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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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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
Act Now to Keep Gun Shows Out of Westchester

Act Now to Keep Gun Shows Out of Westchester

Following a four-year hiatus after the Sandy Hook school massacre, Westchester County Executive Robert Astorino is again allowing gun shows at our county’s taxpayer-supported facilities. Please tell Westchester County’s elected officials that we don’t want gun shows in our county’s government, taxpayer-supported properties–and urge them to support Act 9417, the Westchester Gun Show Ban! Please... Read More
National Vigils to #EndGunViolence - Join us 12/14 - 12/18

National Vigils to #EndGunViolence – Join us 12/14 – 12/18

It’s been four years since the Sandy Hook massacre and Congress has failed to act to protect American citizens from gun violence. Please join NYAGV and other gun violence prevention groups across the nation to give voice to the more than 120,000 Americans killed by gun violence since the Sandy Hook tragedy. Choose from four sites... Read More
Thanks for joining NYAGV for the Walk Over the Hudson!

Thanks for joining NYAGV for the Walk Over the Hudson!

Thanks to all who came out and joined NYAGV and other gun violence prevention groups for the Walk Over the Hudson for Gun Sense October 24 in Poughkeepsie.  We were thrilled to have over 500 people on hand to show their commitment for smart gun laws to help keep all New Yorkers safe– such as universal background... Read More
This holiday, give the gift of NYAGV.

This holiday, give the gift of NYAGV.

For just $35, you can give a truly meaningful gift: A membership in NYAGV.  Read More