MISSION STATEMENT

The House Second Amendment Caucus works to promote a pro-gun agenda for law-abiding citizens by preserving the right to keep and bear arms as guaranteed in the Constitutions of both the Commonwealth of the Pennsylvania and the United States of America. Member legislators are committed to rejecting proposals that aim to weaken Pennsylvanians’ constitutional rights, as well as advancing initiatives to support and enhance those rights.



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Join us for a series of conversations about key Second Amendment legislation being discussed in Harrisburg.


 On Target with Rep. Matt Dowling and Rep. Jason Ortitay
 In this edition of On Target, PA House Second Amendment Caucus Chairman Matthew Dowling welcomes Rep. Jason Ortitay of Washington and Allegheny counties to discuss Ortitay’s legislation to repeal the Pennsylvania Instant Check System (PICS) and replace it with the National Instant Check System (NICS).


 On Target with Rep. Matt Dowling and Rep. Aaron Bernstine
 In this edition of "On Target," PA House Second Amendment Caucus Chairman Matthew Dowling welcomes Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence) for a discussion of his proposed “constitutional carry” bill that would put an end to the requirement for a law-abiding citizen to obtain a permit to carry a concealed firearm within the Commonwealth. A permit would be made available to those who wish to obtain it for purposes of carrying outside the state.


 On Target with Rep. Matt Dowling and Rep. Daryl Metcalfe
In this edition of On Target, PA House Second Amendment Caucus Chairman Matthew Dowling welcomes Rep. Daryl Metcalfe of Butler County to discuss Metcalfe’s legislation, House Bill 357, which would prohibit the enforcement of any new federal restriction, prohibition or registration requirement for firearms, magazines and ammunition.


 On Target with Rep. Matt Dowling and Rep. Tracy Pennycuick
In this edition of "On Target," PA House Second Amendment Caucus Chairman Matthew Dowling talks with freshman Rep. Tracy Pennycuick of Montgomery County, a combat veteran, about her beliefs in the Second Amendment and the importance of protecting that right.


 On Target with Rep. Matt Dowling and Kim Stolfer, Firearm Owners Against Crime
In this edition of "On Target," PA House Second Amendment Caucus Chairman Matthew Dowling welcomes Kim Stolfer, president of Firearms Owners Against Crime, to talk about his organization’s commitment to and advocacy for our Second Amendment rights.


 On Target with Rep. Matthew Dowling, Rep. Eric Davanzo and Val Finnell
In this week’s edition of "On Target," PA House Second Amendment Caucus Chairman Matthew Dowling talks with Rep. Eric Davanzo of Westmoreland County, as well as Val Finnell of Gun Owners of America, about House Bill 924. The bill would remove the subjective “character and reputation” component of the application for the Pennsylvania License to Carry Firearms (LCTF). It also would also require the attorney general's office to seek and establish reciprocity agreements with every state and prohibit unilateral withdraw from any reciprocity agreement.


 On Target with Rep. Matthew Dowling and Val Finnell, Gun Owners of America
In this edition of "On Target," PA House Second Amendment Caucus Chairman Matthew Dowling welcomes Val Finnell of Gun Owners of America to talk about his organization’s commitment to grassroots advocacy for Second Amendment rights.


 On Target with Rep. Matthew Dowling and Darin Goens of the National Rifle Association.
In this edition of On Target, PA House Second Amendment Caucus Chairman Matthew Dowling welcomes Darin Goens of the National Rifle Association to talk about the history of the NRA and its work to protect our liberties and Second Amendment rights.