Taking a stand against gun violence

Thoughts and Prayers are not enough.

We need action.

Spring 2021 Keystone Courage Award Presentation

Join CeaseFirePA in honoring Senator Bob Casey with our Spring 2021 Keystone Courage Award for his gun safety advocacy.

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Common Agenda to End gun violence

CeaseFirePA is leading a coalition of nearly 100 groups across Pennsylvania to combat gun violence with a trio of evidence-based policy solutions. Read more to learn and get involved.

Find Your State Legislators

See who you need to contact to make your voice heard about common sense gun laws.

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CeaseFirePA10 hours ago
"While Mayor Jim Kenney may not be willing to declare a state of emergency, it’s clear to anyone living in Philadelphia, and many outside of it, that we are already living in one." A new op-ed by CeaseFirePA Executive Director Adam Garber and Joel Wilson of
100 Black Men Philly chapter urges Philadelphia government to respond swiftly to gun crime with impactful anti-violence efforts. https://www.inquirer.com/opinion/commentary/mayor-kenney-budget-gun-violence-prevention-shootings-20210723.html
CeaseFirePA12 hours ago
With less than a month left to comment, the NRA is mobilizing thousands against a proposal to regulate deadly, untraceable "ghost guns". These quick-assembly firearms are sold as kits without background checks or serial numbers, and are increasingly used in gun crime. Tell the Biden administration you support classifying ghost guns as real firearms subject to gun regulations: https://ceasefirepa.salsalabs.org/dojghostgunpubliccomment/index.html
CeaseFirePA1 day ago
"Right now, we do not have a leader at one of the most critical bureaus fighting crime in our communities." Stand with mayors across PA: tell Senator Toomey to support David Chipman's nomination as head of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives: https://ceasefirepa.salsalabs.org/atfnominee0/index.html