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Boston Globe Assault Weapons Opinion Editorial
By Marjorie Pritchard, editorial page deputy managing editor It’s been almost 30 years since John Rosenthal installed an attention-grabbing, 252- foot-long billboard along the Mass. Pike calling for reforms to the nation’s gun laws. It was a year after the enactment of the 1994 Federal Assault Weapons Ban, which prohibited the civilian use of 19… Continue Reading →Continue Reading →
The latest development over the Mass. Pike will lift Fenway livability
‘The Fenway District is the foundation of a new life sciences hub in the City of Boston and will reconnect Kenmore Square with Longwood Medical and Academic Area.’ As viewed in this rendering, Fenway Center will have connected 22- and 12-story buildings, as well as a parking garage. (IQHQ) Another piece of the Massachusetts Turnpike… Continue Reading →Continue Reading →
David Hogg, John Rosenthal Urge Students to Vote in 2022 Midterms
Hogg, March for Our Lives cofounder and Parkland school shooting survivor, and Rosenthal, cofounder of Stop Handgun Violence, visited the school on Oct. 17 to motivate young people to make their voices heard by voting in the 2022 midterm elections on Nov. 8. In 2018 and 2020, youth proved to be a formidable force at… Continue Reading →Continue Reading →
What can be done to curb handgun violence in America?
The U.S. is dealing with a spike in gun violence nationwide. John Rosenthal is the co-founder of the non-profit Stop Handgun Violence. He joins CBS News to discuss what action needs to be taken to save Americans from gun violence here in the United States.Continue Reading →
Brooklyn subway shooting part of a trend of mass shootings in US
John E. Rosenthal, co-founder of the non-profit organization “Stop Handgun Violence,” has worked for 27 years getting gun control legislation passed in Massachusetts. Click Here For Original ArticleContinue Reading →
IN THE BIG DIG’S SHADOW
Boston provides engineering challenges for many new developments STORY BY GRANT WELKER, PHOTOS BY GARY HIGGINS The Big Dig famously involved building a new highway tunnel under the city while the expressway above, which it was replacing, still carried traffic. It was the country’s largest-ever construction project at the time, and three decades after it… Continue Reading →Continue Reading →
Mr. Nice Guy
This is the unlikely center of John Rosenthal’s life. An environmentalist and gun-control activist, he has pinned his future on an unsightly stretch of urban highway. A twisted bicycle lies chained to a parking meter. Crushed Bud cans litter the sidewalk. Over a barrier, cars speed by the graffiti-blotched backs of dance clubs. Only the… Continue Reading →Continue Reading →
John Rosenthal at the NYC Beacon Theater 2016
John kicks off the first Concert Across America in Sep 2016Continue Reading →
Why isn’t the US treating the overdose epidemic like the public health emergency it is?
For the past 20 months, the drug overdose epidemic has been overshadowed by the COVID-19 pandemic, which has also fueled it. An estimated 100,306 Americans died of drug overdoses in the 12-month period ending April 2021, according to figures released recently by the Centers for Dis- ease Control and Prevention. This was an increase of… Continue Reading →Continue Reading →
Ain’t No Stopping Us Now
It’s a good time to be a union carpenter in the North Atlantic States. Work hours have rebounded well following the early months of the pandemic and have continued to rise in most areas of the North Atlantic States region despite fluctuating materials prices and divisive political debates. Several local unions in varied markets in… Continue Reading →Continue Reading →