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Gun Reform Update: New Zealand

We are grief stricken and mourn with New Zealand after the country’s deadliest shooting at a Mosque. Read more about Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s immediate response of action to disarm hate. What’s ahead: Mar 21 (Thursday) A vigil for New Zealand in Lexington. Mar 23 (Saturday) Activism & Social Justice Forum in Salem. Mar 23 (Saturday) March for

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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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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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