Gun Violence

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.
New Tool Unveiled In Battle Against Gun Violence In PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia Ceasefire unveiled a 33-foot long Winnebago RV wrapped in the message "Stop. Shooting. People."
Community Marches To End Gun Violence In PhiladelphiaResidents and community groups marched on Saturday in West Philadelphia to call for an end to gun violence.
Philadelphia District Attorney's Office Joins Prosecutors Nationwide To Combat Gun ViolenceThe group is called Prosecutors Against Gun Violence and they've planned a summit in Atlanta next month.
Pa. Senate Panel Mulls Allowing Teachers To Carry GunsIn an effort to stop mass violence in schools, a Pennsylvania state senate committee has begun vetting legislation that would allow teachers and school employees trained and licensed to carry guns to bring them to work.
Philadelphia CeaseFire Launches New Effort To End Street ViolencePhiladelphia CeaseFire has launched a new campaign that it hopes will stop violent shootings before they occur.
Concerned Community Rallies To End Epidemic Of Gun Violence In Camden The show of support Friday was spurred by a man who was killed earlier this year on the streets of Camden.
Mayor Nutter Joins Coalition Of Anti-Gun GroupsMayor Nutter joined a coalition of anti-gun groups today to help launch a new initiative to reduce gun violence.
Catholic Priest Protests Controversial Chicago Billboard On Dom Giordano ProgramDom Giordano spoke to Father Michael Pfleger, a Catholic Priest from Chicago, on Monday about his request that a billboard featuring an assault rifle be taken down.
Villanova Display Memorializes Philadelphia's Victims of Gun ViolenceVillanova students couldn't help but pause at the hundreds of t-shirts comprising the "Memorial to the Lost," each with the name and age of a victim.
PA Medical Society Says Gun Violence Is A Health ProblemPennsylvania Medical Society president Dr. Bruce MacLeod says gun violence should be studied the same way doctors study diabetes and heart disease.
Philadelphia Community Calls For Unity In Fight To Stop Gun ViolenceConcerned community members held hands and marched together in Philadelphia Saturday, in an expression of unity in the effort to stamp out gun violence.