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This week, your lawmakers delivered. Please thank them.

This week, your lawmakers delivered. Please thank them.

This past week, New York State Senators and Assembly members passed six new bills to reduce gun violence that will become law upon the Governor’s signature. The gun lobby and its supporters are already gearing up to oppose those who supported these bills–so it’s important we all show these legislators our appreciation! Please contact your representatives and thank... Read More
NYS Lawmakers Pass Bills to Reduce Gun Violence

NYS Lawmakers Pass Bills to Reduce Gun Violence

New York made significant progress in its efforts to reduce gun violence when the State Assembly and Senate approved six bills on January 29. Read More
NYAGV Announces State Office Endorsements for November Elections

NYAGV Announces State Office Endorsements for November Elections

October 18, 2018 – New Yorkers Against Gun Violence announced its state office candidate endorsements for elections being held on November 6, 2018. Each candidate has made a strong commitment to policies that reduce gun violence and help protect New York communities. NYAGV considered each candidate’s response to NYAGV’s candidate questionnaire, support for gun violence... Read More
Progress on Domestic Violence and Guns

Progress on Domestic Violence and Guns

This week, NYAGV was on hand as Governor Cuomo signed state legislation that strengthens the ability of authorities to remove guns from domestic abusers. For years, NYAGV has worked to build support for this new law, which closes a loophole to ensure that domestic abusers are required to surrender all firearms, not just handguns. It... Read More
Governor Cuomo Unveils Proposal to Remove Guns From Domestic Abusers

Governor Cuomo Unveils Proposal to Remove Guns From Domestic Abusers

–New York Would Require Mandatory Surrender of Firearms After All Domestic Violence Convictions, Including Misdemeanors– Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday unveiled a proposal to remove all firearms from those who commit domestic violence crimes. The legislation would require the immediate removal of all firearms from individuals convicted of domestic violence misdemeanors and prohibit those individuals from... Read More
Why, Governor Cuomo?

Why, Governor Cuomo?

Last week, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a “memorandum of understanding” with the state’s Senate Republicans agreeing to suspend the ammunition background check requirements that are part of the NY SAFE Act passed into law in 2013. NYAGV strongly opposes this memorandum and strongly supports background checks on ammunition sales, which help save lives.... Read More
NYAGV Welcomes Ruling on NY SAFE

NYAGV Welcomes Ruling on NY SAFE

New Yorkers Against Gun Violence welcomed yet another ruling upholding the constitutionality of the NY SAFE Act, this time by State Supreme Court Judge Thomas McNamara. Judge McNamara rejected the challenges to the law that had claimed it infringed on individual rights and that Governor Cuomo exceeded his authority by issuing a “message of necessity” that... Read More
NYAGV in the News: Barrett Comments on Judge Skretny's Decision in The New York Times

NYAGV in the News: Barrett Comments on Judge Skretny’s Decision in The New York Times

NYAGV in the News: Barrett Comments on Judge Skrety’s Decision Upholding NY SAFE in The New York Times Read More