Deadly by Design: Facing the Truth About Gun Violence in PA

Deadly by Design

Our new project reveals – through the firsthand accounts of gun violence survivors – how gun deaths are the result of gaps in PA’s firearm safety system. Watch the stories of Pennsylvanians who have suffered loss because of our system that is Deadly by Design.

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Leadership Institute

No matter your experience standing against gun violence, your reason for wanting to end this epidemic, or your background, our Leadership Institutes will help you build a bigger movement to end gun violence.

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Legislation in Harrisburg

The gun lobby is working with allies in Harrisburg every month to dismantle our gun safety laws. Keep track of what’s happening and where we stand on the  bills that impact you.


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Legislative Scorecards

We are currently updating scores for each legislature based on their voting record and will soon publish updated scorecards based on the 2021-22 General Assembly voting history on gun violence legislation.


Fact Sheet & More

CeaseFirePA helps educate the public, decision-makers and allies about gun violence and what they can do to address it. Below you’ll find printable factsheets and other materials on key issues.

Take a Stand

We’ll never stop fighting for a safe, gun violence-free Pennsylvania. If you share that goal, power our efforts today.

Facing the truth about gun violence in PA