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Gun Reform Update: Post Election

Last week, your votes with other advocates resulted in a major victory for gun safety. But we were overshadowed by another mass shooting, and the daily toll of gun violence in our urban communities. In their memory, we press onward and look ahead to advocate for meaningful Federal legislation. What’s ahead: Nov 19 (Monday) – LDB

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Stop Handgun Violence Response to Thousand Oaks Bar Mass Shooting

Boston, MA – This morning, news of another mass shooting broke, this time at a college bar in Thousand Oaks, CA. According to the Gun Violence Archive this is the 307th mass shooting in 2018. At least twelve were reported dead including a responding sheriff’s deputy. “There are Mass shootings, 100 gun deaths and 250

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Gun Reform Update: Make a plan to vote

In case you missed it, Stop Handgun Violence unveiled a new billboard designed by Change The Ref in Boston. Many advocates, activists and elected officials were with us to amplify the message of “Gun Laws Save Lives.” Read more media coverage here and check out our Facebook page for videos and photos. What’s ahead: Nov 6

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Gun Reform Update: Tree of Life Synagogue

Another horrific mass shooting and we grieve again. After reading our public response to the shooting at Tree of Life Synagogue, please make a plan to vote and remind your friends and family to vote. Lives depend on it. What’s ahead: Oct 30 (Tuesday) – Volunteer with SHV to Get Out the Vote in Cambridge. Nov 1 (Thursday)

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Stop Handgun Violence Response to Tree of Life Synagogue Mass Shooting

Boston, MA – Yesterday, a domestic terrorist opened fire on an infant’s naming ceremony at a synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The all too common massacre is the 294th mass shooting this year and this time, left eleven dead and a six injured, including four police officers who were outgunned by the shooter with multiple high-powered

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Gun Reform Update: #VoteforGunSafety

In case you haven’t been paying attention, your vote matters! Be an informed voter at the polls and check how your local state representative or senator voted in the last session for gun law reform. Get out the Vote with your-selfie!! Take a selife with your #WhyIVote #VoteforGunSafety sign & share it on social media. Or send

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Gun Reform Update: Register to Vote

Only 3 weeks until election day. Tomorrow is the last day for MA residents to register to vote in the November election. Don’t delay – register to vote today. Upcoming events: Oct 17th (Wednesday) – The Student Voice & Policy Change at UMass Dartmouth with David Hogg on the panel. Oct 20th (Saturday) – 2:30pm

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Gun Reform Update: Get Out The Vote

It was a somber week of events that eventually lead to the Senate confirming Judge Kavanaugh’s nomination on Saturday. His position that a ban on assault weapons as unconstitutional is an obvious declaration of the NRA dollars that supported him. But we move onward – here are upcoming events in the weeks ahead: Oct 17th (Wednesday)

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