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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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Stop Handgun Violence Response to Tree of Life Synagogue Mass Shooting

Boston, MA – Yesterday, a domestic terrorist opened fire on an infant’s naming ceremony at a synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The all too common massacre is the 294th mass shooting this year and this time, left eleven dead and a six injured, including four police officers who were outgunned by the shooter with multiple high-powered

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Parkland Community Members Join 50 Mile March

Parkland Survivor David Hogg and Parkland Victim Parent Manuel Oliver Will Join Local High School Students for 50 Mile March to Smith & Wesson Headquarters   Boston, MA– Today, Parkland shooting survivor and March for Our Lives co-founder David Hogg, and Manuel Oliver parent of deceased Parkland student Joaquin Oliver, announced that they would join

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