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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
Join us March 30: Free Poughkeepsie Screening of "Making a Killing"

Join us March 30: Free Poughkeepsie Screening of “Making a Killing”

Join us in Poughkeepsie Wednesday evening, March 30, for a free screening of the film “Making a Killing: Guns Greed and the NRA,” a Brave New Films documentary by Robert... Read More
Join us! NY Premiere of "Making a Killing: Guns, Greed and the NRA" - March 16 in NYC

Join us! NY Premiere of “Making a Killing: Guns, Greed and the NRA” – March 16 in NYC

Join us Wednesday evening, March 16, for the New York premiere of the film “Making a Killing: Guns Greed and the NRA,” a... Read More
Gun Deaths from Suicide Up in 2014

Gun Deaths from Suicide Up in 2014

Gun deaths from suicide increased in 2014, making up a larger proportion of gun deaths in both New York State and the U.S. While gun suicides were up, gun homicides were down, for... Read More
NYAGV Discusses Youth Education Program on WABC's "Here and Now"

NYAGV Discusses Youth Education Program on WABC’s “Here and Now”

Shaina Harrison, NYAGV Program Director, and Leah Gunn Barrett, NYAGV’s Executive Director, were interviewed on WABC’s “Here and Now” on November 8. The segment, hosted by Sandra Bookman, focused on NYAGV’s... Read More
"I can't be silent about this anymore. . ."

“I can’t be silent about this anymore. . .”

“I don’t know about you, but I can’t be silent on this anymore, folks. We need to get the guns off our streets and out of our neighborhoods,” said Gary Axelbank, host... Read More
New York State Assembly Passes Nicholas's Law to Protect Children from Unsecured Guns

New York State Assembly Passes Nicholas’s Law to Protect Children from Unsecured Guns

The New York State Assembly passed Nicholas’s Law, A.53, on June 16, requiring gun owners to lock up their guns when they are not in their immediate possession... Read More
Statewide Poll Confirms New Yorkers’ Strong Approval of NY SAFE Act

Statewide Poll Confirms New Yorkers’ Strong Approval of NY SAFE Act

New York, NY – June 1, 2015 – New Yorkers Against Gun Violence (NYAGV) today announced that a statewide poll of New York voter attitudes about the NY SAFE... Read More