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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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PRESS RELEASE: Stop Handgun Violence partners with Back Bay Ringers to bring awareness to gun violence through three nights of concerts across the Boston metro area 

The Back Bay Ringers are dedicating their Spring Season of Giving Back to gun violence prevention awareness and donating proceeds of their concert series to Stop Handgun Violence. “We are proud to partner with the Back Bay Ringers to help us share our message and bring awareness about this issue to new audiences,” said Zoe

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PRESS RELEASE: Stop Handgun Violence, March for Our Lives: Massachusetts students gather for ARTivism gun violence prevention awareness event in wake of another mass shooting.

Over the weekend, March for Our Lives: Massachusetts students and Stop Handgun Violence partnered to hold an ARTivism event to raise awareness about gun violence in the United States. On Saturday morning, Massachusetts students gathered to spray paint a design created by local student Griffin Gould in Graffiti Alley in Cambridge. The design featured an

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Stop Handgun Violence joins Representative Linsky and gun violence survivor Greg Gibson at State House to show documentary short and highlight legislative priorities this session

Boston, MA–Stop Handgun Violence will join Representative Linsky and state legislators to view a documentary short by survivor, Greg Gibson and hold a discussion on legislative priorities of local gun violence prevention advocates. The documentary features Greg Gibson sitting down with the killer of his son to discuss the gaps in federal policy that allowed

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