The Gun Violence Prevention Report: 06.06.19

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ACTION

Communities across the US are preparing for Gun Violence Awareness Day, Month:

Connecticut:
https://www.wtnh.com/news/connecticut/ct-lawmakers-officials-hold-press-conference-for-gun-violence-prevention-month/2053689853

Maine:
https://bangordailynews.com/bdn-maine/community/wear-orange-in-observance-of-national-gun-violence-weekend/

Maryland:
https://www.mymcmedia.org/gaithersburg-mayor-declares-june-7th-gun-violence-awareness-day/

New Jersey:
https://www.nj.com/cumberland/2019/06/june-is-gun-safety-month-in-cumberland-county-opinion.html

New York:
https://www.manhattanda.org/event/walk-in-solidarity-with-survivors-of-gun-violence/

Oregon:
https://www.ijpr.org/post/oregon-governor-plans-announce-june-7-gun-violence-awareness-day#stream/0

Pennsylvania:
https://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/2019/06/05/Wear-orange-June-7-to-help-end-gun-violence/stories/201906040030

More info: Wear Orange weekend starts June 7:
https://wearorange.org/

SOLUTIONS:

Massachusetts bill would require a report on firearms trace data:
https://www.tauntongazette.com/news/20190604/data-bill-seen-as-bridge-to-gun-violence-solutions

KNOWLEDGE

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam on Tuesday called a special legislative session on gun violence:
https://wamu.org/story/19/06/04/unforgivable-va-gov-northam-calls-for-special-session-to-address-gun-violence/

Salesforce barring customers from selling semiautomatic weapons and some other firearms:
https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2019/05/30/tech-giant-brings-software-gun-fight/

ALERTS:

Between Friday and Sunday, eight people were shot in Cincinnati and two of them died:

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