Gun Reform Update: Pulse

June 12, 2019

We pause today to remember the 49 who died at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando in a senseless act of hate fueled with guns. We choose to honor them with action by advocating for stronger gun laws in our state and our country.

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What’s Ahead

  • June 14 (Fri) Last one! Art of Ringing benefit concert in Boston.
  • June 14 (Fri) Four Rivers concert in Greenfield.
  • June 14 (Fri) Grandmothers Against Gun Violence Rally.
  • June 15 (Sat) Newton Police host gun buy-back.
  • June 15 (Sat) Guns Down author book signing in Boston.
  • June 16 (Sun) Father’s Day Peace Walk in Brockton.
  • June 18 (Tue) MA Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence quarterly meeting hosted with Operation Lipstick.
  • June 22 (Sat) Watertown Police host gun buy-back.
  • June 24 (Mon) March for Our Lives: MetroWest forum.
  • June 26 (Wed) March for Our Lives: MA lobby day in Boston.
  • June 29 (Sat) Arlington Police host gun buy-back.
Across Our Nation

Twitter announces ban on 3D printed firearm files.

YouTube will finally remove Sandy Hook hoax videos.

The Supreme Court rejects challenge to Federal regulation on silencers.

Fox News poll: 71% Americans want the government to act on our gun violence epidemic.

Giffords marks 100 days since the House passed H.R.8 and the Senate has done nothing.

Students and educators are forced on the front lines of school safety.

Another mass shooting, but there’s still hope.

Gun Violence Prevention in Massachusetts & Other States

Massachusetts General Hospital launches the first Gun Violence Prevention Center.

A proclamation for Gun Violence Awareness was signed at the Massachusetts State House.

Mayor Walsh and Commissioner Gross pen an opinion piece on gun violence and youth in Boston.

Maine House legislators reject ‘Stand Your Ground’ bill.

Rhode Island misses the mark with no regulation on ammunition.

The sharp decline of gun violence is notable in the California Bay Area.

The San Diego council approves required safe storage of guns.

Mississippi campground manager recently fired was arrested for brandishing a gun on a Black couple.

In Ohio, Cincinnati Mayor sues the NRA for their sponsored laws.

Virginia Governor orders a special session in response to the mass shooting.

A panic at the D.C. Pride parade was over a BB gun mistaken for gunfire.

Watch Milwaukee Chief of Police tear into the NRA on the rise of gun violence in Wisconsin.

The Gun Industry Rounds

The NRA refuses to cooperate with a Congressional investigation and risks tax-exempt status.

The NRA paid thousands to a board member situated in the White House.

Gun manufacturer Stag Arms announces move out of Connecticut.

Firearms distributor United Sporting files for bankruptcy.

 


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