NYAGV is releasing a series of new public service announcements (PSAs) to highlight the dangers of guns in the home.

The 30-second PSAs look at how everyday situations–children playing, a teen breakup, and a domestic argument–can turn deadly when a gun is present. A gun bought for protection is 22 times more likely to be used in a homicide, suicide or gun accident than in a defensive scenario. 

PSA #1: “Game”

NYAGV’s first PSA conveys the importance of keeping guns safely stored when children are nearby. These dangers are real: Just last week, in East Orange, NJ, a five-year-old child unintentionally shot and killed his four-year-old brother with an unsecured gun. Please share this powerful video!

Former New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly has endorsed NYAGV’s PSAs in an introductory video:

NYAGV thanks The Jump Agency and Message Disciple, which created the videos and generously donated their time, expertise and resources.

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