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Gun Reform Update: Save the Date to Celebrate

  You’re invited to a party to celebrate 25 years of Stop Handgun Violence! Bring your family and friends to honor local activists and advocates who have contributed to the progress of gun violence prevention and awareness in Massachusetts. Buy your tickets now or donate $25 for 25 years – thank you!   What’s Ahead: June

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Gun Reform Update: Take Action TODAY

As we remember the 9 victims from the Charleston shooting, we seek action from Congress to close the Charleston loophole. Universal background check bill H.R.8 was passed in the House over 100 days ago and the Senate has yet to debate it. Click here #BackgroundChecksNow to send a letter to your Senator and demand a vote for S.42! What’s

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Gun Reform Update: Pulse

We pause today to remember the 49 who died at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando in a senseless act of hate fueled with guns. We choose to honor them with action by advocating for stronger gun laws in our state and our country. Please consider donating $25 for our 25 years of gun violence prevention, thank

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Gun Reform Update: Honor With Action

As Virginia Beach recovers from another mass shooting, we recognize the victims, their families and another community in trauma. We choose action to honor their lives and the over 100 Americans taken by gun violence everyday. We supported March For Our Lives: Boston students share their Wear Orange message,”This Is America”, for Gun Violence Awareness month. We lobbied

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June is Gun Violence Awareness Month

June is Gun Violence Awareness month. Join us to support local youth activists in their work to end gun violence! Students use ARTivism to highlight the gun violence epidemic on Saturday June 1st in Cambridge. Lobby at the MA State House on Monday June 3rd for Crime Data analysis – click #FollowTheGuns.   Show Up and Wear Orange!  June 1 (Sat) Student mural

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Gun Reform Update: A New Look

You may notice a change in our newsletter but the mission to end gun violence remains the same for all of us at Stop Handgun Violence. It’s easy to join us and take action for gun violence prevention and awareness! Add your name to our letter to Congress to reject the Trump Adminstrations’ attempt to weaken Firearms Export control.

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Gun Reform Update: A Walk for Peace

We walked for peace on Mother’s Day with hundreds to support Louis D. Brown Peace Institute. We thank them for their work in supporting families after trauma and send heartfelt congratulations for their 25 years of service in the community! June is Gun Violence Awareness Month: June 1 (Sat) Student mural project for Gun Violence

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Gun Reform Update: #Ban3DGuns

Another school shooting in Colorado; several injured, one student dead and a community in trauma. Last week in Boston, four shot and one dead. Honor their lives with action and attend an upcoming event listed below or share our new campaign to ban 3D firearms. Make a difference today. What’s ahead: May 11 (Sat) Gun

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Gun Reform Update: #HonorwithAction for #UNCC

Our hearts go out to the victims and their families in the aftermath of the deadly shooting at University of North Carolina – Charlotte campus. We promise to #HonorWithAction for #UNCC. What’s ahead: May 2 (Thu) School shootings and activism with Greg Gibson in Newburyport. May 4 (Sat) Time Magazine presents ‘Guns in America’ in Falmouth.

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Gun Reform Update: More Events!

Now you can easily find upcoming events to support Stop Handgun Violence on our website. This week a private screening of 91% and so much more – find it here! What’s ahead: April 25 (Thu) Watch the 91% private screening with film director, John Richie. April 27 (Sat) Disarming: Memorial Quilts for Mass Shooting Victims exhibit in Arlington. April 30 (Tue)

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