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Monroe County Legislator to Introduce Firearm Safe Storage Bill

Monroe County Legislator to Introduce Firearm Safe Storage Bill

At a press conference on February 11, Monroe County Legislator Ernest Flagler-Mitchell announced his plans to introduce Firearm Safe Storage legislation to the Monroe County Legislature after a series of public hearings. Flagler-Mitchell was joined by Brockport Police Chief Daniel Varrenti, NYAGV Upstate Coordinator Gary Pudup, and members of law enforcement and the community. The... Read More
Community Discussions: Rochester and Buffalo

Community Discussions: Rochester and Buffalo

NYAGV continues its activities at the community level, participating in several recent forums on gun violence with local organizations and elected officials in Rochester and Buffalo. “With our strong grassroots presence in Western New York, we have dispelled the gun lobby myth that Upstate New Yorkers don’t care about gun violence prevention. They care passionately and support... Read More
Kids Get an Inside Look at State Government on Albany Field Trip

Kids Get an Inside Look at State Government on Albany Field Trip

Thanks to all our supporters who helped to make Albany Lobby Day a success!  Held May 4, this popular field trip gave our reACTION Youth Program students–from high schools in Crown Heights, the Bronx and Harlem–the opportunity to experience state government first hand. Read More
Member Meeting Highlights Legislative Activities

Member Meeting Highlights Legislative Activities

At NYAGV’s Spring Member Meeting on March 31 in New York City,  NYAGV members got a chance to network and find out about NYAGV’s state and federal legislative activities. After showing a video, “Guns with History,”  NYAGV Executive Director Leah Gunn Barrett updated attendees on NYAGV’s New York 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
Why a career police officer quit the NRA.

Why a career police officer quit the NRA.

Retired police officer Gary Pudup of Rochester recently submitted his life member resignation to the National Rifle Association. Pudup, who recently joined New Yorkers Against Gun Violence, shared with us his resignation Read More