Posted: 5/14/2002 6:44:30 PM EDT
What is the legal definition of brandishing a firearm ? What are the legal penalties ? I realize this varies state to state. I searched online for PA's law but could not find it. I've heard horror stories of decent citizens showing their firearms to prevent a crime only to get arrested for brandishing a firearm. So I'd like to know what the law is.
To those of you who are gonna say "you only pull your gun if you are gonna shot someone" that is Bs. If you can stop a crime just by showing your gun that is better then having to shoot someone.
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