustaining businesses, due to the concurring and dissenting opinion of Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice David Wecht, joined by Justices Donohue and Dougherty in … Continue reading Pennsylvania Governor Wolf Backs Down, Declares Gun Dealers Are Life-Sustaining

Emergency, Ex Parte Injunction Sought Against Pennsylvania Governor Wolf Regarding COVID-19 Order

Today, Chief Counsel Joshua Prince of the Civil Rights Defense Firm, P.C. and Attorney Adam Kraut filed an Emergency, Ex Parte Application for Extraordinary Relief Pursuant to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court's King's Bench Jurisdiction. The Application seeks a preliminary injunction from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, enjoining Governor Wolf and those acting in concert with him … Continue reading Emergency, Ex Parte Injunction Sought Against Pennsylvania Governor Wolf Regarding COVID-19 Order

Some Pennsylvania Sheriffs Violating the Law and Their Oath by Refusing to Process License to Carry Firearm Applications and Subjecting Individuals to Potential Prosecution

Recently, due to COVID-19, a number of Pennsylvania Sheriff Departments, in violation of the law and their oaths, have notified residents that they will no longer process license to carry firearm (LTCF) applications, including renewals; thereby, preventing individuals who do not have an LTCF from being able to defend themselves in a time of need … Continue reading Some Pennsylvania Sheriffs Violating the Law and Their Oath by Refusing to Process License to Carry Firearm Applications and Subjecting Individuals to Potential Prosecution

Governor Wolf Can Neither Shutdown Private Business Nor Confiscate Firearms and Ammunition

Since Governor Wolf's virtual press conference on March 16, 2020, there has been a lot of confusion about what, exactly, "nonessential" business are, whether he could shut them down, and speculation on whether he might seek to seize firearms and ammunition. During the press conference, he declared that "effective at midnight all nonessential stores are … Continue reading Governor Wolf Can Neither Shutdown Private Business Nor Confiscate Firearms and Ammunition