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Mass. gun laws ‘help save lives.’ Sen. Ed Markey is, again, asking for the rest of the U.S. to follow suit.

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Boston Globe, June 2022

“Massachusetts has proven the NRA’s bogus talking points wrong again and again.” A series of recent mass shootings across the United States, including when a gunman opened fire in a Texas elementary school late last month, have re-ignited debate in Washington over the nation’s gun laws and have many Americans asking: What can be done? For some, the answer lies in Massachusetts.

“If every state had the same gun laws in Massachusetts we could cut gun deaths in half. Within five years,” David Hogg, the ardent gun reform advocate, Harvard student, and survivor of the 2018 shooting at a Parkland, Florida high school that left 17 people dead, wrote on Twitter on Monday.

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