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Pa., three other states to share gun crime data in new collaboration against gun violence

BY: - October 7, 2021

In a virtual press briefing Thursday, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy, Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont and Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf signed what’s known as a  memorandum of understanding authorizing the law enforcement agencies in the partnering states to share relevant gun crime data with each other in an effort to prevent gun crimes and violence as well as identify and apprehend traffickers and dealers of firearms. 

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A bad idea whose time has come (again). Pa. House panel to take up local gun preemption bill | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - May 24, 2021

Gun violence reduction advocates are mobilizing against the punitive preemption bill now before the House Judiciary Committee.

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She’s a hunter from rural Pa. who supports gun reform. Will lawmakers finally listen? | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - March 24, 2021

This time, advocates are calling in Pennsylvanians who speak Republicans' language on gun reform. Will it work?

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‘We are all in the crossfire’: With gun violence on the rise during the pandemic, one Philadelphia mom is fighting back | Thursday Morning Coffee

BY: - March 4, 2021

“There’s a frustrating sense of normality about murders in our country … the reality is that we are all in the crossfire," an activist said. "The only way to reduce gun violence is to work together."