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Gun Reform Update: Dear Congress

Stop Handgun Violence +221 advocates signed a letter to Congress for gun violence research. Read the full letter here. What’s ahead: April 6 (Sat) Operation Liptstick Grand Opening in Boston. April 9 (Tues) March For Our Lives: Boston public meeting in Boston. April 22 (Mon) March For Our Lives:Springfield fundraiser. April 25 (Thur) Support Stop Handgun Violence

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Now is the Time for Gun Violence Research

In 2018, nearly 40,000 people died from gun violence in our country. We cannot deny that gun violence is a public health epidemic. It’s time for Congress to act now to address it. Stop Handgun Violence plus 221 organizations advocating to prevent gun violence urge Congress to appropriate 50 million dollars in the FY 2020

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Gun Reform Update: March For Our Lives

A year ago, we joined the March For Our Lives protest with students in Washington D.C. and across the nation. Since then, Stop Handgun Violence has continued to support the youth in the region to strengthen their activism for gun violence prevention. What’s ahead: March 28 (Thur) MVP Peace Award night in Wellesley. April 3 (Wed) Extreme Risk Protective Order

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Stop Handgun Violence, March for Our Lives: Massachusetts and Boston University School of Public Health hold regional student summit on gun violence prevention

Over a weekend in mid-March, Boston University School of Public Health, March for Our Lives: Massachusetts and Stop Handgun Violence partnered to hold a regional student summit and training on gun violence prevention. We began on a Friday with Massachusetts students to learn about local gun trafficking and take a variety of workshops looking at

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Gun Reform Update: New Zealand

We are grief stricken and mourn with New Zealand after the country’s deadliest shooting at a Mosque. Read more about Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s immediate response of action to disarm hate. What’s ahead: Mar 21 (Thursday) A vigil for New Zealand in Lexington. Mar 23 (Saturday) Activism & Social Justice Forum in Salem. Mar 23 (Saturday) March for

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Gun Reform Update: Senate Judiciary Meeting

Senator Graham announced the Senate judiciary committee will hold a hearing on gun reform bills on March 26th. Take action to support S.184 by calling your Senator at 1-800-972-3524 and check out others listed here. What’s ahead: Mar 14 (Thursday) MFOL Boston Roundtable Series in Boston. Mar 18 (Monday) MFOL DC Letter Campaign to Congress. Mar 23

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Gun Reform Update: HR.8 passes in the House

In case you missed it, the Congressional House passed HR.8 last week! Read our press release here. What’s ahead: Mar 7 (Thursday) A Mother’s Dream Quilt showing in Lowell. Mar 11 (Monday) Tackling Gun Violence at CitySpace in Boston. Mar 28 (Thursday) MVP Peace Award night in Wellesley. Apr 3 (Wednesday) Grandmothers Against Gun Violence meeting. Apr 25

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U.S. House passes HR 8 background check bill

Stop Handgun Violence Applauds House of Representatives for Passing H.R. 8, Background Check Bill for All Gun Sales Boston, MA– Today, the U.S. House of Representatives, led by Speaker Pelosi (D-CA) and House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force Chair Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA), voted to pass H.R. 8, a bill that would require background checks

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Gun Reform Update: MA State Bill Support

We have a call to action TODAY! Please call or email your Massachusetts state senator and ask him or her to co-sponsor State Senator Cindy Creem’s Bill SD1726: “An Act Relative to Crime Gun Data Reporting and Analysis. If Senator Creem is your Senator, please call and thank her for filing this key anti-trafficking and

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Gun Reform Update: Gone Boy

Sponsor a Student: Since Parkland, 1,200 children have died from gun violence. Support our student activists who are working to change this.   Watch this incredible story of father and author of Gone Boy, Greg Gibson, who teams up with his son’s killer to save lives.     What’s ahead: Mar 1 (Friday) MA Coaltion for

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