Gun Violence

(Shirts carried the names of each victim of the 2012 mass shooting in Connecticut.  Photo by John McDevitt)

As Sandy Hook Anniversary Nears, Philadelphians Stand Against Gun Violence

Twenty-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.

12/12/2014

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New Tool Unveiled In Battle Against Gun Violence In Philadelphia

Philadelphia Ceasefire unveiled a 33-foot long Winnebago RV wrapped in the message “Stop. Shooting. People.”

11/23/2014

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Community Marches To End Gun Violence In Philadelphia

Residents and community groups marched on Saturday in West Philadelphia to call for an end to gun violence.

09/27/2014

File Photo of Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams. (Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office Joins Prosecutors Nationwide To Combat Gun Violence

The group is called Prosecutors Against Gun Violence and they’ve planned a summit in Atlanta next month.

09/17/2014

Indiana County Republican Donald White speaks at a hearing on allowing school employees to carry guns before the PA Senate Education Committee. (Credit: Tony Romeo)

Pa. Senate Panel Mulls Allowing Teachers To Carry Guns

In 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.

09/17/2014

Quinzel Tomoney (far left) and other Philadelphia CeaseFire community organizers speak to residents in North Philadelphia. (credit: Cherri Gregg)

Philadelphia CeaseFire Launches New Effort To End Street Violence

Philadelphia CeaseFire has launched a new campaign that it hopes will stop violent shootings before they occur.

08/11/2014

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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.

06/06/2014

(Mayor Michael Nutter speaks with reporters outside his City Hall office.  File photo by Mike Dunn)

Mayor Nutter Joins Coalition Of Anti-Gun Groups

Mayor Nutter joined a coalition of anti-gun groups today to help launch a new initiative to reduce gun violence.

04/16/2014

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Catholic Priest Protests Controversial Chicago Billboard On Dom Giordano Program

Dom 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.

03/17/2014

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Villanova Display Memorializes Philadelphia’s Victims of Gun Violence

Villanova 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.

12/05/2013

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PA Medical Society Says Gun Violence Is A Health Problem

Pennsylvania Medical Society president Dr. Bruce MacLeod says gun violence should be studied the same way doctors study diabetes and heart disease.

10/27/2013

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Philadelphia Community Calls For Unity In Fight To Stop Gun Violence

Concerned community members held hands and marched together in Philadelphia Saturday, in an expression of unity in the effort to stamp out gun violence.

09/28/2013

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Chalk Drawings To Honor The Victims Of Gun Violence

Arcadia University’s International Peace and Conflict Resolution program will commemorate the thousands of victims of gun violence who died this year, it will create a giant chalk body drawing which will run for several blocks in Center City.

09/21/2013

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Bus Tour Supporting Less Gun Violence Rolls Thorugh Delco

A national bus tour supporting an effort to reduce gun violence rolled into Delaware County Monday morning.

08/26/2013

Philadelphia Man Arrested With Gun Inside Wilmington Home

Wilmington police say a Philadelphia man prohibited from possessing a firearm surrendered after firing several shots inside a home.

08/18/2013

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