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In Remembrance

Senate Democrats Remember Victims of Gun Violence and Call for Action

Senate Democrats join Gov. Wolf and U.S. Senator Bob Casey for a bipartisan event in remembrance of the victims of all gun violence and as a call-for-action after a weekend of mass shootings and a continued deaf-ear response from federal and state lawmakers to take up stricter gun laws.

Gov. Wolf Hosts Bipartisan Remembrance of Victims and Call for Action Event Against Gun Violence at the Capitol

Senate Democrats Demand Action NOW!

Sen. Street Statement on July 4th Shootings

Sen. Street Statement on July 4th Shootings

PHILADELPHIA, July 5, 2022 – Senator Sharif Street released the following statement in reference to police officers being struck by gunfire during July 4th celebrations at the Welcome to America Festival on Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia.  "Only a year...

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When Will Leaders Act on Guns?

When Will Leaders Act on Guns?

Op-ed by Senator Wayne Fontana 

This weekend, our country will be “celebrating” Memorial Day. A day to honor those who have died in our nation’s wars. At the same time, our country will also be mourning the innocent young lives lost because they were ruthlessly gun down by an 18-year-old mad man in Uvalde, Texas. When and why has the United States become so tolerant of this sickening violence? 

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