No one is free from gun violence in PA
until we’re all safe.
Every five hours a Pennsylvanian dies from gun violence on average. Learn how this devastation impacts everyone in the Commonwealth.
Gun Violence in Pennsylvania
In every part of the Commonwealth, people are losing their lives to gun violence. We breakdown this uniquely American catastrophe.
Just 5% of suicide attempts are with a gun but they are so deadly it still accounts for the lives of 900 Pennsylvanians. The connection is clear.
Gun violence is part of the fabric of daily life for too many Pennsylvanians. Everyone then struggles to thrive. Here’s why.
PA schools, stores, malls and other public spaces were terrorized by 34 mass shootings in 2020–one every 10 days. Weak laws make them more likely.
Women are five times more likely to be killed by an abusive partner if the abuser has access to a gun. No one should live with that threat.
Kids & Guns
Firearms are leading cause of death for kids under 19 in PA. The danger stays with them where they live, play and learn.
1,000 civilians are killed by law enforcement every year. This gun violence breeds distrust in communities driving a vicious cycle of shootings.
Invest in Safer Communities
Community violence prevention can cut shootings by 50%. It’s time we invest in them.
Take a Stand
We’ll never stop fighting for a safe, gun violence-free Pennsylvania. If you share that goal, power our efforts today.