Final Passage of ERPO & Universal Background Check Legislation Marks Historic Progress for Safer Communities
MontCo Sheriff First in PA to Inspect Licenced Firearm Dealers
New Program Shown to Reduce Illegal Firearm Trafficking & Gun Homicide
Hundreds Rally at PA Capitol As First Gun Violence Prevention Hearing in a Decade Kickstarts Life-Saving Solutions
More than 400 Pennsylvanians gathered in Harrisburg at #MarchForOurLivesPA to push for life-saving solutions to a public health crisis that has only worsened in recent years.
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...
Governor Wolf Invests $15 Million in ARP Funds in Anti-Violence Programs
PHILADELPHIA, PA — Today Governor Wolf announced his administration is adding $15 million in anti-violence grant programs to combat Pennsylvania’s gun violence epidemic. This is in addition to the $30 million already allocated…
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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
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...
4,600 dead in three years from guns. PA Senate bills could worsen it. Gov. Wolf, Advocates, Senators Sound Alarm
For Immediate Release: October 26, 2021 For More Information: Adam Garber, CeaseFirePA, (267) 515-1220, firstname.lastname@example.org Brittany Campsie, PA Senate Democratic Caucus, (717-712-3480), Brittany.Crampsie@pasenate.com MEDIA RELEASE...
Gov. Wolf’s new data sharing agreement could help track down nearly one-third of PA crime guns
HARRISBURG — Today, Governor Wolf announced a new agreement to share data on crime guns among four states. This is crucial for fighting gun crime in Pennsylvania, as 32% of recovered guns used in violent crimes in PA are purchased outside of the state. Building on the...