Posted August 10, 2017 8:23 pm by Comments

By Jessie Johnson

Folks in Hummelstown, PA are taking their safety seriously.

A crowd of more than 200 filled the Hummelstown Chemical Fire Company No. 1 town hall on Aug. 3 to learn more about Pennsylvania’s concealed carry regulations for firearms.

The three-hour program was hosted by state Rep. Thomas Mehaffie, R-Lower Swatara Township, who represents the 106th House District.

Menges said he’s given countless number of talks throughout central Pennsylvania about the gun laws over the past five years.

“I stopped counting how many of these I’ve done when I got to 100,” he said. The main thing he’s seen people worry about, he said, is change.

“For a while people were worried about the ‘knock-out game’ when that was going around a couple of years ago,” Menges, said, referring to a deadly so-called game that involves assaulting others without warning. “”Now people are more worried about civil unrest like riots and protests.”

Menges’ address covered such topics as firearms that require a license, how to obtain a license, license exceptions, carrying on school and government property, which U.S. states recognize Pennsylvania permits, and much more. Menges and Clements also offered practical advice to constituents.

“If you hear a noise downstairs in your house, call 911 and wait …Read the Rest

Source:: Bearing Arms

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