By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Dozens of people are in Pennsylvania’s Capitol demanding action against the rising gun violence. A rally against gun violence is underway on the steps of the state capitol.

The group, CeaseFirePA has named Tuesday Taking a Stand Against Gun Violence Advocacy Day. CBS3 was at Jones Tabernacle AME Church in North Philadelphia Tuesday morning where people taking part in the rally boarded a bus for Harrisburg.

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They are calling for increased funding for community-based violence prevention programs and a common agenda to end gun violence.

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More than 100 faith, community, medical, student and gun safety organizations are taking part in calling for action to address the surging gun violence in Philadelphia.

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Gov. Tom Wolf is also among the lawmakers expected to attend the rally.