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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
Concealed Carry Bill Advances in the House--Take Action to Stop It!

Concealed Carry Bill Advances in the House–Take Action to Stop It!

Yesterday the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017 passed the U.S. House Judiciary Committee and is on the way to be voted on the House floor. This dangerous NRA-backed bill would override state gun laws and force states like New York to accept weaker concealed carry laws of other states. We New Yorkers have fought... Read More
Join us! Concealed Carry Reciprocity Forum - Sept. 7 in White Plains

Join us! Concealed Carry Reciprocity Forum – Sept. 7 in White Plains

Join NYAGV and other activists and policy experts for the “Concealed Carry Reciprocity Forum,” a free community event on Thursday, September 7 in White Plains. The forum will discuss the very dangerous legislation proposed in Congress, called Federal Concealed Carry Reciprocity (CCR). CCR would override state laws and require states to honor concealed carry permits of... Read More
Public Forum Discusses Ways to Act Against Concealed Carry Reciprocity

Public Forum Discusses Ways to Act Against Concealed Carry Reciprocity

Thanks to all who came out April 4 in New York City for the public forum about the dangers of federal Concealed Carry Reciprocity (CCR). CCR would override New York’s strong, sensible gun laws and allow visitors from weak gun law states to carry hidden, loaded weapons onto our streets and into our public spaces. At the... Read More
Stop Concealed Carry Reciprocity

Stop Concealed Carry Reciprocity

Don’t let the NRA-backed Congress override New York’s strong, sensible gun laws. Read More
Take Action: Don't Let Congress Override New York's Strong Gun Laws

Take Action: Don’t Let Congress Override New York’s Strong Gun Laws

New York’s strong gun laws are under threat by the NRA-backed Congress. Both houses are considering dangerous legislation to require New York and other strong gun law states to recognize the concealed carry permits of gun owners from all other states–no matter how weak their gun laws. Read More
Join us April 4 for a Free Public Forum on Concealed Carry Reciprocity

Join us April 4 for a Free Public Forum on Concealed Carry Reciprocity

Please join NYAGV April 4 in New York City for a free community discussion, “Concealed Carry Reciprocity: Dangerous for New York.” Federal Concealed Carry Reciprocity (CCR) would override New York law and allow visitors from weak gun law states to carry hidden weapons onto our streets and into our public places such as Times Square,... Read More
Help stop federally mandated concealed carry--a danger to all New Yorkers.

Help stop federally mandated concealed carry–a danger to all New Yorkers.

HR 986–National Concealed Carry Reciprocity— could soon pass in the House, with 215 co-sponsors. This dangerous bill would require New York and other strong gun law states to recognize the concealed carry permits of gun owners from all other states–no matter how weak their gun laws. So if HR 986 is passed, a visitor from Texas... Read More