Press Release

Response to Santa Fe, TX School Shooting

Stop Handgun Violence Response to Santa Fe High School Mass Shooting Boston, MA– This morning, news of another horrific mass school shooting in Santa Fe Texas broke leaving at least 10 dead and an unknown number of students and teachers injured. According to the Gun Violence Archive this is the 35thschool shooting where someone has

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Stop Handgun Violence Applauds Law Enforcement Letter

Stop Handgun Violence and Massachusetts Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence Applaud Law Enforcement Letter Opposing Concealed Carry Reciprocity Boston, MA– Today, the International Chiefs of Police Association (IACP) and the Boston Police Department distributed a letter to Congress in opposition to the gun lobby’s proposed concealed carry reciprocity legislation that included over 470 chiefs of

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Press Release: AG Healey Defeats Assault Weapons Ban Challenge

Stop Handgun Violence Lauds AG’s Win in Assault Weapon Ban Case; Urges Participation in Tomorrow’s Town Hall for Our Lives Events BOSTON – April 6, 2018 – The US District Court’s rejection today of a challenge to Massachusetts’ Assault Weapons Ban adds encouragement to growing support for common sense gun laws on the eve of

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Press Release: Students Across the Commonwealth Plan Town Halls

Students across the Commonwealth plan Town Hall for Our Lives events on Saturday, April 7th Boston, MA– Inspired by the high school students in Parkland, Florida, students across the Commonwealth are planning town halls with elected officials on Saturday, April 7, as part of the Town Hall for Our Lives nationwide effort. All events are

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Stop Handgun Violence Announces Backfire

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 26, 2018                                Contact: Zoe Grover at #BackfireTrump Auto-Tweets At Trump Every Time An American Dies From Gun Violence New Campaign Aims to Shame the President Into Acting to Save American Lives. In the wake of the devastating school shooting in Parkland, Florida, Stop Handgun Violence is partnering with States United to

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Stop Handgun Violence Response to Parkland FL School Shooting

Stop Handgun Violence Response to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Mass Shooting; Boston, MA – Yesterday, on a day that is supposed to celebrate love, seventeen high school students and educators were murdered and 12 more wounded with an AR 15 assault weapon at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.  Parkland makes the eighteenth school shooting in the first

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PRESS RELEASE: Stop Handgun Violence Condemns House of Representatives for Passing Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act, joined by Attorney General Maura Healey and Boston Police Commissioner William Evans

Boston – Today the House of Representatives passed the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017, a bill that dismantles state-level concealed carry permitting systems and creates a race to the bottom for safety standards. “Just two months after the deadliest mass shooting in recent American history, the House of Representatives has chosen blood money campaign

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Stop Handgun Violence Response to Sutherland Springs Shooting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 6, 2017 Boston, MA – Today 25 congregants were murdered and many others were wounded in their house of worship in Sutherland Springs, Texas. While the details of this latest mass shooting continue to emerge, Stop Handgun Violence founder John Rosenthal made the following statement: “While the magnitude of this massacre

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