O'Mara in the News: Commonsense gun safety reforms

State Rep. Jennifer O'Mara is comitted to impoving the lives of the people she represents and is dedicated to protecting her communities and those across the state from the dangers of gun violence and incidences of domestic violence and gun suicide, including passing sensible laws like ERPO, or extreme risk protection orders aimed at keeping guns out of the hands of those who might use them to harm themelves and others.

She joins people who are also dedicated to the issue at numerous rallies and news conferences in Harrisburg, in her legislative district and across Pennsylvania to highlight the importance of passing laws that will keep more people safe.

Her goal is a simple one. To save more lives.

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Lawmakers, Wolf rally for Extreme Risk gun bill

(April 8, 2019)

According to data from the Centers for Disease Control, almost two-thirds of gun deaths in Pennsylvania are suicides. O'Mara spoke at a rally for the gun control group Moms Demand Action Read more

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After horror of Wawa murder, D.A., activists, legislators rally for 'extreme risk' gun bill

(April 11, 2019)

Gun violence prevention activists joined local legislators and Delaware County District Attorney Katayoun Copeland Friday in support of “Extreme Risk Protection Order” legislation making its way through the state House and Senate. Read more

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Leaders Push for 'Red Flag' Laws in Wake of Deadly Wawa Shooting

(April 11, 2019)

Democratic Rep. Jennifer O'Mara, whose father died by suicide when she was 13, joined both at a Friday morning news conference and stressed the role of emergency orders in reducing the number of gun suicides. Read more

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Harrisburg protest calls for new gun-control law

(April 10, 2019)

Hundreds of supporters attended a rally organized by Pennsylvania Moms Demand Action at the state Capitol Monday for that legislation, including Wolf, state Rep. Jennifer O’Mara, D-165 of Springfield, Auditor General Eugene DePasquale, and state Sens. Jay Costa, D-43 of Pittsburgh, and Art Haywood, D-4 of Cheltenham. Read more

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Bill to take guns out of the hands of those at risk of causing harm draws bipartisan support

(April 9, 2019)

Bill to take guns out of the hands of those at risk of causing harm draws bipartisan support Read more

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State officials, activists gather to rally support for gun safety policy

(April 6, 2019)

During a press conference held at Delaware County Courthouse Friday, several state officials and gun reform advocates gathered to rally support of Extreme Risk Protection Order legislation. Read more