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STATEMENT: PA House Judiciary Committee Plays Games With Pennsylvanians’ Lives

STATEMENT: PA House Judiciary Committee Plays Games With Pennsylvanians’ Lives

A week after a mass shooting destroyed celebrations on Philadelphia’s South Street, the Pennsylvania House Judiciary Committee considered life-saving legislation for the first time this session. Unfortunately, four impactful bills were shelved via parliamentary procedure. Read our statement and take action.

Delaware County Residents Convene to Discuss the Gun Violence Crisis

Delaware County Residents Convene to Discuss the Gun Violence Crisis

“Partnering with Rep. Jenn O’Mara and CeaseFirePA to host this Town Hall was critical to our efforts to push forth meaningful gun safety reform legislation in the Commonwealth,” said Sen. Kearney. “Seeing so many concerned citizens turn out for this event gives me hope that collectively, we are moving closer to actionable ways to combat this epidemic.”

PA House Judiciary Members: Don’t play games with our lives!

PA House Judiciary Members: Don’t play games with our lives!

Pennsylvanians are living through a slow-moving massacre. For the first time this session, the House Judiciary Committee is considering evidence-based solutions to this crisis. We urge them to support these solutions so a floor vote can happen and we can save lives.

STATEMENT: Rare Maneuver In PA Senate Demands Action on Life Saving Gun Safety Bills

STATEMENT: Rare Maneuver In PA Senate Demands Action on Life Saving Gun Safety Bills

“There are problems we do not know how to solve. Then there are problems we refuse to solve. Gun violence is the latter. For nearly four years, Pennsylvanians have experienced a slow-moving massacre from gun violence that has taken the lives of more than 6,000 people, all while the legislature did nothing to address the crisis, and even passed legislation to worsen the bloodshed.”

Our Statement on the Uvalde Shooting and Ongoing Preventable Disasters

Our Statement on the Uvalde Shooting and Ongoing Preventable Disasters

Today, 19 children and two teachers were killed in Uvalde, Texas in a 90% Hispanic school. It was the 27th school shooting and the 212th mass shooting so far in the 144 days of 2022. Eleven days ago, 10 were murdered at a Black supermarket. In those 11 days, an estimated 22 Pennsylvanians were murdered with firearms. Countless more were injured.