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Resisting the Gun Lobby and Protecting New Yorkers

Resisting the Gun Lobby and Protecting New Yorkers

The gun lobby and their friends in Washington are pushing measures that will bring more guns into our communities. To resist their dangerous agenda and keep New Yorkers safe, we need to... Read More
NYAGV's Harrison to Speak at Albany Conference February 18

NYAGV’s Harrison to Speak at Albany Conference February 18

Shaina Harrison, NYAGV Program Director, will be speaking on the “Innovative Strategies to Address Gun Violence in Communities of Color” panel at this weekend’s Annual Legislative Conference of the New York... Read More
Congress Votes to Make it Easier for the Mentally Ill to Get Guns

Congress Votes to Make it Easier for the Mentally Ill to Get Guns

Congress is making it easier for mentally ill people to buy firearms, after the Senate voted 57-43 to approve to H.J.Res. 40 on February 16. The resolution, expected... Read More
Take Action to Oppose President Trump's Supreme Court Nomination

Take Action to Oppose President Trump’s Supreme Court Nomination

Please join NYAGV in opposing President Trump’s nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the United States Supreme Court. New York State’s gun laws are some of the strongest in the nation... Read More
New York Scores High for Its Strong Gun Laws

New York Scores High for Its Strong Gun Laws

The Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence has issued its 2016 Gun Law State Scorecard, and New York State again ranked high on the list for strong gun laws, with an A-... Read More
National Vigils to #EndGunViolence - Join us 12/14 - 12/18

National Vigils to #EndGunViolence – Join us 12/14 – 12/18

It’s been four years since the Sandy Hook massacre and Congress has failed to act to protect American citizens from gun violence. Please join NYAGV and other gun violence prevention... Read More
On #GivingTuesday, give against gun violence.

On #GivingTuesday, give against gun violence.

#GivingTuesday is a global day dedicated to giving back to the causes that are meaningful to you. We hope when you give on #GivingTuesday November 29, as well as during the year-end giving season, you’ll... Read More
“You won’t truly understand gun violence until you see the Newtown documentary.”

“You won’t truly understand gun violence until you see the Newtown documentary.”

That’s what Esquire magazine said about Newtown, a new documentary about the aftermath of the deadliest mass shooting of schoolchildren in American history on December 14, 2012. The... Read More