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Florida Open Carry Defeat Good for New Yorkers

Florida Open Carry Defeat Good for New Yorkers

Thanks to emails and phone calls from supporters like you, the Florida Senate has defeated a proposed open carry bill, SB300. The gun-lobby-backed bill would have allowed gun owners with concealed carry permits to openly... Read More
"Shoot-First" Laws Encourage Vigilantism

“Shoot-First” Laws Encourage Vigilantism

While Michael Dunn didn’t use Florida’s “Shoot-First” (a.k.a. “Stand-Your-Ground”) law in his defense, the law has clearly encouraged vigilante justice among those that carry guns. “Shoot-first” laws enable a person who believes his or her safety is threatened... Read More
What state is #1 in crime guns into NYC? It's Virginia!

What state is #1 in crime guns into NYC? It’s Virginia!

Its state slogan may be “Virginia is for lovers”–but Virginia’s love of guns is what’s hurting New York City citizens. More traced guns used in crimes in New York came... Read More
"Shoot-first" Laws: Get the Facts

“Shoot-first” Laws: Get the Facts

Check out NYAGV’s new fact sheet on “Shoot-first” laws, also known as “stand-your-ground” laws–and get the facts about these dangerous laws that are helping to promote vigilante justice. “Shoot-first” laws enable a person who believes his or her safety is... Read More