Category Archives: Reports & Hearings

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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We Will Win

Yesterday was “Second Amendment Day” in PA. That’s the day when the gun lobby’s favorite legislators host a rally on the steps of our Capitol and folks come with their guns to listen to speeches about how their rights are … more




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#NotAnAccident Index and Be SMART Campaign Launched by Everytown and Moms Demand Action

At the beginning of their Mother’s Day Week of Action, Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense launched the #NotAnAccident Index and interactive map and Be SMART campaign. The #NotAnAccident Index is a compilation of at … more




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