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Posts tagged "concealed carry"
Take Action: Don't Let Congress Override New York's Strong Gun Laws

Take Action: Don’t Let Congress Override New York’s Strong Gun Laws

New York’s strong gun laws are under threat by the NRA-backed Congress. Both houses are considering dangerous legislation to require New York and other strong gun law states to... Read More
Help stop federally mandated concealed carry--a danger to all New Yorkers.

Help stop federally mandated concealed carry–a danger to all New Yorkers.

HR 986–National Concealed Carry Reciprocity— could soon pass in the House, with 215 co-sponsors. This dangerous bill would require New York and other strong gun law states to recognize the... Read More
Federal: Federally Mandated Concealed Carry

Federal: Federally Mandated Concealed Carry

PROBLEM: Both houses of Congress are considering a dangerous legislation, federally mandated Concealed Carry Reciprocity (H.R.38/ S.446), which would require New York and other strong gun law states to recognize the concealed carry permits of gun owners from all... Read More
Take action: Stop federally mandated concealed carry!

Take action: Stop federally mandated concealed carry!

Please take action and help us stop federally mandated conceal carry! The House and Senate are considering two dangerous bills, H.R.402 and S.498, which would require New York and other strong gun law states... Read More
NYAGV in the News: The Dangers of Concealed Carry Gun Laws

NYAGV in the News: The Dangers of Concealed Carry Gun Laws

NYAGV Executive Director Leah Gunn Barrett discussed the dangers of concealed carry, the history of concealed carry laws, and New York’s gun safety laws with WBEZ Chicago Public Radio.
Guns in Parks: 3-Year-old Dies at Yellowstone

Guns in Parks: 3-Year-old Dies at Yellowstone

The law passed in 2009 allowing guns to be carried in national parks has lead to the death of a three-year-old at Yellowstone National Park. Reports say the little girl,  Ella Marie Tucker,... Read More
NYAGV Calls for Rollback of Stand-your-ground Laws After Zimmerman Verdict

NYAGV Calls for Rollback of Stand-your-ground Laws After Zimmerman Verdict

New Yorkers Against Violence issued a statement today calling for the rollback of stand-your-ground laws and limits on concealed carry laws–gun laws that contributed to the death of Trayvon Martin... Read More

July 14, 2013 — NYAGV Calls for Limits on Concealed Carry and Rollback on Stand Your Ground Laws After Zimmerman Verdict

July 14, 2013 — NYAGV Calls for Limits on Concealed Carry and Rollback on Stand Your Ground Laws After... Read More