Nov. 22, 2021

HARRISBURG – Rep. Eric Nelson (R-Hempfield) today announced he is sponsoring a Firearms Safety and Rights Seminar to give residents an opportunity to learn more about Pennsylvania’s concealed carry laws and the Castle Doctrine.

The seminar will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 7,  from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., at Word of Life Church, 4497 State Route 136, Greensburg.

“I’m pleased to be able to offer a firearms seminar so residents of our district can have their questions answered regarding Pennsylvania’s concealed carry laws and the Castle Doctrine,” Nelson said. “If you have not had a chance to attend this event in the past, I urge you to consider coming. Even if you are not a firearms owner, the information provided is helpful for everyone.”

Speaking at the event will be Firearms Owners Against Crime President and NRA-certified  Training Instructor Kim Stolfer. The Westmoreland County Sheriff’s Office also will be available to renew and issue new gun permits to Westmoreland County residents who are 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 calling Nelson’s office at 724-834-6400 or by filling out a form on his website at

The 57th Legislative District includes the following Westmoreland County communities: the city of Greensburg; the townships of Hempfield (part) and Salem; and the boroughs of Delmont, Hunker, New Stanton, South Greensburg, Southwest Greensburg and Youngwood.

Representative Eric Nelson
57th Legislative District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives

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