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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
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 28, as well as during the year-end giving season, you’ll... Read More
Youth Education is Invaluable to Reducing Gun Violence

Youth Education is Invaluable to Reducing Gun Violence

Youth education is invaluable to reducing gun violence in our communities. That’s why the NYAGV Education Fund created the ReACTION Youth Education Program.  At this year-long program taught in New York City public schools, students learn about... 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
2017 Annual Benefit Highlights

2017 Annual Benefit Highlights

Thank you for supporting Monday’s Annual Benefit & Silent Auction! Over 300 joined us in honoring New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, former New York State Senator Daniel Squadron, and activist Cleopatra Cowley-Pendleton. Your support benefitted The NYAGV Education Fund’s ReAction Youth... Read More
Youth Education Program Profiled by the Brooklyn Eagle

Youth Education Program Profiled by the Brooklyn Eagle

The NYAGV Education Fund’s ReAction Youth Education Program, which teaches public high school students about the dangers of gun violence and how to advocate for positive change, was recently profiled by the... 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