MA Gun Reform Updates

MA Gun Reform Update: ERPO Deadline Looms

It’s been an eventful week. First, looking forward: The Massachusetts Joint Committee on Public Safety must make a decision on the extreme risk protective order bill, H.3610 by Sunday, April 15th. You still have time to email your representative with your support of the bill here. Also, coming up: April 13th (Friday) – Gun Violence Prevention Summit

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MA Gun Reform Update: Post-Parkland, Students lead the way

It’s been a very busy two weeks since the Parkland Massacre and our Statehouse lobby day the following day. Generally, we end this newsletter with the upcoming events and deadlines, but we’ve decided to put them first this week, since there are so many important ones we want to bring your attention to them. March

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Gun Reform Update 1/18/18: Using data end gun violence

Using data to reduce gun violence In Massachusetts, Senator Creem has filed a bill, S1292, which would collect data on multiple gun purchases made in state and analyze whether those guns were later used in crime. If you’d like to get this important bill passed, sign our letter to the Joint Committee on Public Safety,

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Massachusetts Gun Reform: Holidays Edition

Thank you for reading this edition of Gun Reform Roundup: the latest news from the Commonwealth, New England, and the Nation. Here are the biggest stories this week: 1) Last Thursday was the five year anniversary of the Sandy Hook Massacre. Since then, over 160,000 Americans have died due to gun violence. Across the state,

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Massachusetts Gun Reform: Week of 12/11

Thank you for reading this edition of Gun Reform Roundup: the latest news from the Commonwealth, New England, and the Nation. Here are the biggest stories this week: 1) John Rosenthal Pens Op-Ed in Attleboro Sun Chronicle Denouncing the House’s Passage of Concealed Carry Reciprocity The U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass Concealed Carry

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#StopCCR and Nationwide Vigils – Massachusetts Gun Reform: 12/5

Thank you for reading this edition of Gun Reform Roundup: the latest news from the Commonwealth, New England, and the Nation. Here are the biggest stories this week: 1) Update on Concealed Carry Reciprocity The U.S. House Judiciary Committee voted along party lines to forward the dangerous Concealed Carry Reciprocity legislation out of committee, without

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#REJECTCCR – Massachusetts Gun Reform: Week of 11/27

Thank you for reading this mid-week edition of Gun Reform Roundup: the latest news from the Commonwealth, New England, and the Nation. Before we get into the HUGE gun reform news this week, a quick reminder that you can still make a tax-deductible contribution to Stop Handgun Violence in honor of Giving Tuesday! Click here.

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Massachusetts Gun Reform: Thanksgiving 2017 Edition

Happy Thanksgiving! Thank you for reading this Turkey Day edition of Gun Reform Roundup: the latest gun reform news from the Commonwealth, New England, and the Nation. During this time when we reflect on what we are thankful for, the SHV staff are thinking about our allies in elected office like Rep. Marjorie Decker, who

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Massachusetts Gun Reform: Week of 11/13

Greetings Advocates! The biggest story this week is the public hearing this Thursday, Nov. 16th at 11am in State House Room A-1 in Boston. There will be testimony for dozens of gun-related bills at this hearing, and we need activists like you to show up in large numbers. If you can’t attend, scroll down to make

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Public Safety Hearing on Firearm Bills – 11/16 at 11am

Dear Friends, You are invited to attend a public hearing concerning access to guns, held by Massachusetts’ Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security, next Thursday, Nov. 16 at 11am in State House Hearing Room A-1. Please come make your voice heard and help keep Massachusetts the safest state in the nation. Please save the date to

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