Oct 27, 2023 | Jim & Margery interviews John (~1.29) on the latest and most deadly mass shooting this year.
Oct 26, 2023 | WHDH–Maine shootings raise questions about how gunman was able to own weapon used in attacks
“It was absolutely preventable,” said Stop Handgun Violence Co-Founder John Rosenthal. “But, in Maine, they don’t have the tools to prevent it….Maine ‘is one of the worst offenders, there are virtually no gun laws in Maine.”
Oct 19, 2023 | NBC Boston – Sweeping gun bill aimed at tightening Mass. firearm laws passes House
Oct 11, 2023 | Boston Globe –Saving lives the goal of stepped up gun reform law
John Rosenthal, founder of Stop Handgun Violence, pointed out (that) this state has been regulating guns for three decades now — with results that any state would envy.
Oct 10, 2023 | NBC10 Boston –Tensions evident during public hearing on Mass. gun control legislation
When asked by Rep. Steven Xiarhos on limiting gun owners from carrying in sensitive places – “There ought to be a right to feeling safe in our society, too, and when you go to a polling place, I think you should feel comfortable that others around you aren’t carrying firearms and you can exhibit your constitutional rights,” Rosenthal replied.
July 7, 2023 | Boston Globe Op Ed – Don’t Let Assault Weapons End Another Life
- Letters to the Editor in response to Boston Globe Op Ed
June 29, 2023 | Eagle Tribune – Beacon Hill takes aim at “loopholes” in gun laws
April 28, 2023 | Jimmy Tingle’s 50th show highlights John’s work at SHV
April 15, 2023 | The Audrey Hall Show: The Focus on Saving Innocent Lives from Gun Violence.
April 11, 2023 | GBH Greater Boston Jon Keller interviews John Rosenthal on the Gun Violence Epidemic and Solutions
March 29, 2023 | WGBH Greater Boston interviews John Rosenthal of SHV and Mark Barden of SHP
John Rosenthal shares his reaction to the latest mass school shooting at a grade school in Nashville.
The event was organized by students from Emerson College in partnership with the non-profit organization Stop Handgun Violence and March for Our Lives.
This 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.
In an array of competitive states, supporting tougher gun laws was an advantage and not a liability. And that’s important as the push for stronger laws goes forward.
60% of Americans want Congress to pass stricter firearms regulations—and nearly 90% of Americans support some measures, such as strengthening background checks.
“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 Rosenthal
October 21, 2022 | B.U. School of Public Health