Jump to Content
Pennsylvania Firearm Owners Association

Pennsylvania Firearm Owners Association Blog

PAFOA Members Help Frustrate MAIG in the Southeast

The "Lost and Stolen" ordinances that have been introduced by Mayors Against Illegal Guns and CeaseFire PA, in communities around the Commonwealth, have come to the Southeast. But we're happy to report these ordinances, which are illegal, and violate...


Voting for the Bench

Many interest groups make the point in presidential election years that it's not just a candidate's personal views on issues that matter, but also concern for who is appointed to the judiciary. Rarely has the need to pay attention to these consequences...


Oral Arguments heard in McDonald v. City of Chicago, IL

Oral arguments were heard today by the Supreme Court in McDonald v. City of Chicago, IL. At the center of the case is Chicago's effective ban on handgun ownership. Several other issues are addressed in the petition as well. These include mandatory...

Pennsylvania's Role in McDonald

Gun owners across the country will be watching the McDonald case closely on Tuesday. Though, admittedly, the pro-liberty folks in areas with heavy gun control will likely be paying more attention to the arguments. Because Pennsylvania doesn't have...


New Laws Concerning Carry in National Parks go into Effect

On February 22, 2010 the new law allowing citizens to carry firearms in national parks in accordance to state laws and procedures went into effect.

Visitors may possess firearms within a national park unit provided they comply with federal, state,...


Election Season is Officially Open

Forget the deer from the fall. Don't think about turkeys yet. Right now, it's the opening of political season. Of course, unlike our hunting seasons, it's the politicians who are out hunting for votes, signatures, and donations.

In a crash course...


Useful Lessons from the Field

Fighting gun control in real life when it comes to your backyard is very different than talking about it online - a lesson that many active PAFOA members have learned over the years. As blogger Sebastian noted, the board of commissioners meeting in...


Open Letter to the Radnor Board of Commisioners Regarding Lost & Stolen

To Members of the Radnor Board of Commissioners:

I write to you as the Founder & President of Pennsylvania Firearm Owners Association, an organization representing tens of thousands of gun owners across the Commonwealth, including many in Radnor....


Philadelphia Daily News Smears Florida/PA Reciprocity

Many of you have no doubt seen this article in the Philadelphia Daily News, outlining the completely lawful practice of Pennsylvanians obtaining concealed carry licenses from the State of Florida, and using that license to carry in Pennsylvania, a...


Choosing the Political Fight instead of Law Enforcement

According to a report by the Philadelphia Daily News, police leadership and prosecutors are upset that law-abiding gun owners are seeking licenses to carry from states that are more strict and uniform in their issuing practices. In an effort to create...