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How Have Your Members of Congress Voted on Gun Bills?

How Have Your Members of Congress Voted on Gun Bills?

Come election time, let’s use our votes to defeat representatives who have refused to support strong, sensible gun laws. NPR has just posted a useful tool in its post, “How Have Your Members Of Congress Voted On Gun Bills?.”  It links to charts showing how each state’s Congressional representatives voted on gun issues over the... Read More
Take Action to Oppose President Trump's Supreme Court Nomination

Take Action to Oppose President Trump’s Supreme Court Nomination

Please join NYAGV in opposing President Trump’s nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the United States Supreme Court. New York State’s gun laws are some of the strongest in the nation and have helped keep New Yorkers safe from gun violence. Judge Gorsuch’s record indicates that he would weaken reasonable public safety laws and make... Read More
Thanks for marching with NYAGV!

Thanks for marching with NYAGV!

Thanks to all those who came out January 21 to march with NYAGV in New York, Buffalo and Washington, DC, to send the message that smart gun laws save lives of women and all Americans! In the U.S., domestic violence assaults involving a firearm are 12 times more likely to result in death than those... Read More
NY Gets High Marks for Strong Gun Laws

NY Gets High Marks for Strong Gun Laws

New York State has again earned top marks for its strong gun laws, according to a new state-by-state analysis by the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence, the nation’s leading resource for tracking and analyzing gun laws. Read More
New York State Gun Law Summary

New York State Gun Law Summary

A summary of New York State gun laws from the 2015 Gun Law State Scorecard, published by the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence: New York State Gun Laws Among other things, New York: Requires all private firearm sales, including those at a gun show, to be processed through a licensed dealer, who conducts a... Read More
League of Women Voters of NYS Joins CAP Coalition

League of Women Voters of NYS Joins CAP Coalition

New Yorkers Against Gun Violence (NYAGV) is proud to welcome the League of Women Voters for New York State to the New York State Coalition to Prevent Child Access to Guns. NYAGV is organizing the coalition to build support for the enactment of A8293, Nicholas’s Law, a child access prevention (CAP) Read More
NYAGV in the News: The Dangers of Concealed Carry Gun Laws

NYAGV in the News: The Dangers of Concealed Carry Gun Laws

NYAGV Executive Director Leah Gunn Barrett discussed the dangers of concealed carry, the history of concealed carry laws, and New York’s gun safety laws with WBEZ Chicago Public Radio. Read More