MA Gun Reform Updates

Gun Reform Update: Sandy Hook 6th Year Remembrance

We send our love and support to the Newtown, CT community as they remember the horrific shooting that happened 6 years ago today. Since then, over 200,000 lives have been lost due to gun violence in schools, malls, churches, temples and urban neighborhoods. In Massachusetts, we have the lowest gun deaths in the country because of

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Gun Reform Update: #GivingTuesday

After Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday, we now turn to #GivingTuesday. As our most dedicated supporters for gun violence prevention, you’ve taken action, volunteered and donated to our cause before and we thank you. If you are taking part in #GivingTuesday, please put Stop Handgun Violence on your list so that we can continue to

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Gun Reform Update: Thankful

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Stop Handgun Violence. We are grateful for our supporters and volunteers who joined our cause to end gun violence. Thank you!       What’s ahead: Nov 27 (Tuesday) – Gun Safety Forum by League of Women Voters in Marblehead Nov 27 (Tuesday) – Yale University School of Public Health

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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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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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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

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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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Gun Reform Update: Pledge to Vote

There was big news from Smith & Wesson shareholders. They voted in favor of issuing a report on gun violence and safety!     On the calendar: October 6th (Saturday) – Election Season Launch with South Shore Moms Demand Action. October 16th (Tuesday) – David Hogg speaks at Boston Public Library on student actvism and gun control. October 19-21st

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