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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
Federal Appeals Court Upholds NY SAFE Act

Federal Appeals Court Upholds NY SAFE Act

In a victory for strong gun laws, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has upheld provisions of the New York SAFE Act. The Court, in its October 19 decision, rejected the... 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
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
Newtown Alliance Joins NYAGV in Calling for Dicker Apology

Newtown Alliance Joins NYAGV in Calling for Dicker Apology

The Newtown Action Alliance has joined NYAGV in calling on Fred Dicker, radio show host and New York Post columnist, to apologize for referring the the Sandy Hook shootings as a “little... Read More