SINCE EXTREME RISK PROTECTION ORDER BILL WAS INTRODUCED
The bill was first introduced in the PA Senate on 2/14/2019.
Tell Senator Toomey to Support S.42.
S.42 will close gaps in our system and ensure that almost every gun sale will go through a background check. This is one of the first bills taken up in this new session of Congress, and we are ready to see it move swiftly. But it can’t get stalled in the Senate. Please ask Senator Toomey to support S.42 today.
Often people will ask us if their legislator supports or opposes commonsense gun violence prevention policies. We have devised a scoring system designed to give citizens a snapshot of where their elected officials stand. Here are the results.
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CeaseFirePA is looking for a creative, experienced Communications Manager who can lead and implement a story-driven integrated communications strategy that builds support for gun safety policies and mobilizes Pennsylvanians to act.