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NYAGV in the News: Gunn Barrett on Eldridge & Co.

NYAGV in the News: Gunn Barrett on Eldridge & Co.

NYAGV Executive Director Leah Gunn Barrett was interviewed October 14 by Ronnie Eldridge, former New York City Council member, for the CUNY-TV show Eldridge & Co. The discussion focused on the impact of weak gun laws–in other states and on the federal level–on gun violence in New York State. Watch and share the video!    ... Read More
NYAGV in the News: Barrett Responds to "Our Blind Spot About Guns," New York Times

NYAGV in the News: Barrett Responds to “Our Blind Spot About Guns,” New York Times

Leah Gunn Barrett responded to  Nicholas Kristof’s article  “Our Blind Spot About Guns” on August 4th, 2014. She discussed the need for consumer safety regulations for the production of guns in order to keep Americans safe.  Read More
NYAGV in the News: Barrett Interviewed on “Connections” Radio Show, WXXI News

NYAGV in the News: Barrett Interviewed on “Connections” Radio Show, WXXI News

Before speaking at a public forum in Rochester last month, NYAGV Executive Director Leah Gunn Barrett was interviewed by Frank Cegelski about gun safety and gun laws for the“Connections” radio show on WXXI News.  Joining Barrett on the show was Gary Pudup, a former policeman, a gun owner, and a former NRA member who recently joined New Yorkers Against... Read More
NYAGV in the News: Barrett Explains the Need for Nicholas’s Law on Park Slope Patch

NYAGV in the News: Barrett Explains the Need for Nicholas’s Law on Park Slope Patch

NYAGV in the News: Barrett Explains the Need for Nicholas’s Law on Park Slope Patch Leah Gunn Barrett, Executive Director of New Yorkers Against Gun Violence, writes about the need to protect children from unlocked guns in the home in a commentary for Park Slope Patch, June 26, 2014. http://parkslope.patch.com/groups/opinion/p/is-there-an-unlocked-gun-where-your-child-plays Read More
NYAGV in the News: McQuillen Claims Sheriff Not Enforcing NYSAFE, The Buffalo News

NYAGV in the News: McQuillen Claims Sheriff Not Enforcing NYSAFE, The Buffalo News

NYAGV in the News: McQuillen Claims Sheriff Not Enforcing NY SAFE, Buffalo News In a letter to the editor of the Buffalo News on April 4, 2014, Paul McQuillen, the Western New York Coordinator of NYAGV, claims that Sheriff Timothy Howard is not enforcing the NY SAFE Act by attending an NRA rally opposing the... Read More
NYAGV in the News: Barrett Discusses the NY SAFE Act in Rochester City Newspaper

NYAGV in the News: Barrett Discusses the NY SAFE Act in Rochester City Newspaper

NYAGV in the News: Barrett Discusses the NY SAFE Act in Rochester City Newspaper Leah Gunn Barrett, Executive Director of New Yorkers Against Gun Violence, was interviewed by Tim Louis Macaluso for “Building Support for Gun Safety” in the Rochester City Newspaper in June, before speaking at a Rochester community forum. http://www.rochestercitynewspaper.com/rochester/building-support-for-gun-safety/Content?oid=2384668 Read More
NYAGV in the News: Barrett Comments on Judge Skretny's Decision in The New York Times

NYAGV in the News: Barrett Comments on Judge Skretny’s Decision in The New York Times

NYAGV in the News: Barrett Comments on Judge Skrety’s Decision Upholding NY SAFE in The New York Times Read More
NYAGV in the News: Safe Storage of Guns

NYAGV in the News: Safe Storage of Guns

A letter by NYAGV Executive Director Leah Gunn Barrett about the safe storage of guns appeared in The New York Times on February 10. The letter was written in response to Joe Nocera’s “Gun Report” column about how frequently children are the victims of gun violence. Read More