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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 Open Letter and Day of Action

All hands on deck! Today (Wednesday 12/6) is the day of action to #StopCCR. Believe it or not, the U.S. House of Representatives has the audacity to put their most dangerous gun bill in decades–perhaps of all time–up for a floor vote on the same day as the National Vigil to Honor Victims of Gun

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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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We Sent Trump & Congress a Graphic Wake-Up Call

by John Rosenthal We seem to be getting numb to mass shootings in America. The statements from our nation’s leaders are the same, hollow sentiments. So, we decided to send a graphic wake-up call to President Trump and nearly 300 members of Congress who have sided with the gun lobby in opposing common sense gun

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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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Giving Tuesday!

It’s that time of year when we all remember that–even though 2017 has felt like a really awful year–many of us have a lot to be thankful for. When planning your gifts for Giving Tuesday, I hope you will think about Stop Handgun Violence and the 33,000 lives that are taken by preventable gun violence

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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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Massachusetts Gun Reform: Week of 11/6

Today we are all mourning another tragic mass shooting, this time at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas where at least 26 have died and dozens more injured. We all know by now that the response of the gun lobby and the politicians they have paid to put in office will be to delay discussion

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