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gun violence since 1993
More Events Added for Gun Violence Awareness Month

More Events Added for Gun Violence Awareness Month

More New York events have been added for Gun Violence Awareness Month. Please join us!Read More
Thanks for making Albany Advocacy Day a success!

Thanks for making Albany Advocacy Day a success!

Because of your generosity, we were able to gather hundreds of students from across the state to attend 2018 Albany Advocacy Day!Read More
Latest From NYAGV
College Groups Galvanizing Against Gun Violence

College Groups Galvanizing Against Gun Violence

The Parkland, Florida, mass shooting has galvanized students throughout the country in the efforts to fight gun violence. Recently NYAGV Executive Director Rebecca Fischer met with New York University’s College Democrats and other campus groups to discuss local gun violence prevention efforts in a lead up to their attendance at the March For Our Lives... Read More
Do you have your tickets yet?

Do you have your tickets yet?

Join us for the 2018 Westchester Regional Benefit Thursday, April 26, to honor gun violence prevention veterans and support the next generation of leaders! Read More
ERPO Bill Passes the NYS Assembly

ERPO Bill Passes the NYS Assembly

NYAGV applauds the New York State Assembly’s passage of the Extreme Risk Protection Order (ERPO) bill on March 6. NYAGV has been advocating for this legislation, which would enable families and police to prevent individuals in crisis from accessing guns through court-issued protection orders. Rebecca Fischer, Executive Director of NYAGV, said, “In the aftermath of the Parkland... Read More
NYAGV Advocates in Albany for the State ERPO Bill

NYAGV Advocates in Albany for the State ERPO Bill

NYAGV’s Executive Director, Rebecca Fischer, joined state legislators in Albany at a press conference on February 27 to advocate for the New York Extreme Risk Protection Order bills (S.7133/A.8976). Extreme risk protection orders would enable families and police to prevent individuals in crisis from accessing guns through court-issued protection orders. “We thank our supporters for helping us make... Read More
We CAN prevent mass shootings.

We CAN prevent mass shootings.

Yesterday in Parkland, Florida, at least 17 high school students were massacred by a gunman with an AR-15 assault weapon and multiple rounds of ammunition. Once again, easy access to guns caused senseless death, trauma, and grief. The “thoughts and prayers” of elected officials have done nothing to prevent mass shootings and they won’t prevent the next... Read More
Join us Sunday at GOP HQ in White Plains to Protest Mass Shootings

Join us Sunday at GOP HQ in White Plains to Protest Mass Shootings

Please join us and other advocates at the GOP’s headquarters in White Plains to protest against mass shootings and Congress’s inaction to protect its citizen from gun violence. Sunday, February 18 @ 2:00 pm Meet outside the GOP Headquarters 214 Mamaroneck Avenue White Plains, NY Read More
NYAGV Statement on the Parkland, Florida, School Shooting

NYAGV Statement on the Parkland, Florida, School Shooting

Although facts are still developing, reports have confirmed that a gunman armed with an AR-15 assault weapon shot and killed at least 17 students yesterday at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. “Once again, we grieve for the victims and their families in the aftermath of yet another horrific school shooting,” said Rebecca... Read More
Today, break the NRA's heart. Stop Concealed Carry Reciprocity.

Today, break the NRA’s heart. Stop Concealed Carry Reciprocity.

The federal Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act is the NRA’s top priority this year. CCR is a dangerous bill would override state gun laws and force states like New York to accept weaker concealed carry laws of other states. The bill has passed the House and the NRA is pushing hard for Senate approval. The President has... Read More