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October 26, 2021 - Harrisburg, PA

Gov. Wolf Continues to Call for Meaningful Action to Address Gun Violence

Governor Tom Wolf joined advocates, community leaders and Democratic lawmakers at the Capitol to continue their collective call for meaningful legislative action to address gun violence.

"My administration has made it a top priority to address the scourge of gun violence, but executive action alone cannot end gun violence in Pennsylvania. We need the General Assembly to take action to increase gun safety and prevent gun violence," Gov. Wolf said. "I have repeatedly called for legislative action on key commonsense measures. Instead of acting to increase gun safety and reduce violence, the majority are instead pushing dangerous legislation that would make all of us less safe."

The governor has repeatedly called on the General Assembly to take up safe storage legislation to reduce the number of shootings by people who should not have access to guns, including accidental shootings by children; to tighten reporting requirements for lost or stolen guns; to swiftly pass the Extreme Risk Protection Order Act, also known as the red flag law; and to pursue state-level universal background checks on all gun purchases.



<a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/20183_gov_ceaseFire_dz_001_copy.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf speaking with the press.  Governor Tom Wolf today joined advocates, community leaders and Democratic lawmakers at the Capitol to continue their collective call for meaningful legislative action to address gun violence. Harrisburg, PA  October 26, 2021 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/20183_gov_ceaseFire_dz_002_copy.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Senator Anthony Williams speaking with the press.  Governor Tom Wolf today joined advocates, community leaders and Democratic lawmakers at the Capitol to continue their collective call for meaningful legislative action to address gun violence. 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