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Posts tagged "Newtown"
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
“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
Remembering Sandy Hook and All Victims of Gun Violence

Remembering Sandy Hook and All Victims of Gun Violence

On the three-year anniversary of the Sandy Hook massacre, vigils were held in remembrance of the 26 children and educators killed that day, and to remember all victims whose lives were... Read More
New York Again Scores High on State Gun Laws

New York Again Scores High on State Gun Laws

In a new state-by-state analysis of gun laws and their effectiveness in reducing gun violence, New York State again comes out a leader, with an A- rating. This is according to... Read More
Buffalo Vigil Dec. 11 to Commemorate Sandy Hook and Buffalo Gun Violence Victims

Buffalo Vigil Dec. 11 to Commemorate Sandy Hook and Buffalo Gun Violence Victims

Join NYAGV in Buffalo on Thursday, December 11 to commemorate the second anniversary of the Sandy Hook shootings and remember Buffalo victims of gun violence. The Vigil–at... Read More
Since Newtown, 44 More School Shootings

Since Newtown, 44 More School Shootings

In the 14 months since the massacre in Newtown, there have been 44 school shootings in the U.S., according to a recent report,  “Analysis of School Shootings,”  by Moms Demand Action/Mayors Against Illegal Guns. That’s... Read More
Join NYAGV to Greet Sandy Hook Ride--March 8 in NYC

Join NYAGV to Greet Sandy Hook Ride–March 8 in NYC

Join NYAGV, elected officials, and other gun safety advocates this Saturday, March 8, as we greet Sandy Hook Ride’s Team 26 cyclists when they stop in Harlem. With 26 riders representing the... Read More
Federal Judge Upholds NY SAFE

Federal Judge Upholds NY SAFE

In a decision on 12/31/12, a federal judge upheld the constitutionality of the NY SAFE Act and most of its provisions. Judge William M. Skretny, of Federal District Court in Buffalo, said the expanded bans... Read More