Taking a stand against gun violence

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SINCE EXTREME RISK PROTECTION ORDER BILL WAS INTRODUCED

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The bill was first introduced in the PA Senate on 2/14/2019.

 

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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.

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Lawmaker Rankings

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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Latest Updates

Survey: Constant Worry from Gun Violence Taking Toll on Youth

In the midst of Philadelphia’s most violent year in decades, youth spread out across Philadelphia to understand how their peers are navigating gun violence in an increasingly unpredictable world. The survey results revealed the rippling impact of shootings: 88% of youth were worried that gun violence could injure a friend or loved one.

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CeaseFirePA is hiring a Digital Campaign Manager

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.

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CeaseFirePA16 hours ago
For years, the General Assembly has failed to address the epidemic of gun violence while handcuffing local officials from taking action to save the lives of their constituents. In the fall of 2020, CeaseFirePA Education Fund joined with the CIty of Philadelphia and survivors to sue the state for creating a danger for Pennsylvanians.

Join Scranton Mayor Cognetti, CeaseFirePA's Executive Director, and the Public Interest Law Center's Ben Geffen for a discussion about the dangers of preemption, the legal path to safer communities, and what local officials can do to address the violence in their communities.
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CeaseFirePA4 days ago
Why did this man have a gun? Why was it not taken from him? And why isn’t it even mentioned in the article that under PA's domestic violence laws, he should not have had a gun?
CeaseFirePA
CeaseFirePA4 days ago
For years, the General Assembly has failed to address the epidemic of gun violence while handcuffing local officials from taking action to save the lives of their constituents. In the fall of 2020, CeaseFirePA Education Fund joined with the CIty of Philadelphia and survivors to sue the state for creating a danger for Pennsylvanians.

Join Scranton Mayor Cognetti, CeaseFirePA's Executive Director, and the Public Interest Law Center's Ben Geffen for a discussion about the dangers of preemption, the legal path to safer communities, and what local officials can do to address the violence in their communities.