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Coalitions Work

This week, Stop Handgun Violence will join the MA Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence to honor Janet Goldenberg, president of the Coalition for nine years. She transfers the reigns to Mark Scott and Cindy Diggs, new Board President and Vice-President, respectively. Tickets to attend the Peace Forward event on Wednesday April 27th here. In the News:

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Happy Birthday John

Happy Birthday to our Founder! November is National Inspirational Role Models Month and there is no better way to celebrate it than recognizing our founder, John Rosenthal whose birthday is today! Sign his birthday card here! With your support, John has been in this fight since 1994 and has stayed committed to eradicating gun violence

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Celebrating 27 Years

Happy Anniversary to Stop Handgun Violence! We’re celebrating 27 years as one of the primary advocates for gun violence prevention in Massachusetts. Please DONATE $27 for 27 today! We count on supporters like you who have joined our mission for gun violence prevention! Since founding SHV in 1994, Massachusetts has seen the benefits of stronger gun laws and now ranks the lowest gun

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Most Americans agree with you

You are not alone when it comes to your views on gun violence. Research from Navigator confirms that most Americans describe gun violence and mass shootings in the U.S. as a “crisis” or “major issue.” At Stop Handgun Violence, we applaud President Biden for taking executive actions for gun violence prevention. But Congress must do their part. Americans, including gun owners, show

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MA Legislation filed today “An Act to Prevent Mass Shootings”

An Act To Prevent Mass Shootings Today, State Representatives Marjorie Decker (D-Cambridge) and Frank Moran (D-Lawrence) filed legislation, co-sponsored by Senator Cynthia Creem (D-Newton) and Rep. Bud Williams (D-Springfield), that would prohibit the in-state manufacture of assault weapons that are banned in Massachusetts. The text of the bill can be found here. Massachusetts law prohibits the

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An Act To Stop Mass Shootings

HOUSE DOCKET, NO.                 FILED ON: 4/20/2021 HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No.          The Commonwealth of Massachusetts _________________ PRESENTED BY: Marjorie C. Decker and Frank A. Moran _________________ To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General

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Gun Safety Pledge

We remain steadfast in advocating for gun law reform. Please take the #GunSafetyPledge with us.             WATCH: SHV Founder, John Rosenthal, speaks on the current status of gun law reform for the country after multiple high-profile mass shootings. On our Newsfeed: Massachusetts proves that we don’t have to live with mass shootings.

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The Time is NOW

Stop Handgun Violence releases a joint statement with Gun Violence Prevention Organizations “We join with our partners to call on the Biden Administration to take action on gun violence. America eagerly awaits the return to normalcy after over a year of pandemic-related restrictions, but we cannot let that be a return to mass shootings and

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Gun Safety Pledge

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Another mass shooting

Last night ten individuals, including a local police officer, were murdered in Boulder, CO by an individual with an assault weapon. Until recently assault weapons were banned by the city of Boulder, but only a week ago, the NRA claimed victory when a court ruling stripped Boulder, CO of their local ban on AR-15 rifles and high capacity magazines.

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AMERICANS KILLED BY GUNS SINCE THE MASSACRE AT SANDY HOOK

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