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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Support Student Activists

In 2018, we witnessed a movement where students said ENOUGH gun violence. With your support, they marched for their lives in Boston; they lobbied and hosted town halls with MA elected officials, and they walked 50 miles from Worcester to Springfield. As a result, real change happened. Retailers like Dick’s Sporting Goods, LLBean and Levi’s took a

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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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Action Alert!

Dear Members: TIME TO MOBILIZE! We need your help to secure co-sponsors this week for two critical pieces of gun safety legislation. Please call or email your representative TODAY and ask him or her to co-sponsor Rep Marjorie Decker’s Bill HD2610: “An Act Relative to Crime Gun Data Reporting and Analysis AND Chairman Linsky’s Bill HD836: “An

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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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Take Action to support these bills in Congress!

Take Action for House Bill H.R.8  Call your Federal Representative to support H.R 8, a bill for Universal Background Checks on all guns sales. “Thirty-one states do not currently require background checks for all gun sales.  If passed, this law would save countless lives by preventing dangerous individuals from accessing firearms without inconveniencing law-abiding gun

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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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Please Act Now!

Select the below link to contribute what you can to help us prevent firearm violence through public awareness, sensible legislation and support for law enforcement - without banning guns.