The Attorney General’s new Gun Violence Prevention Unit will help prevent senseless gun violence, help law enforcement prevent and solve gun crimes, help Communities and families and will continue to make Massachusetts the safest state in the nation with respect to gun violence.

John, Founder & Chair

The SCOTUS ruling on NY Bruen case is playing out across the country, but it’s important to realize that this decision does NOT undo lawful gun restrictions and it does NOT undo licensing requirements. We don’t shy away because of Bruen, rather we press forward because gun laws save lives.

Sonya, Executive Director

Gun Violence is a uniquely American public health and safety crisis. No other developed country intentionally allows unrestricted access to easily concealed handguns and military-style assault weapons.

John, Founder & Chair

If you live in Roxbury, Mattapan, or Dorchester, it is easier to find a gun than find a job, and that is the case across America in our poorest neighborhoods… There is a relationship between economic justice, crime reduction, and lower gun crime.’

John, Founder & Chair

At Stop Handgun Violence –

We’re making a difference to prevent gun violence through public awareness, education and policy advocacy. Our gun violence reduction and prevention measures in Massachusetts are a model for the nation.

CDC 2021 data Massachusetts 50th


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Don’t Let An Assault Weapon End Another Life.

The semiautomatic AR-15, which has accounted for millions of gun sales, was modeled after the M4 carbine and M6, which was intended for use on the battlefield, not America’s streets.  ~ John Rosenthal, SHV Founder and Chair

Read the full op ed published in the Boston Globe here.
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