Our Democracy under attack.

We witnessed an attack rooted in white supremacy and privilege at our Capitol last Wednesday. It also showed the vulnerability of our Democracy. NPR provides a timeline summary on that fateful day that has now resulted in 5 people dead. Business Insider also shared a pictorial timeline that depicts the destruction and violence inside the Capitol. As horrific as it was,

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Cheers to a New Year!

Happy New Year and THANK YOU to all who donated to our 2020 year end appeal! We are grateful that so many of you remain committed to our cause. With your financial support, we are able to continue to do the life-saving work of gun violence prevention and awareness. Early voting in Georgia’s special election surpasses

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Take Action Today!

There’s still time to help get our priority bill on the floor for a vote. Please contact your legislator to support H.2045/S.1388 An Act Relative To Crime Gun Data Reporting and Analysis. This bill will require a detailed analysis of MA crime gun trace data to better understand the origins of crime guns. Contact your

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We are in the final stretch! Take action to bring our priority bill on the floor for a VOTE. Please contact your own state legislators today, Wednesday December 2, 2020, to ask them to support H.2045/S.1388 An Act Relative To Crime Gun Data Reporting and Analysis. This bill will require a detailed analysis of MA

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Save the Date: Giving Tuesday

On our Calendar: TODAY Nov 17th: GVPedia “More Guns, More Crime” register online. Friday Nov 20th: LDB Peace Institute 20th Annual Survivors of Homicide Victims Tuesday Dec 1st: Stop Handgun Violence Giving Tuesday 2020 In the News: Gun violence up in major cities across Massachusetts. California courts deny injunction on age-limit for gun purchases. In Kentucky, a surge in gun violence deaths among students prompts action. Florida

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We voted for gun violence prevention!

Congratulations to President-elect Joe Biden and VP-elect Kamala Harris!  We voted for so many things, but especially for gun violence prevention! At the DNC 2020, Biden highlighted the gun violence epidemic. More recently on the campaign trail, Harris stated a series of executive orders for gun control. What’s next? A concession by the sitting President is an American tradition, but not required by

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In 2018, young people across the country marched for an end to gun violence. Now, they’re old enough to VOTE and marching to the polls in record breaking numbers. Massachusetts Election Day Poll Hours: 7am-8pm ##

Voter suppression happening

VOTER SUPPRESSION The FBI is investigating arson at a ballot box in front of the Boston Public Library. The last collection before the fire at the Copley Square box was ~2:30 pm on Saturday, 10/24. Nearly 122 ballots were found inside, and Secretary Galvin said most were intact to be processed. We encourage all voters to track their mail-in ballot for

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MA voter registration deadline

In the News: Shareholder group of Nuns ask Smith & Wesson to consider the impact of gun violence. A mass shooting in Arizona – a family of seven shot, tragically the baby died. South Floridian man arms himself with an AR-15 and handgun while visiting Disney World. Kenosha shooter won’t face charges in home state Illinois. Giffords launches a National Gun Owners organization to counter the NRA.

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Stop Handgun Violence joins Coalition to oppose Supreme Court nomination”

“As organizations working to strengthen public safety laws across the country, we are coming together to urge the Senate Leadership against rushing through the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the United States Supreme Court in the midst of an ongoing national election.” Read the full letter here: Gun Violence Prevention Organizations Letter to Senate

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