legislative advocacy to reduce
gun violence since 1993
Posts tagged "A8293"
“Is there an unlocked gun where my child plays?”

“Is there an unlocked gun where my child plays?”

Today, on National Ask Day–-and everyday your child goes to a friend’s house to play–ask that question. One-third of U.S. households own guns—so chances are, some of your neighbors do, too.... Read More
Nicholas's Law Introduced in NYS Senate

Nicholas’s Law Introduced in NYS Senate

New Yorkers Against Gun Violence is pleased to report that S7822–the Senate version of  Nicholas’s Law–was introduced in the New York State  Senate on June 12. Nicholas’s Law–NYAGV’s legislative priority–would require safe storage of guns... Read More
NYAGV Welcomes Another New Member to the CAP Coalition

NYAGV Welcomes Another New Member to the CAP Coalition

The Reform Jewish Voice of New York State is the latest new member of the New York State Coalition to Prevent Child Access to Guns. NYAGV is organizing the coalition to build... Read More
Making the case for Nicholas's Law.

Making the case for Nicholas’s Law.

NYAGV’s Leah Gunn Barrett and Assemblywoman Michelle Schimel appeared on “Capital Tonight” recently to make the case for Nicholas’s Law, requiring the safe storage of guns in New York homes. They were interviewed by... Read More
NYAGV Press Conference Calls for CAP Law to Prevent Child Gun Deaths

NYAGV Press Conference Calls for CAP Law to Prevent Child Gun Deaths

NYAGV’s held a press conference Tuesday with State Legislators Against Illegal Guns and victims of gun violence to defend NY SAFE and to call for additional gun safety measures... Read More
Sign the petition to pass Nicholas's Law.

Sign the petition to pass Nicholas’s Law.

Help us prevent child gun deaths. Sign the petition for Nicholas’s Law requiring the safe storage of guns in New York homes. Read More
Help pass Nicholas's Bill to keep guns away from kids.

Help pass Nicholas’s Bill to keep guns away from kids.

Nicholas Naumkin was 12 years old when he was shot and killed by a friend playing with his father’s unlocked and loaded gun. Nicholas’s death could have been prevented if... Read More
Faces of NY Gun Violence: Mikey Graham, 13

Faces of NY Gun Violence: Mikey Graham, 13

Michael (“Mikey”) Graham was an athletic and popular eighth grader at Henry H. Wells Middle School in Putnam County, NY. He liked to play football, basketball, lacrosse and video games. On January 14,... Read More