Mayor Walsh joins rally to demand action on gun violence

Thursday, June 30, 2016 – Mayor Martin J. Walsh today joined U.S. Congresswoman Katherine Clark, Senate President Stan Rosenberg, Speaker Robert DeLeo, Attorney General Maura Healey, Congressman Joseph Kennedy and Sheriff Steven Tompkins and elected officials from across the Commonwealth for a rally on the Massachusetts State House steps to demand action on ending gun violence. Continue reading

Wire Tap Legislation to be Modernized

Malden Mayor Gary Christenson joined Attorney General Martha Coakley in Boston, along with a number of legislators including State Senator Katherine Clark and law enforcement officials, to announce legislation to modernize and update the Massachusetts wiretap statute in an effort to target street, gang and gun violence Continue reading

Mayors Against Illegal Guns Releases New Ad, Adds 100+ Mayors Since Newtown, Reaches 1 Million Supporters

Mayors Across the Country Endorse Common-Sense Gun Reforms and Announce Ad Featuring Family Members of Gun Violence Victims; Co-Chair Mayor Bloomberg Releases “Access Denied” Report at Johns Hopkins; Both Available on Continue reading

Boston Mayor: Time for action on common sense gun reform

As a parent and grandparent, I remain overcome with sadness, grief and outrage by the recent tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut. This unspeakable act of violence will forever imprint December 14, 2012 in our hearts and minds, and my heart goes out to the families impacted by this senseless tragedy and the many others we have recently witnessed across the United States. Continue reading