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New NYAGV PSAs: "It's your right to own a gun. But do you really want to?"

New NYAGV PSAs: “It’s your right to own a gun. But do you really want to?”

NYAGV is releasing a series of new public service announcements (PSAs) to highlight the dangers of guns in the home. The 30-second PSAs look... Read More
NY: Safe Storage/Child Access Prevention

NY: Safe Storage/Child Access Prevention

PROBLEM: Researchers have found that millions of children live in homes with easily accessible guns. The presence of unlocked guns in the home increases the risk of accidental gun injuries, intentional shootings and suicides. New... Read More
WNY Groups Join CAP Coalition

WNY Groups Join CAP Coalition

NYAGV is pleased to welcome several western New York organizations to the New York State Coalition to Prevent Child Access to Guns. The Coalition is working to pass Nicholas’s Law–A.53/S.2291—a child access prevention (CAP) law that will... Read More
NYAGV Welcomes Friends Seminary PA to the CAP Coalition

NYAGV Welcomes Friends Seminary PA to the CAP Coalition

NYAGV continues to build support for Nicholas’s Law with the addition of the Friends Seminary School Parents Association to the New York State Coalition to Prevent Child Access to Guns. The Coalition–which now has... Read More
More PTAs Join CAP Coalition

More PTAs Join CAP Coalition

NYAGV continues to build support for Nicholas’s Law with the addition of new school parent organizations to the New York State Coalition to Prevent Child Access to Guns. The Coalition–which now has 47 member organizations–was formed... Read More
Join NYAGV in Buffalo this Sunday.

Join NYAGV in Buffalo this Sunday.

Stop by the NYAGV table at the Buffalo Peace and Nonviolence Festival–this Sunday, September 21–and show your support for child access prevention and safe gun storage by signing the petition for Nicholas’s Law (A8293/S7822).
NY Nurses Group Joins CAP Coalition

NY Nurses Group Joins CAP Coalition

The New York State Nurses Association–the state’s largest union and professional association for registered nurses–has joined the coalition to help enact A8293/S7822, Nicholas’s Law. NYAGV is organizing the New York State Coalition to Prevent Child... Read More
CAP Coalition Welcomes Child Care Council of Westchester

CAP Coalition Welcomes Child Care Council of Westchester

The Child Care Council of Westchester–which champions healthy development of children, families and communities by promoting quality early care and education–is the latest organization to join the New York State Coalition to Prevent Child Access... Read More