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CITIES ACROSS AMERICA PARTICIPATE IN SECOND ANNUAL “CONCERT ACROSS AMERICA TO END GUN VIOLENCE”

(Boston, MA. – September 25th, 2017) Over the weekend, a coalition of gun violence prevention artists, activists and organizations participated in the Concert Across America to End Gun Violence. Events ranged from selfie soloists to over 60 live concerts, digitally connected by #ConcertAcrossAmerica and ConcertAcrossAmerica.org. Over 2,000 Americans (and still counting) sung along from home with

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Stop Handgun Violence Responds to Foxborough Murder Suicide

Boston, MA – In response to the murder suicide of a father and young boy in Foxborough, Massachusetts, Stop Handgun Violence founder, John Rosenthal, made the following statement: “Our thoughts and prayers go out to the young boy’s family as they grieve this incredible loss of life. Unfortunately, we know all too well that guns

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150,000 Americans Killed by Guns Since Sandy Hook

150,000 AMERICANS KILLED BY GUNS SINCE SANDY HOOK – NO ACTION BY CONGRESS TO PREVENT BLOODSHED Boston, MA – In the less than five years since the horrific shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, 150,000 more Americans have been killed by guns – a number that is more than 30 times the number of Americans

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LINSKY CONTINUES THE FIGHT TO REDUCE GUN VIOLENCE IN THE COMMONWEALTH

BOSTON- Representative David Linsky (D-Natick) hosted a Gun Violence Prevention Lobby Day on July 18, where dozens of advocates and supporters from across the country joined together in support of H.3081, An Act relative to extreme risk protective orders. The bill, filed by Representative Linsky, was heard at a Public Hearing of the Joint Committee

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AN OPEN LETTER ASKING GOVERNOR CHARLIE BAKER

A COALITION OF NEARLY 30 GUN VIOLENCE PREVENTION ORGANIZATIONS SIGN AN OPEN LETTER ASKING GOVERNOR CHARLIE BAKER TO SUPPORT ATTORNEY GENERAL MAURA HEALEY’S ENFORCEMENT OF THE MASSACHUSETTS ASSAULT WEAPONS BAN NEWTOWN, CT & BOSTON, MA – Last month, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey took a very bold step by announcing that she will be stepping

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Stop Handgun Violence Attends President Obama’s White House Announcement on Curbing Gun Violence through Executive Action

Rosenthal applauds President’s leadership and determination despite opposition from many in Congress Washington, DC – Stop Handgun Violence founder John Rosenthal today joined President Obama, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch and activists from across the country at the White House for the President’s announcement of several executive actions to prevent gun violence. “I applaud the President

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Nation’s Largest Billboard Company to Withdraw From Public Information Campaign Promoting Gun Rights and Effective Gun Safety Laws

Backlash From Gun Industry Lobby Groups Prompts Nation’s Largest Billboard Company to Withdraw From Public Information Campaign Promoting Gun Rights and Effective Gun Safety Laws New Billboards Were to be Interim Replacement for Iconic Mass Pike Message BOSTON, MA – New billboards created by Stop Handgun Violence and designed to stimulate a rational discussion about

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AMERICANS KILLED BY GUNS SINCE THE MASSACRE AT SANDY HOOK

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