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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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Stop Handgun Violence, March for Our Lives: Massachusetts and Boston University School of Public Health hold regional student summit on gun violence prevention

Over a weekend in mid-March, Boston University School of Public Health, March for Our Lives: Massachusetts and Stop Handgun Violence partnered to hold a regional student summit and training on gun violence prevention. We began on a Friday with Massachusetts students to learn about local gun trafficking and take a variety of workshops looking at

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U.S. House passes HR 8 background check bill

Stop Handgun Violence Applauds House of Representatives for Passing H.R. 8, Background Check Bill for All Gun Sales Boston, MA– Today, the U.S. House of Representatives, led by Speaker Pelosi (D-CA) and House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force Chair Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA), voted to pass H.R. 8, a bill that would require background checks

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Stop Handgun Violence Response to Thousand Oaks Bar Mass Shooting

Boston, MA – This morning, news of another mass shooting broke, this time at a college bar in Thousand Oaks, CA. According to the Gun Violence Archive this is the 307th mass shooting in 2018. At least twelve were reported dead including a responding sheriff’s deputy. “There are Mass shootings, 100 gun deaths and 250

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