Safe storage legislation could save lives from unintentional shootings.
New Capitol Installation Counts Days Gun Safety Bills Have Sat Without Senate Action While Pennsylvanians Die
It’s Been 175 Days Since the PA House Passed Two Bipartisan Gun Violence Prevention Bills; Advocates Decy “Not One Day More”
Gun Violence Survivors, Prevention Experts & Advocates Testify at PA Senate Policy Hearing that Reveals Need for Universal Background Check Legislation
Today, CeaseFirePA Education Fund staff testified at a PA Senate Democratic Policy Committee hearing in support of legislation that would establish universal background checks on all firearm sales in Pennsylvania (House Bill 714 & Senate Bill 60).
Today marks a solemn day of remembrance in our Commonwealth. Five years ago today, a shooter armed with an assault rifle attacked a Pittsburgh synagogue, killing eleven worshipers and wounding six others.1 It was the deadliest anti-Semitic attack in American history. Five years out, we continue to grieve, to heal in the ways we can, and to mourn the loss of life we will never get back. And today we process the shock of yet another mass killing in Lewiston, Maine.
Students, Educators, Parents, Doctors & Law Enforcement Across PA Spent Past Month Calling on Harrisburg to Pass Gun Violence Prevention Legislation
Survivors Remember Slain Loved One’s Day Before PA Supreme Court Hearing Considers Local Communities’s Powers to Combat Gun Violence
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.
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