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Press Release: AG Healey Defeats Assault Weapons Ban Challenge

Stop Handgun Violence Lauds AG’s Win in Assault Weapon Ban Case; Urges Participation in Tomorrow’s Town Hall for Our Lives Events BOSTON – April 6, 2018 – The US District Court’s rejection today of a challenge to Massachusetts’ Assault Weapons Ban adds encouragement to growing support for common sense gun laws on the eve of

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Press Release: Students Across the Commonwealth Plan Town Halls

Students across the Commonwealth plan Town Hall for Our Lives events on Saturday, April 7th Boston, MA– Inspired by the high school students in Parkland, Florida, students across the Commonwealth are planning town halls with elected officials on Saturday, April 7, as part of the Town Hall for Our Lives nationwide effort. All events are

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Stop Handgun Violence Announces Backfire

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 26, 2018                                Contact: Zoe Grover at #BackfireTrump Auto-Tweets At Trump Every Time An American Dies From Gun Violence New Campaign Aims to Shame the President Into Acting to Save American Lives. In the wake of the devastating school shooting in Parkland, Florida, Stop Handgun Violence is partnering with States United to

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Stop Handgun Violence Response to Parkland FL School Shooting

Stop Handgun Violence Response to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Mass Shooting; Boston, MA – Yesterday, on a day that is supposed to celebrate love, seventeen high school students and educators were murdered and 12 more wounded with an AR 15 assault weapon at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.  Parkland makes the eighteenth school shooting in the first

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PRESS RELEASE: Stop Handgun Violence Condemns House of Representatives for Passing Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act, joined by Attorney General Maura Healey and Boston Police Commissioner William Evans

Boston – Today the House of Representatives passed the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017, a bill that dismantles state-level concealed carry permitting systems and creates a race to the bottom for safety standards. “Just two months after the deadliest mass shooting in recent American history, the House of Representatives has chosen blood money campaign

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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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(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 Over 2,000 Americans (and still counting) sung along from home with

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