Pennsylvania Castle Doctrine Legislation Dies Under Lame Duck Rendell’s Pen

Pennsylvania Castle Doctrine Legislation Dies Under Lame Duck Rendell’s Pen

Firearms Owners Against Crime
Firearms Owners Against Crime

Pennsylvania –-( As I predicted would happen, Gov. Rendell less than two hours ago vetoed House Bill 1926 that contained the Castle doctrine legislation as an amendment within it.

In supporting the governor’s veto District attorneys Association, Ed Marsico, stated that this legislation would encourage a “shoot first mentality”!

Now judges, law enforcement, and citizens around this state know these kind of rhetorical statements are nothing more than prejudicial, emotional hyperbole meant to avoid dealing with the issues; the real issue here is a slap in the face that has just been handed to every Pennsylvania citizen wherein Marsico has said you are less trustworthy than the citizens and the 23 other states that have passed this legislation!

All they have done is delay the inevitable as we have already laid the groundwork for this legislation to be reintroduced next year. We promise you that we will get this passed early next year so Pennsylvanians will enjoy the commonsense protections our founding fathers intended us to have!

We wish you and your family a joyous, Happy and Merry Christmas holiday and we appreciate your help with this effort! Any immortal words of the Terminator in the Terminator movies-“we will be back”!

Thank you again!


Kim Stolfer
Legislative Committee, Chairman
Allegheny County Sportsmen’s League

The Firearm Owners Against Crime (FOAC) is non-partisan, non-connected Political Action Committee organized to empower `all’ gun owners, outdoors enthusiasts and supporters of the 2nd Amendment to the Bill of Rights of the U.S. Constitution Visit:

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robert krawiec

Better to be judged by 12 , then carried by 6.


We have had a rash of break-ins burglaries and home invasions in Penn Hills PA. Now nearly daily. If the Castle Doctrine had passed that would never have happened. On any given afternoon between 1 and 3 someone's back door is being kicked down, and there just aren't enough police to stop it.