Democratic lieutenant governors, advocates, discuss solutions to prevent gun violence
Many of the speakers were survivors of gun violence themselves, including Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. Austin Davis.
Cities have ways to curb gun violence; feds are giving them more money
When shots ring out on the South and West sides of Chicago, Sam Castro and his team at the Institute for Nonviolence Chicago race to the scene of the shooting and to the hospital where emergency responders are treating the gunshot victim. Knowing most of the city’s gun violence is caused by a small cluster […]
Pa. U.S. Rep. Summer Lee hits GOP over vote to repeal stabilizing braces for pistols
U.S. Rep. Summer Lee, D-12th District, criticized House Republicans during debate on a bill to repeal a restriction on pistols that makes them easier to shoot.
Republican states arm teachers, fortify buildings in another year of school shootings | Analysis
GOP lawmakers say empowering a quick response, not gun bans, is the key to preventing shootings.
Philadelphia Black clergy to hold summit on gun violence on Saturday
The summit Mt. Zion Baptist Church in North Philadelphia is part of a larger outreach effort stretching across the weekend.
On Uvalde anniversary, Pa. Dem’s bill looks to fortify schools | Thursday Morning Coffee
With the nation pausing to remember the first anniversary of the deadly school shooting in Uvalde, Texas this week, a Democratic lawmaker in the state House pleaded the case for his plan to avert a similar tragedy in Pennsylvania.
Trapped in unsafe neighborhoods, gun violence takes health toll on Black mothers | Opinion
The trauma of gun violence and systemic racism isn’t simply a Black mother’s story – it’s an American story.
Guns and vigilantes: Fear, paranoia has created a culture of violence | Opinion
I stand in solidarity with every other person out there who refuses to cower from their neighbors behind a gun.
Here’s how we can deploy literacy as an anti-violence strategy | Opinion
This type of reading transformation will have lifelong impacts, making our schools and communities safer for decades to come.
Report: Philly’s Gun Violence Intervention program is making progress
Philadelphia's 'gun violence crisis has been years in the making,' and won't be solved overnight, an advocate said.
As the U.S. reels from more mass shootings, a renewed push for reform on Capitol Hill
U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-1st District, is among the backers of the effort
Estelle Richman is on board to help save lives … again
The onetime Rendell administration official has come out of retirement to help fight Philadelphia’s gun violence crisis.