Ten survivors from Philadelphia and Pittsburgh joined the City of Philadelphia and CeaseFirePA Education Fund to sue the Commonwealth for endangering lives, especially the lives of Black residents, who are 21 times more likely to be murdered with a gun than white Pennsylvanians.
For Immediate Release: August 31, 2023 For More Information: Adam Garber, CeaseFirePA Education Fund, (267) 515-1220, firstname.lastname@example.org Congress Must Act to Keep Kids Safe this School Year Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon and local advocates...
Yesterday, PA Senator Mike Regan (R-31) announced the introduction of forthcoming legislation (SB 907) that would require all Pennsylvania schools to employ armed security personnel during school hours.
Today, CeaseFirePA Action, the Commonwealth’s leading gun violence prevention advocacy organization, announced its endorsement of Lindsay Powell, candidate for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in the September 19th special election.
We had a full house as the CeaseFirePA Education Fund kicked off our PA Safer Communities town hall tour focused on policy action around gun violence prevention. The inaugural event, held in Delaware County, launched a campaign to call on Senate Judiciary Chair Lisa...
Gun Violence Prevention Advocates Applaud Harrisburg’s Champions & Hold Opponents Accountable for Voting Records on Safer Communities
Community Leaders Highlight Republican Budget Cuts to Violence Prevention Programs Put Lives at Risk
CeaseFirePA is standing with community leaders to call for state leadership to restore funding to community violence intervention programs.
Philadelphia is suing three firearm dealers who knowingly sold to individuals engaged in straw purchasing— our statement here.
CeaseFirePA applauds Philadelphia’s lawsuit holding two of the largest manufacturers of ghost guns accountable.
Final Passage of ERPO & Universal Background Check Legislation Marks Historic Progress for Safer Communities