Press Release

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

Read More…

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

Read More…

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

Read More…

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

Read More…

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

Read More…


Please Act Now!

Select the below link to contribute what you can to help us prevent firearm violence through public awareness, sensible legislation and support for law enforcement - without banning guns.