legislative advocacy to reduce
gun violence since 1993
Stop Concealed Carry Reciprocity

Stop Concealed Carry Reciprocity

Don’t let the NRA-backed Congress override New York’s strong, sensible gun laws.Read More
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Join Us for These Upcoming Events!

Join Us for These Upcoming Events!

Join NYAGV for an upcoming GVP event near you! Brooklyn Reducing Gun Violence Summit: A Community Response Thursday, August 24 @ 6:00 pm • Kings County Hospital, T Building Auditorium, 2nd Fl, 451 Clarkson Ave, Brooklyn Reducing Gun Violence Summit: A Community Response is an open community dialogue hosted by the 67th Precinct Clergy Council and other community and anti-violence organizations.... Read More
Save the date! 2017 Annual Benefit - Monday, October 23

Save the date! 2017 Annual Benefit – Monday, October 23

  Mark your calendars now for the NYAGV Education Fund 2017 Annual Benefit scheduled for Monday, October 23 at Espace in New York City. Details are still being worked out, so watch for more details coming soon! Please reserve your sponsorship today with a tax-deductible donation and support NYAGV youth and community programs to reduce gun violence.         Read More
NYAGV Condemns Federal Bill to Preempt State and Local Gun Laws

NYAGV Condemns Federal Bill to Preempt State and Local Gun Laws

New Yorkers Against Gun Violence condemns H.R. 3576, a federal bill introduced by Congressman Chris Collins (R-NY 27, shown in photo) that would preempt state and local gun safety laws regulating rifles and shotguns, including background check requirements. The bill would pose a danger to New Yorkers by overriding the common sense gun laws enacted by the state and... Read More
Join us for "Pints & Postcards" at Ample Hills Creamery Sept. 13

Join us for “Pints & Postcards” at Ample Hills Creamery Sept. 13

Ample Hills Creamery in Brooklyn is giving back to the community and hosting a “Pints & Postcards” gathering for NYAGV! Mark your calendar now for Wednesday, September 13 and join us at their Gowanus location. Ample Hills will donate a portion of pre-packed pints sales to NYAGV and provide the postcards and postage. Come by for this... Read More
Congratulations to NYAGV's Youth Program Scholarship Winners!

Congratulations to NYAGV’s Youth Program Scholarship Winners!

Congratulations to this year’s recipients of the ReAction Youth Education Scholarships! ReAction is the NYAGV Education Fund’s gun violence prevention program taught at New York City public high schools. The students, all seniors attending college in fall 2017, were awarded $750 scholarships for their outstanding leadership and participation as well as the lessons they took away from the program.... Read More
Help Us Educate the Public and Advocate for the Extreme Risk Protection Order Bill

Help Us Educate the Public and Advocate for the Extreme Risk Protection Order Bill

In June, the New York State Assembly passed the New York Extreme Risk Protection Order bill (ERPO) (A.6994), life-saving legislation that will help prevent suicide, mass shootings, and other gun-related tragedies in New York State. But our work is not done. We’ll be pushing the New York State Senate to pass an ERPO bill (S.5447) next session. We... Read More
Gun Violence Awareness Month Activities

Gun Violence Awareness Month Activities

Thanks to all those who participated in Gun Violence Awareness Month and helped us spread the word about the nation’s gun violence problem that takes 33,000 American lives each year.           Read More
Assembly Passes Bill to Keep Guns From Individuals in Crisis

Assembly Passes Bill to Keep Guns From Individuals in Crisis

NYAGV applauds the New York State Assembly for passing the New York Extreme Risk Protection Order bill (A. 6994) (ERPO) in June. The bill would enable family members and others to petition a court to remove guns from individuals who are dangerous to themselves or others, reducing the potential for suicides and mass shootings. NYAGV and its... Read More