Press Release

Stop Handgun Violence Response to Sutherland Springs Shooting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 6, 2017 Boston, MA – Today 25 congregants were murdered and many others were wounded in their house of worship in Sutherland Springs, Texas. While the details of this latest mass shooting continue to emerge, Stop Handgun Violence founder John Rosenthal made the following statement: “While the magnitude of this massacre

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SHV Applauds Mass. Legislature for Taking Quick Action on Bump Stocks

Stop Handgun Violence Applauds Commonwealth Legislature for Taking Quick Action on Bump Stocks Boston, MA – Last night, the Massachusetts State Legislature passed a first-in-the-nation ban on the sale of bump stocks in response to the Las Vegas domestic terrorist attack that left 58 dead and over 500 wounded. “We applaud the Massachusetts State Legislature

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Founder Responds to Las Vegas Mass Shooting

Stop Handgun Violence Response to Las Vegas Concert Shooting Boston, MA – Last night a gunman perched in a hotel room on the 32nd floor of Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas shot and killed at least 58 concert-goers and wounded 515 others. After raining bullets and terror down on concert-goers, the shooter was found dead

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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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AMERICANS KILLED BY GUNS SINCE THE MASSACRE AT SANDY HOOK

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