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Supreme Court Will Hear Case on New York Gun Safety Law

Supreme Court Will Hear Case on New York Gun Safety Law

On Monday, the Supreme Court of the United States agreed to hear a case on a New York State law, dating back to 1911, which imposes limits on carrying firearms in public. The overturning of this gun safety legislation would imperil the safety of New Yorkers, coming in a time...Read More
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NYAGV Kicks Off Remote Lobby Week

NYAGV Kicks Off Remote Lobby Week

New Yorkers Against Gun Violence and Youth Over Guns recently kicked off their annual youth-centered lobbying effort. Instead of the typical Lobby Day in Albany, the groups are hosting a remote Lobby Week, where students will meet virtually with lawmakers at all levels of government – local, state and federal.  Students from the ReACTION program... Read More
NYAGV Featured in The New Yorker

NYAGV Featured in The New Yorker

Hot off the presses! Check out this feature on New Yorkers Against Gun Violence Ed Fund’s ReACTION program and Youth Over Guns in the April 5th issue of The New Yorker! Read More
Cities Across New York Witnessed a Surge in Gun Violence in 2020

Cities Across New York Witnessed a Surge in Gun Violence in 2020

In a year marked by social unrest, economic instability, and the deadliest pandemic in a century, New York’s largest cities saw a dramatic increase in shootings and firearm homicides.   Read More
The Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2021

The Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2021

Last week, the House of Representatives officially introduced legislation to require background checks on all gun sales – legislation that would have the biggest impact on reducing gun violence nationally, by closing a loophole that puts guns into the hands of dangerous people.  Read More
Sign the Petition to Support NYAGV's State Legislative Agenda

Sign the Petition to Support NYAGV’s State Legislative Agenda

NYAGV’s 2021 state legislative agenda aims to reduce gun violence by banning ghost guns, requiring microstamping, and funding gun violence prevention programs in the state budget. Read More
Lin-Manuel Miranda Wants You To Support NYAGV Ed Fund!

Lin-Manuel Miranda Wants You To Support NYAGV Ed Fund!

Playwright and star of Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda, addressed supporters of NYAGV Education Fund, thanking them for their backing and calling for additional donations. Read More
NYAGV Ed Fund Holds Virtual Annual Benefit

NYAGV Ed Fund Holds Virtual Annual Benefit

Joined by volunteers, sponsors, and concerned Americans, the New Yorkers Against Gun Violence Education Fund recently held its 2020 Virtual Annual Benefit. Read More
Stand Up to the Threat of Ghost Guns

Stand Up to the Threat of Ghost Guns

NYAGV needs your help. Loopholes in New York State law have allowed a growing number of untraceable “ghost guns” and unfinished firearm frames to be built and sold in New York. Read More