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Gun Violence

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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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Anti-Violence Advocates March Through North Philadelphia

Philadelphia’s murder rate year-to-date is down about 40% from this time last year, according to police records. Activists at an anti-violence march in North Philadelphia Sunday said the numbers are moving in the right direction but they could be better.

08/18/2013

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Man Shot After Gun Battle On Pa. Railroad Tracks

Authorities in eastern Pennsylvania say police officers shot and killed a man after a gun battle along train tracks.

07/28/2013

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1 Hospitalized After Shooting In Montgomery County

Police in Norristown say an unidentified man was shot multiple times around midnight in the 200 block of East Oak Street.

07/28/2013

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Woman, Teen Injured In Broad Daylight Shooting In Philadelphia

Philadelphia police are investigating a broad daylight shooting that injured two people, including one teen.

07/24/2013

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Trenton Violence Cited In Push For New NJ Gun Laws

Gun-control advocates are calling attention to the violence plaguing Trenton as they urge the governor to sign a package of gun bills on his desk.

07/24/2013

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Police: Convicted Felon Shot In Wilmington

Wilmington police are investigating the shooting of a convicted felon.

07/21/2013

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Police Investigate Fatal Shooting In West Philadelphia

Officials are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Thursday afternoon in West Philadelphia.

07/18/2013

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