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A Generation Abandoned.

When it comes to gun control, our children are Generation Abandoned. Boston Globe op-ed written by David Hogg and John Rosenthal. More News: 19 children and 2 adults shot dead in their elementary school in Uvalde, Texas. Failed gun control since Sandy Hook to the Buffalo shooting. In response to the Buffalo market shooting, Rep. Liz Cheney accuses her party’s leaders

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Hate Crime in Buffalo

A Hate Crime in Buffalo, New York New York has strong gun laws that prohibit the possession of assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines like the ones likely used in this attack. However, neighboring states like Ohio and Pennsylvania do not. One of the guns in the possession of the 18-year old shooter was reportedly purchased

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Stop Handgun Violence Response to Uvalde, TX Elementary School Shooting

This afternoon, news of another mass shooting broke. According to the Gun Violence Archive this is the 11th shooting with ten or more victims this year and the 212th mass shooting in 2022.  The details of this horrific incident are continuing to emerge, but several reports have indicated that as many as eighteen children and three adults

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More teens carrying guns most everywhere but here.

A Boston College Study shows a disturbing rise in teens carrying firearms.  The survey used for the study shows that Massachusetts has low rates of handgun carriage among adolescents, while it is increasing in some other New England states. Our press release explains why.   News on gun trafficking: Novia Scotia shooter who killed 20 people illegally bought guns over the border in

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Coalitions work

This week, Stop Handgun Violence will join the MA Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence to honor Janet Goldenberg, president of the Coalition for nine years. She transfers the reigns to Mark Scott and Cindy Diggs, new Board President and Vice-President, respectively. Tickets to attend the Peace Forward event on Wednesday April 27th here.   In the

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Coalitions Work

This week, Stop Handgun Violence will join the MA Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence to honor Janet Goldenberg, president of the Coalition for nine years. She transfers the reigns to Mark Scott and Cindy Diggs, new Board President and Vice-President, respectively. Tickets to attend the Peace Forward event on Wednesday April 27th here. In the News:

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MA Crime Gun Data Reporting & Analysis bill moves forward!

AN ACT RELATIVE TO CRIME GUN DATA REPORTING AND ANALYSIS. Since 2014, crime gun data has been collected by the commonwealth but has not been utilized successfully. This bill would require a report and analysis about the existing data so that legislators and law enforcement can effectively target the source of guns used in crime.

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President Biden Executive Actions for GVP

We applaud President Biden’s announcement on the following executive actions: A final ATF rule banning the manufacturing of the most accessible ghost guns, such as unserialized “buy build shoot” kits that individuals buy online or at a store without a background check and easily assemble into a working firearm at home. A new nominee for ATF Director, Steve

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AMERICANS KILLED BY GUNS SINCE THE MASSACRE AT SANDY HOOK

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