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Gun Reform Update: Support us at the State House

This Wednesday, Stop Handgun Violence will testify to support various gun reform bills such as closing a private sale loophole that still exists in Massachusetts. Come out to support us at the MA State House committee hearing – more details below. On our calendar: Aug 28 (Wed) MA committee hearing on state gun reform bills. Sep 4 (Wed) Suicide

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MB Jarosik

Meet MB, an active Board Member for 4 years. Why did you choose to serve on the Stop Handgun Violence Board? “Mom do you think that I could get shot at my school?” Grace Jarosik, 5th grade, 2015. I joined Stop Hand Gun Violence to volunteer in every way possible to promote gun safety and

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Gun Reform Update: Debating Gun Control

Will the Politics of Gun Control Shift This Time? Watch John Rosenthal, gun owner and co-founder of Stop Handgun Violence, discuss background checks and more in a lively debate with Jim Braude at WGBH.   Meet Matt, a veteran Board member since 1995 and he tells us why he joined SHV: “Without a focused, organized

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Jordan Warshaw

Meet Jordan, a senior Board Member for 22 years. Why did you choose to serve on the Stop Handgun Violence Board? I was a graduate student at the time of the Stockton, CA schoolyard shooting, which prompted me to do a year-long study of American gun violence and gun laws. My study convinced me that

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Melissa Nazar

Meet Melissa, a Board Member for 3 years. Why did you choose to serve on the Stop Handgun Violence Board? Because gun violence is a pervasive issue in communities across our country… and thoughts and prayers are no longer enough. What is your most memorable Stop Handgun Violence event? 50 Miles More Massachusetts–it was incredibly

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Gun Reform Update: What Can You Do?

Meet Gail, our newest Board Member and an activist for gun violence prevention for over 3 years. She’s taking action with us and you can, too! Read more about Gail and join her with our community partners at some upcoming events listed below.   What can you do? Tell Congress ENOUGH! It’s time for comprehensive background checks and

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Matt Lindley

Meet Matt, a veteran Board Member since 1995. Why did you choose to serve on the Stop Handgun Violence Board? Without a focused, organized group of citizens offering a platform, it seems common sense was in danger of being lost. What is your most memorable Stop Handgun Violence campaign? Meeting the mothers of the kids

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Enough.

The first weekend in August was the deadliest 72 hours in over two years. Tell Congress Enough is Enough. We need to act now to prevent future tragedies, including banning assault weapons and high capacity magazines, requiring background checks for all gun sales and passing a nationwide extreme risk protective order bill.  Sign our petition

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Meet our Board Member

In the weeks leading up to our 25th Anniversary in October we will introduce to you members of the Stop Handgun Violence board of directors. Our organization is honored and privileged to work with such an amazing group of people! Meet Anne, an active Board Member for 2 years. Read more about her here.        

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