Press Release: On 2nd Anniversary of Parkland, Florida Mass Shooting, “Gun Safety-Certified” Corporate Symbol Launched by Parents of Victim Joaquin Oliver, Survivor David Hogg and Stop Handgun Violence

Symbol would allow companies to show support for background checks and other proven gun safety initiatives Boston, MA – Rather than privately mourn their son, Parkland victims Manuel and Patricia Oliver spent the second anniversary of their son’s murder in Boston working to end gun violence and save other families from unfathomable grief. The Olivers

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Massachusetts Call to Action!

Find your legislator here. Our Massachusetts lawmakers have until Wednesday, February 5th to advance bills to the next step in the legislative process! If bills don’t advance tomorrow, they won’t be considered in the current legislative session. Please contact your MA state representative or senator TODAY to support our priority bill: H.2045/S.1388: An Act Relative to Crime Gun

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2019 MA Gun Violence and Warren’s new bill

Did you know?               On Our Calendar Feb 28 (Fri) Grandmothers Against Gun Violence Legislative breakfast Mar 4 (Wed) Save the Date: Violence Prevention Funds Lobby Day at the State House Gun control and prevention in the States A man in Hingham accused of shooting at police. Boston police officer files

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The students need your help!

Sponsor a student to Summit! At Stop Handgun Violence, we support the rise of youth activism in gun violence prevention (GVP). From 50 miles to Washington D.C. and graffiti art expressions, we’re encouraged by their energy and creativity to speak out against gun violence. This Spring, we’ll bring a fresh group of students to the second New

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Gun Safety America

#BusinessMustAct Learn more about how Corporate America can step up for gun safety here.   On Our Calendar Feb 1 (Sat) Moms Demand Action statewide meeting Feb 28 (Fri) Grandmothers Against Gun Violence Legislative breakfast Gun Control and Prevention in the States Massachusetts bill would allow doctors to ask patients about firearm safety. Boston gun buyback donates firearms to create

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year! Thank you to our generous donors for your year-end support! Gun Control and Prevention in the States: In 2019, Boston homicides are down. Massachusetts would benefit from greater awareness of the Extreme Risk Protective Order law. A 3D printed gun was used to kill a mother in Rhode Island. Nearly 500 guns turned in for buyback in Gilroy California.

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VOTE with your wallet

After the 2018 Parkland shooting, several companies responded to the youth outcry to end gun violence. Most recently, chief executives of 145 companies signed onto a letter to the Senate to pass universal background checks. But, the Senate’s response has been silent as they continue to ignore the will of the people. So we are calling on our nation’s largest

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Our Year in Review

Thank you so much for your past support of Stop Handgun Violence. With your help, we have made Massachusetts the gun violence prevention capital of the United States and we’ve saved countless lives! In fact, as the Boston Globe has editorialized, if every state had the same low gun death rate as Massachusetts, over 27,000 more lives

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See you at the movies, Parkland Rising!

Get your movie tickets online at On Our Calendar Dec 10 (Tues) MA Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence at the State House Dec 11 (Wed) Screening Parkland Rising documentary in Brookline. Dec 11 (Wed) Boston annual vigil to end gun violence. Dec 14 (Sat) Goods for Guns buyback in Worcester. Dec 14 (Sat) Grandmothers Against Gun

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Ghost gun was used in Santa Clarita shooting

The ATF investigates the firearm used in the Santa Clarita shooting and finds it was a ghost gun (untraceable). Meanwhile, a judge ruled that the White House administration broke a federal law when it reached a settlement allowing a small gun-technology company to post online the digital blueprints for making weapons with a 3D printer. 3D printed guns

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