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FIFTH ANNUAL “CONCERT ACROSS AMERICA TO END GUN VIOLENCE” GOES VIRTUAL

FIFTH ANNUAL “CONCERT ACROSS AMERICA TO END GUN VIOLENCE” GOES VIRTUAL WITH JACKSON BROWNE, BONNIE RAITT, WYNTON MARSALIS, MELISSA ETHERIDGE, JOHN FOGERTY AND OTHERS Nationwide virtual event October 7, 2020 (Boston, MA.) For the fifth-annual Concert Across America to End Gun Violence the concert will be a virtual livestreamed event with high profile talent like

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New National Billboard Campaign Features A Stark Message

Press Release: From Gun Violence Victims Urging Voters to Support Candidates Who Favor Sensible Gun Laws.   Billboards sponsored by Stop Handgun Violence of Massachusetts and Parkland, Florida-based Change the Ref. Boston, MA – Today, Stop Handgun Violence and Change the Ref will unveil a new billboard designed by artist Manuel Oliver, the father of

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STATEMENT: Response to NY lawsuit to dissolve NRA

Stop Handgun Violence Founder on New York Attorney General Suit to Dissolve the National Rifle Association Boston – In response to the lawsuit by New York Attorney General Letitia James to dissolve the National Rifle Association, Stop Handgun Violence founder, John Rosenthal, made the following statement: “For over 25 years, I have been fighting against the

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Stop Handgun Violence Supports MBLLC Ten-Point Plan to Combat Police Brutality

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Boston – Stop Handgun Violence (SHV), a Massachusetts based non-profit organization committed to preventing gun violence, today endorsed a Ten-Point Plan adopted by the Massachusetts Black and Latino Legislative Caucus in response to the killings of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and George Floyd.   “Stop Handgun Violence stands in support of the

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Press Release: On 2nd Anniversary of Parkland, Florida Mass Shooting, “Gun Safety-Certified” Corporate Symbol Launched by Parents of Victim Joaquin Oliver, Survivor David Hogg and Stop Handgun Violence

Symbol would allow companies to show support for background checks and other proven gun safety initiatives Boston, MA – Rather than privately mourn their son, Parkland victims Manuel and Patricia Oliver spent the second anniversary of their son’s murder in Boston working to end gun violence and save other families from unfathomable grief. The Olivers

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Press Release: Stop Handgun Violence Celebrates 25 Years of Activism to Enact Sensible, Safe Gun Laws in Massachusetts

Urban Massachusetts leads the nation with the lowest gun death rate in the continental United States Oct 25, 2019 (Boston, MA) – Stop Handgun Violence — the Massachusetts based non-profit organization that works to prevent gun injuries and deaths through education, public awareness, legislative policy and community activism — celebrated its 25-year anniversary with an

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Press Release: Stop Handgun Violence Celebrates 25 Years of Activism to Enact Sensible, Safe Gun Laws in Massachusetts

Urban Massachusetts leads the nation with the lowest gun death rate in the continental United States  Stop Handgun Violence — the Massachusetts based non-profit organization that works to prevent gun injuries and deaths through education, public awareness, policy and community activism — is celebrating its 25-year anniversary on Thursday, October 24th at the House of

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Press Release: Stop Handgun Violence responds to Massachusetts Public Safety Committee hearing on gun violence prevention bills

On Wednesday, August 28, 2019, the Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security will hear testimony on over 60 firearm bills. Stop Handgun Violence board member, Gail Erdos, will be testifying on behalf of the organization. “We applaud the legislature for holding a hearing on these important bills.”  said John Rosenthal, founder of Stop Handgun

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