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NYAGV in the News: NY SAFE Enjoys Public and Constitutional Support, The Buffalo News

NYAGV in the News: NY SAFE Enjoys Public and Constitutional Support, The Buffalo News

NYAGV in the News: NY SAFE Enjoys Public and Constitutional Support, The Buffalo News letter to the editor, January 13, 2014 Read More
NYAGV in the News: Calls for Divestiture of Newtown Gun Maker

NYAGV in the News: Calls for Divestiture of Newtown Gun Maker

NYAGV’s Leah Gunn Barrett joined other gun safety advocates in a segment on MSNBC to call on Cerberus to sell its stake in the manufacturer of the semi-automatic rifle used by Adam Lanza in last year’s Newtown... Read More
NYAGV in the News: Barrett on "All In With Chris Hayes"

NYAGV in the News: Barrett on “All In With Chris Hayes”

Leah Gunn Barrett, Executive Director of New Yorkers Against Gun Violence, joined other advocates to discuss the resurgence of the gun-safety movement on MSNBC’s All In with Chris Hayes November 12. Read More
NYAGV in the News: Exec Director's Letter in the NY Times

NYAGV in the News: Exec Director’s Letter in the NY Times

NYAGV Executive Director Leah Gunn Barrett’s letter to the editor about children and guns appears in today’s New York Times. She wrote the piece in response to the Times’ recent cover story titled Guns and... Read More
NYAGV in the News: The New Yorker Profiles NYAGV Education Director

NYAGV in the News: The New Yorker Profiles NYAGV Education Director

The New Yorker recently profiled Shaina Harrison, Program Director of the reACTION youth program–the NYAGV Education Fund’s after-school class that teaches teens about gun violence and its prevention. The New Yorker article, “Red Hook Postcard: Community Guns,” appears on pages 22-23... Read More
NYAGV in the News: The Dangers of Concealed Carry Gun Laws

NYAGV in the News: The Dangers of Concealed Carry Gun Laws

NYAGV Executive Director Leah Gunn Barrett discussed the dangers of concealed carry, the history of concealed carry laws, and New York’s gun safety laws with WBEZ Chicago Public Radio. Read More
NYAGV in the News: Board VP Rob Wilcox on MSNBC

NYAGV in the News: Board VP Rob Wilcox on MSNBC

Rob Wilcox, attorney and New Yorkers Against Gun Violence Board VP, discusses the NRA’s roll in the recent Colorado recall election with MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry in two segments on 9/14/13. Read More
NYAGV Albany Chapter Head Discusses "Shoot-first" Laws and Zimmerman Acquittal

NYAGV Albany Chapter Head Discusses “Shoot-first” Laws and Zimmerman Acquittal

Robyn Ringler, head of the Albany Chapter of New Yorkers Against Gun Violence, was interviewed on YNN TV’s Capital Region about George Zimmerman’s acquittal in the killing of Trayvon Martin. Ringler focused on the danger of Florida’s... Read More