Attorney General Shapiro’s historic agreement with Eagle Arms Productions will slow the flow of these weapons into criminal enterprises and violent individuals’ hands. Other gun show promoters shouldn’t wait for a sting to stop the sale of ghost gun kits like the Polymer 80.
District Attorney Larry Krasner on Friday joined Mayor Jim Kenney, Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw, Senator Sharif Street, and other state and local leaders to demand action to reduce and prevent gun violence.
Officials were joined by community-based anti-violence organizers and area residents at Olney Transportation Center, the site of a mass shooting on February 17th in which eight people ranging in age from 17 to 71 were shot.
Plans to Grow Gun Violence Prevention Movement in Region
In the midst of Philadelphia’s most violent year in decades, youth spread out across Philadelphia to understand how their peers are navigating gun violence in an increasingly unpredictable world. The survey results revealed the rippling impact of shootings: 88% of youth were worried that gun violence could injure a friend or loved one.