We can make our residents and communities safer while respecting the 2nd amendment…

…through long overdue, common sense reforms supported by the majority of Pennsylvanians, including gun owners. I support universal background checks on all gun sales in Pennsylvania and Extreme Risk Protection Orders, especially in light of the strong evidence that these kinds of policies significantly decrease the number of suicides by gun. I will strongly advocate for increased public education around this issue and explore all possible options to identify and resolve the root causes of gun violence.