Gun Reform Update: Support Student Activists

SHV is proud to co-sponsor with MFOL: Boston a Gun Violence Prevention Regional Student Summit in early Spring 2019. For more information on how you can help a student, click here.

What’s ahead:

  • Feb 6 (Wednesday) US House Committee on the Judiciary hearing for HR.8.
  • Feb 14 (Thursday) MSD New England Alumni vigil for Parkland
  • Mar 1 (Friday) MA Coaltion for Gun Violence Prevention submission deadline for Director position.
  • Mar 28 (Thursday) MA Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence Peace MVP Award night.

Gun Violence Prevention Across the Nation 

America is ignoring the rising gun violence against women.

Guns in the home contribute to more childhood deaths.

Kamala Harris suggests showing autopsy photographs of gun violence victims to lawmakers.

More police officers died from gun violence than traffic incidents last year.

States are funding gun violence research where the Federal Government falls short.

States with highest gun ownership also has highest youth suicide rates.

Have we become numb to mass shootings?

4 million students on lockdown in 2018.

BU School of Public Health releases research on gun injuries.

Massachusetts and Other States: 

Entire Massachusetts Congressional Delegation co-sponsor HR.8.

A Boston fashion show highlights gun violence.

Cape Cod police give tips on active shooter drills.

In Maine, a forum on the state’s right to bear arms.

A bill in New Hampshire challenges the state’s stand your ground law.

New Hampshire lawmakers might sue over gun ban in the state house.

A Florida school arms their security with military style weapon.

Michigan Congressional Delegation has bipartisan support for universal background checks.

In New Jersey, Federal appeals court upholds firearm ban.

New York gun reform package passes, including an Extreme Risk Protective Order.

In Pennsylvania, shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue filed as a hate crime.

South Dakota passes conceal carry without permit.

In Virginia, the state senate passes guns-in-church bill.

The NRA Rounds

Washington is the second state to ban NRA-backed “murder insurance”.

NRA wants to distance themselves from Russia.