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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...

Speedy Movement of Permitless Carry Bill Puts Lives at Risk

Speedy Movement of Permitless Carry Bill Puts Lives at Risk

Despite opposition from a wide range of law enforcement officials and gun violence prevention advocates, the Pennsylvania House has sped through legislation to allow anyone over 18 to carry a concealed firearm without any additional safety checks.

US Supreme Court hears decades-long misinformation campaign

US Supreme Court hears decades-long misinformation campaign

By Adam Garber November 3, 2021 For more than a century, New York State has required residents to make the case they have a heightened need for self-protection to carry a loaded, concealed firearm in public spaces. This simple law saves lives and reduces crime. But...