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NYAGV Joins State Lawmakers to Announce Coalition for Extreme Risk Protection Order Law

NYAGV Joins State Lawmakers to Announce Coalition for Extreme Risk Protection Order Law

On January 17 in Albany, NYAGV and other advocacy groups joined with New York State Senators Brian Kavanagh and Brad Hoylman and Assembly member Jo Anne Simon to announce a new coalition to advocate for an Extreme Risk Protection Order (ERPO) Law in New York State. Extreme risk protection orders would enable families and police to prevent individuals... Read More
Join us! Free Movie Screening with NYS Senator Hoylman--August 4 in NYC

Join us! Free Movie Screening with NYS Senator Hoylman–August 4 in NYC

New York Senator Brad Hoylman will be hosting a free screening of Making a Killing: Guns, Greed and the NRA, this Thursday, August 4 in New York City. Please join us at the event–which also includes a followup panel discussion–at the SVA Theatre, 333 West 23rd Street, from 6-9 pm. Following the film screening, stay for the Q&A... Read More
Forum Discusses Policies on Mental Health and Guns

Forum Discusses Policies on Mental Health and Guns

NYAGV joined public health experts and legislators to discuss policies on mental health and guns at a forum at John Jay College for Criminal Justice in New York on November 19. Titled “Guns, Public Health & Mental Illness: New Approaches to Reducing Gun Violence in New York Through Evidence-­Based Policy,” the forum discussed ways to prevent mentally ill... Read More
Vote today to reduce gun violence!

Vote today to reduce gun violence!

Vote today for candidates who’ve committed to passing common sense gun laws to reduce gun violence. Here are some New York candidates who’ve made the commitment: NYS Senate: Justin Wagner (D-40); Mark Grisanti (I-60); Ted O’Brien (D-55);  Terry Gipson (D-41); James Kemmerer (D-22) NYS Read More
NYAGV Candidate Endorsements

NYAGV Candidate Endorsements

Election day is Tuesday, November 4. Remember to vote and please support these candidates committed to taking action to reduce and prevent gun violence: NYS Senate: Justin Wagner (D-40); Mark Grisanti (I-60); Ted O’Brien (D-55);  Terry Gipson (D-41); James Kemmerer (D-22) NYS Assembly: Brian Kavanagh (D-74); Michelle Schimel (D-16); Gary Pudup (D-134) NYS Governor: Andrew... Read More
NYAGV Announces 2014 Gun Safety Legislative Priorities

NYAGV Announces 2014 Gun Safety Legislative Priorities

Child access prevention (CAP) and microstamping will highlight NYAGV’s gun safety legislative priorities for New York State in 2014. On January 15–the one-year anniversary of the NY SAFE Act–NYAGV announced gun safety proposals for the new legislative session that builds on NY SAFE and maintains the state’s role as a national leader on sensible gun safety... Read More