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Weekly Update: Meet Lisa and David

Meet Lisa, a new board member this year. Read about her here       News Highlights: States with lower gun ownership and stronger gun laws have the lowest suicide rates. Research shows restrictions on assault weapons and high capacity magazines help prevent mass shooting fatalities. Understanding the sunset of the 1994 Assault Weapons ban. Record contributions are received in Florida

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Meet John, co-founder of Stop Handgun Violence

From “No Nukes” to “ENOUGH”, there’s no doubt John Rosenthal has passion and compassion to do what’s right. Read more about John and join him to celebrate 25 years of Stop Handgun Violence!       On our Calendar: Sep 11 (Wed) Stop Handgun Violence Volunteer Meet Up; RSVP. Sep 13 (Fri) BPeace protest rally at Smith &

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Looking to get involved? Join us at a volunteer meet up.

Come out to our first Volunteer Meet Up in Arlington next week! Learn about what we do and how you can join the movement to end gun violence. Please RSVP, thanks! News Highlights: Shooter in Odessa bought assault-style rifle via private sale. Walmart announced changes in sales of ammunition and open carry. Kroger followed suit to stop open carry in

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Gun Reform Update: Support us at the State House

This Wednesday, Stop Handgun Violence will testify to support various gun reform bills such as closing a private sale loophole that still exists in Massachusetts. Come out to support us at the MA State House committee hearing – more details below. On our calendar: Aug 28 (Wed) MA committee hearing on state gun reform bills. Sep 4 (Wed) Suicide

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Gun Reform Update: Debating Gun Control

Will the Politics of Gun Control Shift This Time? Watch John Rosenthal, gun owner and co-founder of Stop Handgun Violence, discuss background checks and more in a lively debate with Jim Braude at WGBH.   Meet Matt, a veteran Board member since 1995 and he tells us why he joined SHV: “Without a focused, organized

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Gun Reform Update: What Can You Do?

Meet Gail, our newest Board Member and an activist for gun violence prevention for over 3 years. She’s taking action with us and you can, too! Read more about Gail and join her with our community partners at some upcoming events listed below.   What can you do? Tell Congress ENOUGH! It’s time for comprehensive background checks and

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Enough.

The first weekend in August was the deadliest 72 hours in over two years. Tell Congress Enough is Enough. We need to act now to prevent future tragedies, including banning assault weapons and high capacity magazines, requiring background checks for all gun sales and passing a nationwide extreme risk protective order bill.  Sign our petition

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Meet our Board Member

In the weeks leading up to our 25th Anniversary in October we will introduce to you members of the Stop Handgun Violence board of directors. Our organization is honored and privileged to work with such an amazing group of people! Meet Anne, an active Board Member for 2 years. Read more about her here.        

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There are no words…

I’ve been struggling to find the right words to say about this weekend’s mass shootings in El Paso, TX and Dayton, OH. As the details continue to emerge, they are simultaneously unimaginable and completely predictable. Once again domestic terrorists were able to easily get their hands on high capacity firearms designed for warfare. The El

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Take Action to fund Gun Violence Research

Last month, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and members approved $50 million for gun violence research. Now it’s time for the Senate to do the same. Join us on Thursday, July 25th to push Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and the Senate to fund gun violence prevention research. Congressional Switchboard (800) 972-3524 #FundGVPresearch #WeNeedToKnow Summer Calendar Aug 10 (Sat) Mother’s Dream Quilting Bee in

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AMERICANS KILLED BY GUNS SINCE THE MASSACRE AT SANDY HOOK

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