Lt. Gov Austin Davis kicks off Safer Communities initiative to highlight community efforts against gun violence
'We're gonna have to deal with the root causes of violence ... making sure young people have ladders of opportunity,' Lt. Gov. Austin Davis said.
Philly officials share results of report on anti-violence initiative
'I am proud of what this pilot program achieved right out of the gate as a first of its-kind program,' Mayor Jim Kenney said.
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 […]
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.
I’m a Republican and former straw purchaser who supports life-saving gun reform | Opinion
As the state Senate takes up gun violence reduction bills, I’m imploring my fellow Republicans to listen to my perspective.
Here’s how to stop Black gun crime – and white gun crime, too | Michael Coard
To end our plague of violence, we need to make it nearly impossible for Americans to own guns.
The AR-15 is ‘America’s Rifle.’ Ban it | John L. Micek
Legislation raising the minimum purchasing age for assault weapons just moved in Texas. It probably won't pass. But it's progress.
Want to pass real gun reform? Give more law-abiding Black people guns | Michael Coard
It would happen faster than when Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday pulled their guns at the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral.
As Pgh synagogue shooter trial begins, there’s new hope for changes to Pa.’s gun, hate crimes laws
'We feel more momentum now for life-saving gun violence prevention policy change than we've felt in years,' Josh Fleitman, of CeaseFirePa, said
Report: Black children in Philly, big cities, most at-risk for gun violence
That violence hit Black children from the nation’s four major cities 100 times more than usual, according to recent JAMA data.
The GOP won on Thursday in Tennessee. They’ll lose the fight on gun safety | John L. Micek
By expelling two Black lawmakers for protecting children, Republicans 'lost an entire generation of voters,' Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta said
Philly Council seeks temporary halt to state’s preemption of local gun laws
“We’ve passed commonsense gun laws, but we’ve been held hostage [by state law],” Councilmember Curtis Jones Jr. said.