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Governor Cuomo Unveils Proposal to Remove Guns From Domestic Abusers

Governor Cuomo Unveils Proposal to Remove Guns From Domestic Abusers

–New York Would Require Mandatory Surrender of Firearms After All Domestic Violence Convictions, Including Misdemeanors– Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday unveiled a proposal to remove all firearms from those who... Read More
These New York reps voted YES on Concealed Carry Reciprocity. Tell them their vote to endanger New Yorkers won't be forgotten.

These New York reps voted YES on Concealed Carry Reciprocity. Tell them their vote to endanger New Yorkers won’t be forgotten.

Yesterday, the full U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass a very dangerous bill–the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act (CCR)... Read More
Concealed Carry Bill Advances in the House--Take Action to Stop It!

Concealed Carry Bill Advances in the House–Take Action to Stop It!

Yesterday the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017 passed the U.S. House Judiciary Committee and is on the way to be voted on the House floor. This dangerous NRA-backed... Read More
We CAN Do Something to Prevent Mass Shootings

We CAN Do Something to Prevent Mass Shootings

The “thoughts and prayers” of politicians will do nothing to prevent the next mass shooting. Or the next. Or the next. The truth is, much can be done to keep guns out of the... Read More
Individuals at Risk Should Not Have Access to Guns: Support NY's ERPO Bill

Individuals at Risk Should Not Have Access to Guns: Support NY’s ERPO Bill

We’ve seen way too often how when an individual in crisis has access to guns the result is often deadly–whether it’s a suicide of a loved one or a... Read More
Even (some) Republican lawmakers agree: Ban bump stocks now!

Even (some) Republican lawmakers agree: Ban bump stocks now!

“Bump stocks” are attachments that enable semi-automatic weapons to fire much faster–and they need to be banned.  Twelve of the rifles of the gunman in the Las Vegas mass shooting were modified with... Read More
Sign the Petition to Support NY's Extreme Risk Protection Order Bill

Sign the Petition to Support NY’s Extreme Risk Protection Order Bill

Please help keep guns away from individuals in crisis by supporting New York’s Extreme Risk Protection Order bill (A.6994/ S.5447) (“ERPO”). September is Suicide Awareness Month–and we can reduce suicides in... Read More
Special event! 2nd Amendment Primer for GVP Advocates

Special event! 2nd Amendment Primer for GVP Advocates

Make sure you’re on top of Second Amendment issues by attending The Second Amendment and Gun Laws: A Primer for Advocates on Tuesday, October 3 in Manhattan. At this free session–designed for... Read More