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Pennsylvanians Descend on Harrisburg to Demand General Assembly “Do Something” to End Gun Violence

Pennsylvanians Descend on Harrisburg to Demand General Assembly “Do Something” to End Gun Violence

A coalition of faith, public health, education, veteran, and community organizations coordinated the event where attendees met with lawmakers to push for increased funding for community-based violence prevention programs and a Common Agenda to End Gun Violence. The coalition demanded policy action to address the epidemic of gun violence that claimed the lives of 1,752 Pennsylvanians in 2020.

Major Federal Action Ends Ghost Guns as “Weapon of Choice” for Criminals

Major Federal Action Ends Ghost Guns as “Weapon of Choice” for Criminals

A new U.S. Department of Justice rule that will be announced by President Biden regarding ghost guns. With this new rule, these kits that can be turned into fully-functioning firearms in less than an hour with simple tools, will now have to meet the same rules as other guns: serial numbers on the frame and a background check before purchase.

CeaseFirePA Interns Wanted

CeaseFirePA Interns Wanted

CeaseFirePA is looking for interns to support our work to end the epidemic of gun violence.  Gun violence takes too many lives and harms too many people across the country. Mass shootings have devastated Pittsburgh, Parkland, Las Vegas, Orlando, and Newtown. The daily...

We’re Hiring: Southwest PA Campaign Organizer

We’re Hiring: Southwest PA Campaign Organizer

Southwest PA Campaign Organizer CeaseFirePA is the Commonwealth’s organization working to end a gun violence epidemic that destroys the lives of thousands of Pennsylvanians every year through suicides, community-based violence, mass shootings, domestic violence, and...

We’re Hiring: Southeast PA Organizer

We’re Hiring: Southeast PA Organizer

Southeast PA Organizer  Every five hours a Pennsylvanian is lost to gun violence. As the Commonwealth’s leading gun violence prevention advocacy organization, we are hiring an organizer to expand our grassroots network, deepen our coalition and hold elected officials...