‘The future of Philadelphia is at stake’: New coalition to tackle Philly’s gun violence
'As a city, we have the resources, support and commitment to save lives,' Sharmain Matlock-Turner, of the Urban Affairs Coalition, said.
‘I feel the weightiness of the moment’: Pa.’s Shapiro says as governor race enters its final days
Pa. Dems are putting a lot on Josh Shapiro's shoulders. Is he up to it?
To prevent shootings, teachers needed to be armed with information, not guns | Opinion
The idea that more police officers, more metal detectors, more drills, and more guns will stop school massacres has stretched the bounds of credulity.
Pa. budget adds money for gun violence prevention programs; bigger reforms are left undone
More substantive initiatives, such as an assault weapons ban, red flag law remain in committee.
We cannot wait any longer to disarm hate | Shira Goodman
The new gun reform law passed by Congress, and signed by President Joe Biden, is a first step. We still have much work to do.
States want to make it easier to use red flag laws | Analysis
Nineteen states and Washington, D.C., have such laws. Pa. buried its bill in committee.
No, hardening schools doesn’t make students safer | Opinion
Surveillance cameras, metal detectors, door-locking systems and armed guards have not prevented school shootings.
U.S. Senate GOP leader McConnell ‘comfortable’ with framework for gun control bill
“For myself, I’m comfortable with the framework,” the Kentucky Republican said during a press conference. “And if the legislation ends up reflecting what the framework indicates, I’ll be supportive.”
Biden, Dems praise Senate’s bipartisan gun deal
The last time Congress passed major gun control legislation was the Clinton-era assault weapons ban 1994
Here in arsenal America, everything old is new again | Dick Polman
We’ve lost the mental and moral capacity to prevent these bloodbaths.
Pass Red Flag laws, which have bipartisan support, and reduce firearms deaths | Opinion
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Philly city officials, Philly Housing Authority collaborate for violence prevention
"Our objective is to provide ... social services support and resources,' PHA President and CEO Kelvin Jeremiah said.