Category Archives: Press Release

CeaseFirePA Condemns Senate Efforts to Resurrect The “Sue Our Cities” Law

March 28, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For additional information, contact Shira Goodman, Executive Director CeaseFirePA Condemns Senate Efforts to Resurrect The “Sue Our Cities” Law CeaseFirePA condemns this morning’s vote by the Local Government Committee of the Pennsylvania Senate in favor … more




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CeaseFire Pennsylvania is Endorsing Katie McGinty

CeaseFire Pennsylvania believes that Pennsylvania can and should lead the way as our nation works to reduce gun violence and gun tragedies.  Accordingly, we aim to support candidates who will be leaders on the issue of gun violence prevention.  This … more




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Toomey and McGinty Respond to CeaseFire Pennsylvania Request for Support For Commonsense Gun Policies

Philadelphia, June 27, 2016 – The issue of gun violence and how we can reduce its toll has taken center stage in the national debate since the horrific mass shooting in Orlando on June 12. Last week, CeaseFire Pennsylvania, a group … more




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CeaseFirePA Calls on NRA to Disavow Board Member Charles Cotton

CeaseFirePA Calls on NRA to Disavow Board Member Charles Cotton June 19, 2015, Philadelphia – As this time of national mourning, CeaseFirePA also calls upon the National Rifle Association’s leadership to disavow Board Member Charles Cotton for his disgraceful statements in … more




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Legislators and Mayors Challenging Act 192 Are Standing Up for Pennsylvania

  Philadelphia, November 10, 2014 — CeaseFirePA today stood with several state senators and representatives, and Pennsylvania mayors as they announced the filing of a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Act 192, the special standing/preemption legislation that allows gun advocates … more




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CeaseFirePA and CAPAF Urge Harrisburg to Focus on Making PA Safer and Stronger

    CeaseFirePA and CAPAF Urge Harrisburg to Focus on Making PA Safer and Stronger  Harrisburg, September 16, 2014 — CeaseFirePA today brought hundreds of Pennsylvanians to the Capitol to urge legislators to focus on measures to make Pennsylvania safer.  In conjunction with the Center for American Progress Action Fund (CAPAF), which … more




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