Category Archives: Reports & Hearings

Victory in Judiciary!

Today the Pennsylvania House Judiciary Committee voted to advance three key gun safety reform bills, bills that are designed to save lives. The Committee voted to approve House Bills 2227, 2060, and 273.  Each of these bills creates a process … more

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Historic Judiciary Committee Firearms Bill Votes Scheduled for Tomorrow, June 19

CeaseFirePA is pleased to announce potentially big news brewing here in Pennsylvania. Tomorrow (June 19), for the first time in many years, our state House Judiciary Committee may be voting on as many as nine firearms-related bills; also uniquely (as of … more

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Proof that Silencers Bill is a cash grab

While we’ve known since forever that the gun lobby has its hands in all sorts of legislative initiatives, it’s rare that we have direct proof—and this time, it’s straight from the proverbial horse’s mouth. Since the beginning of this year, … more

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General Assembly Questionnaire Scores

CeaseFire Pennsylvania, the advocacy arm of CeaseFirePA, has attempted to reach and survey all candidates running for a position in the PA General Assembly on their positions on gun violence prevention.  Each candidate was asked his/her position on 10 specific … more

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CeaseFire Pennsylvania Issues Reports on Candidates For U.S. Senate and PA Attorney General

Today CeaseFire Pennsylvania released separate reports about the positions on gun violence prevention of the candidates running for U.S. Senate and PA Attorney General.  “People want to know where these candidates stand on gun violence prevention,” said CeaseFire Pennsylvania Executive … more

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New Report Shows Over Half of 2013 Cop Killers Previously Prohibited From Purchasing or Possessing a Gun

A new report by Everytown for Gun Safety and the Major Cities Chiefs Association shows that firearms killed 25 law enforcement officers in 2013. At least 13 of these incidents were committed by individuals prohibited by state or federal law … more

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