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June is Gun Violence Awareness Month

June is #WearOrange for Gun Violence Awareness Month. As part of a national movement, we’ve got actions planned, including a Statewide Coalition Advocacy Day! Pre-register here for virtual Advocacy Day   …We witness mass shootings especially in schools in the US. When asked about the issue, Zoe Grover explains: “Mass shootings in the US are a

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Massachusetts Blind Spot

In the News: Massachusetts has a blind spot to assault weapons. Gun stores in proximity to schools are not welcome in Newton. Wellesley addresses zoning for gun stores. Mass shooting at a birthday party in Colorado. Colorado introduces 3 new gun bills in response to Boulder shooting. After shootings in NY and CO, grocery store workers don’t feel safe. Oregon waits for their Governor to sign safe

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Most Americans agree with you

You are not alone when it comes to your views on gun violence. Research from Navigator confirms that most Americans describe gun violence and mass shootings in the U.S. as a “crisis” or “major issue.” At Stop Handgun Violence, we applaud President Biden for taking executive actions for gun violence prevention. But Congress must do their part. Americans, including gun owners, show

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MA Legislation filed today “An Act to Prevent Mass Shootings”

An Act To Prevent Mass Shootings Today, State Representatives Marjorie Decker (D-Cambridge) and Frank Moran (D-Lawrence) filed legislation, co-sponsored by Senator Cynthia Creem (D-Newton) and Rep. Bud Williams (D-Springfield), that would prohibit the in-state manufacture of assault weapons that are banned in Massachusetts. The text of the bill can be found here. Massachusetts law prohibits the

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Lawmakers from Boston, Lawrence, Newton and Springfield file legislation to prevent the manufacture of assault weapons in Massachusetts

Today, State Representatives Marjorie Decker (D-Cambridge) and Frank Moran (D-Lawrence) filed legislation, co-sponsored by Senator Cynthia Creem (D-Newton) and Rep. Bud Williams (D-Springfield), that would prohibit the in-state manufacture of assault weapons that are banned in Massachusetts. The text of the bill can be found here. Massachusetts law prohibits the sale, transfer or possession of

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An Act To Stop Mass Shootings

HOUSE DOCKET, NO.                 FILED ON: 4/20/2021 HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No.          The Commonwealth of Massachusetts _________________ PRESENTED BY: Marjorie C. Decker and Frank A. Moran _________________ To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General

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SHV Applauds President Biden’s Executive Orders on Gun Violence

Stop Handgun Violence (SHV), a Massachusetts based non-profit organization committed to preventing gun violence, today endorsed the executive actions taken by President Biden on gun violence. “We applaud President Biden’s gun violence prevention leadership” said John Rosenthal, founder of Stop Handgun Violence. “The president has been a leader on this issue for decades, and his

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The Time is NOW for Gun Law Reform

We join with our partners to call on the Biden Administration to take action on gun violence. Read our full letter here.           In the News: Northampton police department creates an unarmed response unit. MA Attorney General Healey joins a coalition calling on U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland to close the ATF loophole on ghost guns. In

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Gun Safety Pledge

We remain steadfast in advocating for gun law reform. Please take the #GunSafetyPledge with us.             WATCH: SHV Founder, John Rosenthal, speaks on the current status of gun law reform for the country after multiple high-profile mass shootings. On our Newsfeed: Massachusetts proves that we don’t have to live with mass shootings.

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The Time is NOW

Stop Handgun Violence releases a joint statement with Gun Violence Prevention Organizations “We join with our partners to call on the Biden Administration to take action on gun violence. America eagerly awaits the return to normalcy after over a year of pandemic-related restrictions, but we cannot let that be a return to mass shootings and

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