Sep. 14, 2018

HARRISBURG – Rep. Justin Walsh (R-Westmoreland) today announced he is sponsoring a concealed firearms seminar to give residents an opportunity to learn about Pennsylvania’s concealed carry laws and the Castle Doctrine.

The seminar will be held on Thursday, Sept. 20, from 6-7:30 p.m., at the Turkeytown Volunteer Fire Department Social Hall, 90 Supervisors Drive, West Newton.

“This seminar is always a popular event, and I’m glad to be able to offer it again,” Walsh said. “The information is helpful to everyone, whether you own a firearm or not. Please come with any questions you may have. I always learn something new each time.”

Scheduled speakers include Kim Stolfer, president of Firearm Owners Against Crime; and a Pennsylvania state trooper. The Westmoreland County Mobile Unit also will on site to issue new and renew firearm permits to Westmoreland County residents at least 21 years old. Valid photo identification and $20 in cash or check are required.

The event is free, but space is limited. Residents should RSVP by Tuesday, Sept. 18, by calling Walsh’s office at 724-929-2655 or by filling out a form on his website at

The 58th Legislative District in Westmoreland County includes Jeannette and Monessen cities, as well as East Huntingdon (part), Hempfield (part), Rostraver, Sewickley and South Huntingdon townships. Also, the district encompasses the boroughs of Adamsburg, Arona, Madison, Mount Pleasant, North Belle Vernon, Penn, Smithton, Sutersville and West Newton.

Representative Justin Walsh
58th Legislative District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives

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