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Posts tagged "children and guns"
Saratoga Springs Passes Local "Nicholas's Law" for Safe Storage

Saratoga Springs Passes Local “Nicholas’s Law” for Safe Storage

Saratoga Springs became the latest New York municipality to enact a firearm safe storage law when the City Council voted unanimously on April 5 to approve a local version of “Nicholas’s Law.”... Read More
NY State Senate Committee Votes Down the Children’s Weapon Accident Prevention Act

NY State Senate Committee Votes Down the Children’s Weapon Accident Prevention Act

On March 28, on a party line vote, Republicans on the New York State Senate Codes Committee voted down the Children’s Weapon Accident Prevention Act (S.2491), which would have... Read More
VPC Report Shows How the Gun Industry Targets Children

VPC Report Shows How the Gun Industry Targets Children

Since household gun ownership has steadily declined and the primary gun market of white males continues to age, the firearms industry has set its sights on America’s children, according to a... 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
Register now: "Kids and Guns" Performances and Panel Discussion--June 30, Park Slope

Register now: “Kids and Guns” Performances and Panel Discussion–June 30, Park Slope

Register now for a special NYAGV community event, Kids and Guns–Performances and Panel Discussion About Kids and Gun Violence, June 30 in Park Slope. At this event, you’ll hear touching stories... 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
For Mother's Day: One Mom's Appeal to Protect Kids from Guns

For Mother’s Day: One Mom’s Appeal to Protect Kids from Guns

I still have this drawing that my son, Nicholas, made for me. He was just 12 years old when he was unintentionally shot and killed by a friend who... 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