MA Gun Reform Updates

Gun Reform Update: Senate Judiciary Meeting

Senator Graham announced the Senate judiciary committee will hold a hearing on gun reform bills on March 26th. Take action to support S.184 by calling your Senator at 1-800-972-3524 and check out others listed here. What’s ahead: Mar 14 (Thursday) MFOL Boston Roundtable Series in Boston. Mar 18 (Monday) MFOL DC Letter Campaign to Congress. Mar 23

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Gun Reform Update: HR.8 passes in the House

In case you missed it, the Congressional House passed HR.8 last week! Read our press release here. What’s ahead: Mar 7 (Thursday) A Mother’s Dream Quilt showing in Lowell. Mar 11 (Monday) Tackling Gun Violence at CitySpace in Boston. Mar 28 (Thursday) MVP Peace Award night in Wellesley. Apr 3 (Wednesday) Grandmothers Against Gun Violence meeting. Apr 25

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Gun Reform Update: MA State Bill Support

We have a call to action TODAY! Please call or email your Massachusetts state senator and ask him or her to co-sponsor State Senator Cindy Creem’s Bill SD1726: “An Act Relative to Crime Gun Data Reporting and Analysis. If Senator Creem is your Senator, please call and thank her for filing this key anti-trafficking and

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Gun Reform Update: Gone Boy

Sponsor a Student: Since Parkland, 1,200 children have died from gun violence. Support our student activists who are working to change this.   Watch this incredible story of father and author of Gone Boy, Greg Gibson, who teams up with his son’s killer to save lives.     What’s ahead: Mar 1 (Friday) MA Coaltion for

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Gun Reform Update: One Year After Parkland

We recognize the one year passing of Parkland, and the nearly 40,000 gun violence victims in our country every year. Attend an event near you to honor their lives with action. What’s ahead: Feb 14 (Thursday) MFOL Springfield hosts a Vigil for their Lives. Feb 14 (Thursday) MSD New England Alumni vigil for Parkland in Boston. Feb

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Gun Reform Update: Support Student Activists

SHV is proud to co-sponsor with MFOL: Boston a Gun Violence Prevention Regional Student Summit in early Spring 2019. For more information on how you can help a student, click here. What’s ahead: Feb 6 (Wednesday) US House Committee on the Judiciary hearing for HR.8. Feb 14 (Thursday) MSD New England Alumni vigil for Parkland Mar 1

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Gun Reform Update: Action Alert!

It’s time to mobilize! Your help is needed to secure co-sponsors this week for two critcal pieces of gun safety legislation for Massachusetts. Please click here for more information. What’s ahead: Now – April 27th Exhibit: “Guns: Loaded Conversations” at New England Quilt Museum. Feb 14 (Thursday) MSD New England Alumni candlelight vigil for Parkland

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Gun Reform Update: Call Congress

There is a flurry of gun law reform bills filed in Congress! Please take 5 minutes from your day to call your Senators and Representative to support universal background checks and gun violence research. What’s ahead: Jan 24 (Thursday) Support MA student action at the State House for youth voting rights. Jan 26 (Saturday) Operation

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Gun Reform Update: Words Matter

We agree with Grandparents Aganist Gun Violence that words matter! Use their handy thesaurus the next time you shoot the breeze, or in other words, have a chat. What’s ahead: Jan 15 -23 (Wednesdays) Lobby days for gun safety at the Rhode Island State Capitol Jan 15-April 9 Exhibit Guns: Loaded Conversations at the New England Quilt Museum in Lowell. Feb 28 (Thursday) MFOL new

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Gun Reform Update: H.R.8 for Universal Background Checks

The House Democrats will introduce H.R.8 today in honor of Gabby Giffords. What’s ahead: Jan 9 -23 (Wednesdays) Lobby days for gun safety at the Rhode Island State Capitol Jan 15 (Tuesday) MA Coalition to Prevent GV first quarterly meeting March 28 (Thursday) MA Coalition to Prevent GV Peace MVP Award Gun Control Across the Nation 5 gun

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