On Target with Rep. Matthew Dowling and Kim Stolfer, Firearms Owners Against Crime

Jun. 08, 2021 / Embed

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.

Rally to Support the Second Amendment

Jun. 07, 2021 / Embed

Rep. Matthew Dowling, chairman of the House Second Amendment Caucus, addresses the crowd at the annual Rally to Protect the Right to Keep and Bear Arms at the state capitol in Harrisburg.

On Target with Rep. Matt Dowling and Rep. Tracy Pennycuick

Jun. 02, 2021 / Embed

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 the Second Amendment and the importance of protecting that right.

Lobbyist Reform Proposals Outlined

May. 26, 2021 / Embed

Rep. Matthew Dowling speaks at a Capitol press conference about efforts to reform the state's lobbying laws.

On Target with Rep. Matt Dowling and Rep. Daryl Metcalfe

May. 25, 2021 / Embed

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. Matthew Dowling, Rep. Eric Davanzo and Val Finnell

May. 19, 2021 / Embed

In this edition of "On Target," PA House Second Amendment Caucus Chairman Matthew Dowling welcomes Rep. Eric Davanzo (R-Westmoreland) and Val Finnell, Pennsylvania director for Gun Owners of America, for a discussion of proposed legislation to strengthen the state’s Castle Doctrine law by adding the concept of “disparity of force.”

On Target with Rep. Matt Dowling and Rep. Aaron Bernstine

May. 10, 2021 / Embed

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. Jason Ortitay

Apr. 30, 2021 / Embed

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).

Dowling Questions Testifier About Voter I.D.

Apr. 08, 2021 / Embed

State Government Committee Hearing on Elections in Other States In a hearing examining how other states conduct their elections, Rep. Matthew Dowling questioned Sam Adolphsen, policy director with The Foundation for Government Accountability, about voter ID laws and their impact on voter turnout.

State Government Committee Hearing on PPE Supply

Mar. 31, 2021 / Embed

At a hearing of the House State Government Committee this morning, Rep. Matthew Dowling questioned Department of General Services Secretary Curt Topper about the emergency procurement process, as has been needed to obtain PPE during the pandemic, vs. its normal process.