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 anti-straw purchasing measure. If you don’t know who your State Senator is, click here.

(Note: You need to call your state senator, not Congressional Senators Markey or Warren!)

What’s ahead:

  • Mar 1 (Friday) MA Coaltion for Gun Violence Prevention submission deadline for Director position.
  • Mar 7 (Thursday) Moms Demand Action Mother’s Dream Quilt in Lowell.
  • Mar 10 (Sunday) Gun Violence Prevention panel with Moms Demand Action in Hingham.
  • Mar 11 (Monday) Tackling Gun Violence at CitySpace in Boston.
  • Mar 23 (Saturday) Operation Lipstick Breakfast Jam.
  • Mar 28 (Thursday) MA Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence Peace MVP Award night.
  • Apr 3 (Wednesday) Grandmothers Against Gun Violence meeting in Hyannis.

Across Our Nation

The House expected to vote on background check bills this week.

Former military advisors urge Congress to pass background check bills.

Are active shooter school drills more damaging than helpful?

Bipartisan Senate support for a Federal Extreme Risk Protective Order is possible.

What you want to know – a brief history on the AR-15.

An argument for more states to raise the age to buy firearms.

Massachusetts Gun Violence Prevention & Other States

Sandy Hook Promise supports the Save Students Act for Massachusetts.

David Hogg speaks to students at Middlesex Community College on his activism role.

Massachusetts’ strong gun laws befuddles the NRA.

Hartford, Connecticut reports 4 people shot in 27 hours.

Rhode Island law enforcement implements the Extreme Risk Protective Order.

In Arizona, a bill to allow loaded guns in cars at school parking lots moves forward.

In San Diego, California, a look at gun violence restraining orders one year later.

Parkland, Florida activists push for assault weapons ban.

Iowa Senate panel approves pro-gun constitutional state amendment.

Maryland students plan school walkouts to the Capitol next month.

Nevada governor signs background checks into law.

North Dakota House rejects a ‘Stand your ground’ bill, but advances conceal carry in schools.

A rooftop gunman kills two in Houston, Texas.

The NRA Rounds

The NRA and its’ violent messaging.

Who’s gets the most money from the NRA?

Delta CEO admits he didn’t know about NRA discounts.

Is the tide turning against the NRA?

American Outdoors (aka Smith & Wesson) one year later, post-Parkland.