Troy Graham, Heard in the Hall Blog

At the CeaseFirePA offices near Independence Mall, Executive Director Shira Goodman took a break from organizing a rally next week in Harrisburg to watch President Obama’s speech on her laptop.

Goodman arrived at the gun violence policy group in October, when gun control seemed far off the political menu – the topic was barely touched upon during the presidential campaign.

Suddenly, the issue has returned to the top of the headlines in Pennsylvania and nationally – a moment for advocates to seize…

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