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NYAGV Appoints New Executive Director

NYAGV Appoints New Executive Director

On April 26, the Boards of Directors of New Yorkers Against Gun Violence (NYAGV) and the New Yorkers Against Gun Violence Education Fund announced the appointment of Rebecca Fischer as Executive Director. Fischer, an attorney,... Read More
Students Heading to Albany for Lobby Day

Students Heading to Albany for Lobby Day

On Tuesday, May 2, we’ll be taking high school students in the NYAGV ReAction Youth Program on a field trip to the state capital–where they’ll get a chance to meet with legislators, share... Read More
Public Forum Discusses Ways to Act Against Concealed Carry Reciprocity

Public Forum Discusses Ways to Act Against Concealed Carry Reciprocity

Thanks to all who came out April 4 in New York City for the public forum about the dangers of federal Concealed Carry Reciprocity (CCR). CCR would override New York’s strong, sensible... Read More
Stop Concealed Carry Reciprocity

Stop Concealed Carry Reciprocity

Don’t let the NRA-backed Congress override New York’s strong, sensible gun laws. Read More
Take Action: Don't Let Congress Override New York's Strong Gun Laws

Take Action: Don’t Let Congress Override New York’s Strong Gun Laws

New York’s strong gun laws are under threat by the NRA-backed Congress. Both houses are considering dangerous legislation to require New York and other strong gun law states to... Read More
Join us April 19: Post-show Talk-Back with the Cast of "Church & State"

Join us April 19: Post-show Talk-Back with the Cast of “Church & State”

Join NYAGV and the cast of Church & State for a post-show talk-back April 19 in New York City. This new original play is about a political candidate who impulsively tells... 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