Stop Handgun Violence and Change the Ref unveiled a new billboard designed by artist Manuel Oliver, the father of 17-year-old Joaquin Oliver, killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The billboard‘s stark message and hashtag #VOTEFORUS is on display at 50 Dalton St., Boston MA. Read more here.
With your help, we can share this important message to other cities across America!
Did you hear?
New York Attorney General is suing to dissolve the NRA after an 18-month investigation. Washington D.C. joins the party to sue the NRA Foundation over misuse of funds.
Read John Rosenthal’s statement here. Also, an interesting commentary written by student activist, Trevaughn Smith.
In other news:
- NH Governor Sununu vetoed the state’s Extreme Risk Protective Order bill.
- Rhode Island remove guns from man who was charged with racially motivated assault.
- Grandmothers Against Gun Violence on Cape Cod launched a new campaign, You Can Save A Life Now!
Congratulations to our partners!
The Mass Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence now represents over 100 organizations in the Commonwealth! As a founding member, we are proud to continue the work of gun violence prevention with them.
Congrats to Change the Ref for successfully reaching their fundraising goal after their 20-hour Guacathon! Students from 50 Miles More-Massachusetts reunited on a zoom panel with Patricia Oliver and shared fond memories of the protest march to Smith & Wesson nearly 2 years ago.