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Help Us Educate the Public and Advocate for the Extreme Risk Protection Order Bill

Help Us Educate the Public and Advocate for the Extreme Risk Protection Order Bill

In June, the New York State Assembly passed the New York Extreme Risk Protection Order bill (ERPO) (A.6994), life-saving legislation that will help prevent suicide, mass shootings, and... Read More
NYAGV Ranks NYS Legislators on Gun Safety

NYAGV Ranks NYS Legislators on Gun Safety

How does your New York State Senator and Assembly member stand on the gun safety issue? Take a look at this new ranking from NYAGV and find out! We reviewed each legislator’s vote on... Read More
Caving to Gun Lobby Pressure, Senate Fails the American Public (Again)

Caving to Gun Lobby Pressure, Senate Fails the American Public (Again)

US Senators again failed to protect the American public by voting down strong and effective measures to close the terror gap and and institute universal background checks on gun... Read More
How did your Assembly member vote on Nicholas's Law?

How did your Assembly member vote on Nicholas’s Law?

Nicholas’s Law, requiring the safe storage of guns not in the immediate possession of the owner, passed the New York State Assembly June 16 by a vote of 81-66. Did your... Read More
Kids Get an Inside Look at State Government on Albany Field Trip

Kids Get an Inside Look at State Government on Albany Field Trip

Thanks to all our supporters who helped to make Albany Lobby Day a success!  Held May 4, this popular field trip gave our reACTION Youth Program students–from high... Read More
ATF finally gets a permanent director!

ATF finally gets a permanent director!

In a rare victory for gun safety advocates, the U.S. Senate voted Wednesday to approve President Obama’s appointment of Todd Jones to head the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF). Jones had served... Read More
Senate Loses a Strong Voice for Gun Safety

Senate Loses a Strong Voice for Gun Safety

NYAGV regrets the passing today of Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ), a prominent supporter of strong gun safety laws.  Lautenberg’s last votes in the Senate occurred in April, when he voted to support... Read More
“Law and Order” Senators Vote Against Law and Order

“Law and Order” Senators Vote Against Law and Order

While many gun supporters oppose any reasonable limits on who should be able to buy and carry a gun, they also claim to be for “law and order.” However, the Senate’s... Read More