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NYAGV's Harrison to Speak at Albany Conference February 18

NYAGV’s Harrison to Speak at Albany Conference February 18

Shaina Harrison, NYAGV Program Director, will be speaking on the “Innovative Strategies to Address Gun Violence in Communities of Color” panel at this weekend’s Annual Legislative Conference of the New York State Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators in Albany. The panel is scheduled for Saturday, February 18 at 9:15 at the New York... Read More
Congress Votes to Make it Easier for the Mentally Ill to Get Guns

Congress Votes to Make it Easier for the Mentally Ill to Get Guns

Congress is making it easier for mentally ill people to buy firearms, after the Senate voted 57-43 to approve to H.J.Res. 40 on February 16. The resolution, expected to be signed by the President, will undo regulations implemented by former President Barack Obama that would have prevented an estimated 75,000 people with mental disorders from being able... Read More
Take Action to Oppose President Trump's Supreme Court Nomination

Take Action to Oppose President Trump’s Supreme Court Nomination

Please join NYAGV in opposing President Trump’s nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the United States Supreme Court. New York State’s gun laws are some of the strongest in the nation and have helped keep New Yorkers safe from gun violence. Judge Gorsuch’s record indicates that he would weaken reasonable public safety laws and make... Read More
"Anti-Valentine Variety Show" to Benefit NYAGV--Feb. 10 in Brooklyn

“Anti-Valentine Variety Show” to Benefit NYAGV–Feb. 10 in Brooklyn

Join us Friday, February 10, in Brooklyn for “An Anti Valentine Variety Show” by Love Every Note to benefit New Yorkers Against Gun Violence. The event–at the Firehouse Space in Williamsburg–is full of wild variety, offering performances that will entice both traditional and adventurous concert goers, Read More
Thanks for marching with NYAGV!

Thanks for marching with NYAGV!

Thanks to all those who came out January 21 to march with NYAGV in New York, Buffalo and Washington, DC, to send the message that smart gun laws save lives of women and all Americans! In the U.S., domestic violence assaults involving a firearm are 12 times more likely to result in death than those... Read More
March with NYAGV this Saturday in NYC, Buffalo and DC

March with NYAGV this Saturday in NYC, Buffalo and DC

Please join NYAGV this Saturday, January 21, for the women’s marches in New York City, Buffalo, and Washington, DC to send the message to stop violence against women in New York and all around the country. Preventing and reducing gun violence towards women is critical to our efforts as thousands of women fall victim to... Read More
New York Scores High for Its Strong Gun Laws

New York Scores High for Its Strong Gun Laws

The Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence has issued its 2016 Gun Law State Scorecard, and New York State again ranked high on the list for strong gun laws, with an A- rating. New York is tied with Maryland for having the fifth best ranking in the country. The scorecard assigns letter grades to each state... Read More
NYAGV Statement on the Passing of Detective Steven McDonald

NYAGV Statement on the Passing of Detective Steven McDonald

New Yorkers Against Gun Violence (NYAGV) today joins the New York City Police Department and fellow New Yorkers in mourning the passing of Detective Steven McDonald and in extending our deepest sympathy to Detective McDonald’s family and loved ones. Detective McDonald worked tirelessly for a just and peaceful society, speaking to young people and community groups... Read More