CeaseFirePA Offering Lesson On How To Write To LegislatorsThe anti-gun violence advocacy group CeaseFirePA is urging people to take advantage of a service they offer that teaches people how to write to lawmakers to let elected officials know about what issues are important to them.
CeaseFirePA Offers To Send Gun Locks To Eagles Players After Wentz GiftCeaseFirePA offered to send them the locks so they and people around them will be safe.
Pa. GOP Legislators Hope Appeal Will Overturn Court Action on State Gun Law“This bill’s not going to come back," state senator Daylin Leach (D-Mont./Del.) said after Commonwealth Court overturned the law. "The (current) governor will never sign a bill like this."
As Sandy Hook Anniversary Nears, Philadelphians Stand Against Gun ViolenceTwenty-six t-shirts, each bearing the name of one of the victims killed in the shooting at the Connecticut school on December 14, 2012, were on display.
Center City Display Marks 1-Year Anniversary of Deadly Conn. ShootingsDozens of portraits, all victims of violence, were a central feature of the observance at Broad Street Ministry. Ten were those of students gunned down at Sandy Hook last year.
After Recent Events, The Debate Continues Over Gun ControlIn one week, the issue of who owns guns comes to the forefront again.
Mother of Newtown, Ct. School Shooting Victim Urges Pa. Lawmakers to Tighten Gun ControlsFrancine Lobis Wheeler, a native of the Philadelphia suburbs, asked the Pa. House Judiciary Committee to subject the sale of long guns by private sellers to background checks.
Philadelphia Contingent Travels to Harrisburg for Gun Control RallyAbout two dozen people, determined to make their voices heard, boarded a bus in North Philadelphia for the ride to Harrisburg.
Gun Rights Rally Draws Hundreds in Harrisburg, Pa.The featured speaker at the rally was author and former US Army Ranger Sean Parnell (photo), who said the fight over gun rights is being waged not just in Congress but in state legislatures and courtrooms across the country.
Local Gun Control Advocate Speaks Out About Senate Gun VoteShira Goodman, executive director of CeaseFirePA, is disappointed the Toomey-Manchin amendment didn't pass but says the fight for gun control laws will go on.
Poll: Strong Support For New Gun Controls In PennsylvaniaSolid majorities of Pennsylvania voters favor background checks for all gun purchases and national bans on the sale of assault weapons and large-capacity ammunition magazines, according to a poll released Wednesday.
Local Gun Control Advocate Talks About Meeting At White HouseThe National Rifle Association and Wal-Mart, the largest gun retailer in the country, are set to meet with Vice President Biden today at the White House; all part of his gun violence task force. This comes a day after the Vice President met with gun control advocates.