Have you seen us? Stop Handgun Violence has been out & about in Boston and beyond!
In response to the rise in gun violence, our organizer Sonya worked with local March for Our Lives students to execute a Boston rally in 2 weeks with 1,000+ supporters on Saturday June 11th.
We stood out with Grandmothers Against Gun Violence at their monthly June rally in Hyannis.
The Red Sox Foundation hosted a gun violence discussion panel with Stop Handgun Violence, March for Our Lives, Giffords, and U.S. Attorney Rollins at the iconic Fenway Park. Watch the Facebook stream here.
The Red Sox gave tribute to the gun violence epidemic at game day!Watch their video on lives taken by guns.
We joined survivors Gabby Giffords & David Hogg to throw the first pitch at the Red Sox game!
SHV in the News:
- What are commonsense gun laws and how can they save lives?
- Proposals fall far short of what is needed to stop mass shootings.
- John Rosenthal speaks to America’s Gun Violence with Jim & Margery on GBH podcast.
- Washington Post opinion piece:6 solutions to gun violence that could work.
- A CBS interview: U.S. struggles with wave of gun violence.