legislative advocacy to reduce
gun violence since 1993
ERPO/ "Red Flag" Bill Signed Into Law

ERPO/ “Red Flag” Bill Signed Into Law

The New York Extreme Risk (“Red Flag”) Protection Order bill is now law, after being signed on February 25 by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.Read More
NYS Lawmakers Pass Bills to Reduce Gun Violence

NYS Lawmakers Pass Bills to Reduce Gun Violence

New York made significant progress in its efforts to reduce gun violence when the State Assembly and Senate approved six bills on January 29.Read More
Latest From NYAGV
Special Western NY Event June 28 in Buffalo

Special Western NY Event June 28 in Buffalo

Calling all Western New York supporters: Reserve your tickets now to celebrate NYAGV’s 25th anniversary in Buffalo on June 28. This special event will honor area leaders Byron W. Brown, Mayor of Buffalo, and Brian Higgins, U.S. Congressman, NY-26. Join old friends and meet new ones who support NYAGV’s 25 years of work against gun... Read More
Thanks for joining the NYC Solidarity Walk!

Thanks for joining the NYC Solidarity Walk!

Thanks for joining NYAGV and our coalition partners for last Saturday’s NYC Solidarity Walk for Survivors of Gun Violence over the Brooklyn Bridge! You helped show you support for those who’ve experienced the trauma of gun violence, and to show our elected officials they need to take action. Here are some photos from the day:... Read More
New York Events for Gun Violence Awareness Month

New York Events for Gun Violence Awareness Month

Please join NYAGV for these New York events and remember to wear orange! Gun Violence Awareness Month is June. Mark your calendars to join NYAGV and other gun violence prevention groups at these events and help spread the word about our country’s gun violence problem and the need for elected officials to act. Niagara Falls... Read More
Join us in Buffalo on June 28 for NYAGV's 25th Anniversary Celebration

Join us in Buffalo on June 28 for NYAGV’s 25th Anniversary Celebration

Join us June 28 in Buffalo to celebrate NYAGV’s 25th anniversary and to honor area leaders Byron W. Brown, Mayor of Buffalo, and Brian Higgins, U.S. Congressman, NY-26. This special Western New York event will be held at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fontana Boathouse and will feature drinks and light fare. Come out to see old... Read More
Walk in Solidarity With Survivors Across the Brooklyn Bridge - Saturday, June 8

Walk in Solidarity With Survivors Across the Brooklyn Bridge – Saturday, June 8

Join NYAGV, Youth Over Guns, and our coalition of gun violence prevention organizations on Saturday, June 8, as we walk across the Brooklyn Bridge for the “Walk in Solidarity With Survivors of Gun Violence.” Gun violence affects all American communities, causing more than 36,000 deaths and 100,000 injuries on average each year. Come out June... Read More
NYS Lawmakers Vote to Ban Undetectable Guns

NYS Lawmakers Vote to Ban Undetectable Guns

On May 14, the New York State Assembly and Senate voted to ban undetectable guns, including 3D-printed guns, from being manufactured and sold across the state. The legislation, which is expected to be signed by Governor Cuomo, bans the manufacturing, sale, transport, and possession of firearms, rifles, shotguns, and the major components of weapons that... Read More
Thanks for supporting Youth Advocacy Day!

Thanks for supporting Youth Advocacy Day!

Thanks to our supporters who stepped up and sponsored students for Albany Youth Advocacy Day! Because of your support, our youth leaders are more energized than ever to advocate for safe schools and communities. Students from our ReACTION high school program and our Youth Over Guns advocacy group were excited to receive valuable hands-on experience in advocacy:... Read More
NYAGV, Youth Over Guns, Students and Legislators Rally at State Capitol

NYAGV, Youth Over Guns, Students and Legislators Rally at State Capitol

On May 7, NYAGV, Youth Over Guns, students from NYAGV’s ReACTION youth education program, volunteers and lawmakers rallied at the state Capitol to support gun violence prevention legislation. Read More